The Great Pumpkin Carve Out is a carved pumpkin contest (evening display) that will be held at Hanson House, 38 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ on Saturday, October 21nd with a rain date of October 28th. The contest is open to all ages with cash awards given for funniest, scariest, and most original in age groups 4-8, 9-12, 13-17 and 18-adult. Drop off your creatively carved pumpkins from 10 -3 pm at Hanson Park, 38 Springfield Ave, Cranford on Saturday October 21nd along with a completed registration form. The carved pumpkins will be displayed at night on their own pedestals along the lighted garden pathways of Hanson Park, from 6-9 pm.
In addition to the stroll, the 1954 camp classic movie “THEM!” will bring atomically altered giant ants to Cranford, so bring you blankets for the show on a giant screen.
Registration forms are available at jcas.org or from the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., Cranford before the event or the day of event at Hanson House from- 10am – 3pm. Pumpkins can be picked up after the event. This is a free event for the public made possible by Jersey Central Art Studios, Hanson Park Conservancy, Cranford Jaycees, and The Friends of the Cranford Public Library.