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Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Posted By:  Tina Walker Davis
Date Posted:  9/29/2017

Get into fall by decorating a pumpkin as one of your favorite book characters. It’s easy and fun for the whole family. Decorated pumpkins will be on display in the libraries October 16 through November 1.



  • Pumpkins must be delivered with completed entry form to your nearest Deschutes Public Library during regular business hours October 13, 14, 15, or 16. No late entries accepted.
  • Objects, paper, and materials of any kind may be pinned or glued to pumpkins. Participants may also draw or paint on pumpkins.
  • Pumpkins may not be carved, cut, or hollowed out.
  • No candles, electrical devices, or vulgarity of any kind are permitted.
  • Complete both halves of the entry form.
  • Retrieve your pumpkin by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3.
  • One entry per person.


Important dates:

October 13-16: Pumpkin submissions accepted at local libraries; don't forget your entry form.

October 20-30: Vote for your favorite pumpkin in the library or on Facebook.

October 31: Winners announced at 11:00 a.m.; winners receive a library swag bag.

November 3: Retrieve your pumpkin by 5:00 p.m.; remaining pumpkins will be discarded.

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