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Greater UG Area Chamber / Racine Co. Agg. Society

Union Grove

 Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest


This exciting event will be held October 22 & 23, 2016. The Great Pumpkin Fest is a community event celebrating the fall season with a focus on youth and the development of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) skills in local schools. The event highlights a Pumpkin Chuckin competition where teams will build either a catapult, trebuchet or slingshot to launch an 8 to 10 lb. pumpkin for distance, accuracy, and creativity.

  “The Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook-Off”, this is a State Championship sanctioned Kansas City Barbecue Society event. The Fest includes an abundance of family-friendly activities including: free kids games, rides, kids activities, pie eating contest, pie acution, pumpkin baking contest, peoples choice chili cook-off and costume contests for both adults and youth. 


We hope to see you there!

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