Stark Raving Pumpkin Carving

It’s Fall y’all and the UM Museum is getting festive this Halloween! Enter our second annual pumpkin carving contest for a chance to win prizes and be featured on our social media! Fun for all ages!


Here’s How:
1. Pre-register below by Friday, October 22.
2. BYOP (Bring your own pumpkin)! Obtain a pumpkin of appropriate size and beauty to be worthy of your artistic skills.
3. Carve said pumpkin into a creative masterpiece.
4. Deliver your pumpkin to the Walton-Young House (yellow house next to the museum) on Thursday, October 28 between 9am-1pm.


Pumpkins will be displayed on the Walton-Young House front lawn all Halloween Weekend! Spectators are encouraged to stop by or drive-thru to check out our ‘Haunted’ Historic House and our contest entries, as well as cast votes on their favorites! Please remember to practice social distancing!

Winners announced on social media on Monday, November 1
May the best pumpkins win!

Entry Fee: $3 members, $5 non-members
Pre-registration is required
Registration closes Friday, October 22

Rules/logistics:

1. Pre-register by Friday, October 22.
2. Pumpkins may be carved, painted, or sculpted.
3. Must be family friendly.
4. Pumpkin must be dropped off to the Walton-Young House (yellow house next to the UM Museum) on Thursday, October 28 between 9am-1pm.

Contact Gracie Mauldin gomauldi@go.olemiss.edu for further details.


Price:

$5.00