Stark Raving Pumpkin Carving

Stark Raving Pumpkin Carving

It’s Fall y’all and the UM Museum is getting festive this Halloween! Enter our first ever 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 23.
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).

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. Please remember to wear a mask and practice social distancing!

Winners announced on social media on Saturday, October 31
May the best pumpkins win!

Entry Fee: $3 members, $5 non-members
Pre-registration is required
Registration closes Friday, October 23


1. Pre-register by Friday, October 23.
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). Drop off will be contactless.

Contact Stacy Bell at for further details.