Pumpkin Festival 2014

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THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS, PATRONS, VENDORS AND VOLUNTEERS!  IT WAS A GREAT DAY AND WE LOOK FORWARD 2015.  
KEEP CHECKING THIS PAGE FOR PHOTOS AND LISTS OF OUR WINNERS OF THE VARIOUS CONTESTS!

 

BASKET AUCTION WINNERS
Prizes can be picked up at 
The Academy at Mainstage Center for the Arts
27 s. Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ   08012
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday    4:30 – 8:00
Saturdays 10 – 12
Ticket Number                                    Prize                                         Winner Name
803911.                                   Small Fall Kitchen                                     Kim Matsinger
817322.                                  Hotlips Hair Accessories                          Stefanie Kalit
816733.                                 Holiday Reindeer & Baking                      Crystal Grone
813244.                                Just Kidz Fashion Doll                               Fran Locascio
807855.                               Partylite Candles                                           Audrey Leadley                   
80862525.                            Star Wars                                                       Angela Oberholtzer
808166.                                Kitchen Accessories                                    Dawn Ross

803877.                                $25 Acme Gift Card                                      Kim Matsinger
811488.                                 Daily Blessings Basket                                Nora Davis
807899.                                Halloween Countdown                               Audrey Leadley
80021010.                            Picture Frame                                               Jason Melcher
81641111.                              Oster Food Steamer                                    Kelly Dougherty
80271212.                             Nifty Fifties Basket                                      Lorena Melcher
80781313.                             Candles, Slippers                                         Audrey Leadley
 
80041414.                            Halloween Lights                                        Karen Burroughs
80141515.                              Mystery Date Night $50 value                Diane Ferry
81551616.                              Treasure the Memories                            Kathy Bucceroni
80291717.                              Summer Fun Server                                  Gary Githens
80471818.                             Digital Living                                                Stephanie Humphries
80631919.                             View Sonic Digital Fame                          Robert Snyder
80902020.                           Holiday Pillows & Candle                        Jennifer Still
80312121.                              Veggie Tray & Cutting Board                  Laura Pinolino
80652222.                            Hess Helicopters                                         Michelle Looby
81712323.                              Super Pretzel                                                Jennifer Klein
81632424.                             7 Ft Snowman                                              Tom Russell

80342626.                           Swiss Gear Back to School                       Joe Soli
80132727.                            Owl Decoration                                             Debbie McGee
81232828.                            12 Holidays of Tea                                       Joan Ferrara
80482929.                            Cup of Soup                                                  Patti Sponyoe
81263030.                             Rolling Cooler & Soda                             Joan Bucci

80143131.                             $25 Itunes & Calgon                                    Diane Ferry
80853232.                            Disco Lights                                                   Nancy Dougherty
80563333.                            Fall Pumpkin Mix & accessories            Dawn Snyder
80983434.                            2 Bath Sets                                                     Charlene Sediri
80693535.                           $20 Color Me Mine                                       Amanda Karwacki
80893636.                           Toy Bzasket                                                     Randee Speece
81643737.                             Bath Towels                                                    Kelly Dougherty
80893838.                           Halloween Candy                                         Randee Speece
80103939.                           Toy Cars                                                           Megan George
81134040.                            Vera Bradley Bag                                          Donna Temmallo
80304141.                            Avon Basket                                                    Dawn Quan
80094242.                           Toys                                                                    Vernon McCoy
80224343.                            Holiday Basket                                              Kathleen Miller
80314444.                             Candles & Picture Frames                       Laura Pinolino
81704545.                              Hello Kitty                                                     Trisha Hayden
80884646.                           Premiere Designs                                         Randee Speece
81004747.                             Avon Jewelry & Bath Set                          Sandra Dronfield
81684848.                             Frozen Puzzle                                               Crystal Grone
80684949.                             Freeze Pops & Hopping Ball                  Amanda Karwacki
81645050.                              Avon Earrings & Picture frames          Kelly Dougherty
81635151.                              $25 Itunes & candles                                      Tom Russell
80685252.                             Coby Digital frame                                        Amanda Karwacki
80485353.                             Stress Relief Basket                                       Patti Sponyoe
80535454.                            Moves & Throw                                                 Bryan Kowasa
80565555.                            Phillies Toaster                                                  Dawn Snyder
81105656.                              Weaving Loom & Latch Hook                      Tabitha Bush
81125757.                               Canisters                                                             Donna Temmallo
80775858.                             $25 Starbucks GC                                             Angela McCormick
80885959.                             Beach Toys                                                          Randee Speece
81256060.                               I Love You                                                         Faith Furman
80046161.                               Hess Trucks                                                     Karen Burroughs
80216262.                              Jewelry & Hair Accessories                        Denise Engelbert
80676363.                              $25 Edlens GC/Frames                                 Dawn Ritzler
81346464.                               Kids Assortment Basket                                Fran Locascio
80606565.                              Size 8 Boots                                                       Donna Doblemen
80746666.                              Igloo Cooler & Diet Coke                               Robert Klein
80876767.                               Toys & Puzzle                                                     Robert Klein
80396868.                              Sprite & Movies                                                Kim Matsinger
80376969.                              Head Lamps & Card games                           Kim Matsinger
81057070.                         Picture Frames, Candles, Parenthod               Karen Febish
8123717                                        Suncatcher                                                        Joan Ferrara
81197272                              Wine & Accessories                                                Anne Revas
81367373.                             Eagles & Party Baskets                                         Joseph Dibona
80897474                                   Soap                                                                      Randee Speece

 

Sponsored by

Sponsors: Beneficial Bank, Elauwit Media, Today's Shopper

Ah, fall – time for pumpkins, cider doughnuts, leaves splashed in color, and the 23nd Annual Blackwood Pumpkin Festival sponsored by Mainstage Center for the Arts, Beneficial Bank, and others. This year’s event takes place Sunday, October 5, 2014, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.(raindate: Oct. 12th) in and around The Studio at Mainstage, 27 South Black Horse Pike, Blackwood, NJ. The festival draws 10,000 people each year to enjoy food, games, music, shopping among 200 vendors, and four stages of entertainment.

Activities include pumpkin painting, hayrides,amusement rides, Scarecrow making, bounce houses, a pumpkin carving contest, face painting, a costume contest, talent contest and more.

HAYRIDE

“After such a long-hot summer, the Pumpkin Festival is a great way to celebrate the joys of the fall season,” said Anne Marie Weaver, Director of Special Projects, Mainstage Center for the Arts. “We look for-ward to welcoming and entertaining the thousands of families who make it an annual tradition.”

All proceeds benefit Mainstage Center for the Arts, a non-profit organization committed to providing affordable, quality arts education and entertainment for the South Jersey Community.

Vendors love this exciting crowd pleasing event.


VENDORS:
We are still accepting vendors for the 23rd Annual Blackwood Pumpkin Festival. Please print out the appropriate form and send it in
quickly as spaces are filling fast.

 

OUR VENDOR SPACES ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT!!!
Please e-mail:Summer@mainstage.org if you wish to be put on a waiting list in the event openings occur or to be considered for next year.  Thank you for your support.  We look forward to seeing you at the event.

 

Volunteers: 

Pumpkin Festival

THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH TO ALL OF THE AMAZING VOLUNTEERS WHO HELPED TO MAKE THE 23RD ANNUAL FESTIVAL A HUGE SUCCESS.

 

 

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Scarecrow Making Center

Sponsored by
             UnknownThis new section of the event

 will be located in Harwin Park

(next to Rite Aid Parking Lot.)
THANK YOU SO MUCH TO THE PUMPHREY FAMILY AND STUDENT VOLUNTEERS FROM CLEARVIEW REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL.  SCARECROW BUILDING WAS A BIG SUCCESS.

 

  

Contests

HOUSE DECORATING

PUMPKIN CARVING/DECORATING
TALENT
COSTUMES
(Read below for more details).

 

HOUSE DECORATING

SPONSORED BY

PNC logo

House Decorating FlyerCompetition Zone A
Glenn Ave,
Morris Ave
Marshall Ave.
West Railroad Ave up to Glenn
Pine Ave up to Glenn
Lakeside Ave

Competition Zone B
Clifton Ave
West Lake Ave
Central Ave
Elm Ave.
The balance of Pine Ave
Balance of West Railroad
East Railroad


Competition Zone C
New Jersey Ave.
Pennsylvania Ave.
Ohio Ave
Indiana
East Lake Ave to Ohio Ave.
East Church to Ohio
West Church Ave to BHP

The 23rd Annual Mainstage Center for the Arts Blackwood Pumpkin Festival is coming your way on October 5th, and as a prelude to the event we invite you to enter the House Decorating Contest sponsored by PNC Bank and Mainstage Center for the Arts. It is so easy just fill out the form, and bring it to: CHEWS FLORIST 10-4, ACADEMY HALL 4:30 and 8:00, Mon – Thurs, call in your entry to 1- 855-936-2467 ext. PUMPKIN FESTIVAL or email: housecontest@mainstage.org. Entries must be received no later than Wed. Oct. 2nd. Judging takes place on Saturday, Oct. 4th beginning at 10:00 am. Then join us on Sunday, October 5th at 3:15 pm behind the library to cheer each other on as prizes are announced.

Talent Contest 2012

Talent Contest 2012

Exciting  NEWS!!!!!
Talent Show 2014 will be sponsored by:
GCV Productions

TALENT CONTEST RULES

Talent Contest Information
Sunday, October 5 Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 12
Times will be assigned between: 11:30 – 3:00 pm.

A variety of Prizes will be awarded including: trophies and cash.
1. A contestant may enter only 1 act. Amateur Acts ONLY. Professional entertainers are not eligible for competition

2. Entry forms can be found on line at link below. An entry fee of $15.00 per act MUST accompany each form. NO entries will be accepted with out the $15.00 entry fee. This fee is non-refundable; therefore contestants should be prepared to compete on the rain date as well. Checks should be written to: Mainstage Center for the Arts.

3. All entries forms must be COMPLETELY filled out on line at the above web address or printed out and mailed to: Mainstage Center for the Arts, 27 South Black Horse Pike, Blackwood, NJ 08012 and received by MCA no later than Wednesday, October 1st. You can also register in person at The Studio at Mainstage Center for the Arts, 27 N. Blackhorse Pike, Blackwood, NJ 08012 Monday – Thursday, 4:30 – 8:30 pm. E-mails with your assigned time will be sent on Friday, Oct. 3rd.

4. There will be 2 age categories. Category A: Ages 4 – 10, Category B: Ages 11 – 18

5. If your act involves more than one person, the age of the OLDEST member will determine the age category in which your act appears. Group acts are limited to five (5) members only. NO BANDS.

6. We will be unable to provide any instruments or hookups. Pre-recorded high quality CDs, IPODS, or acoustic instruments recommended. Recorded music must be BACKROUND MUSIC ONLY. IT CANNOT HAVE ANY LEAD VOCALS ON THE TRACKS. Microphones will be provided. Performance space is limited to a 16’ wide by 8’ deep-carpeted platform.
7. Signatures of ALL persons in the act must appear on the application form. Parent signatures are required for all youth under the age of 18 at the time of the contest.

8. Photo release element of the application must be checked and signed by applicant and parent.

9. There is a 3minute time limit with a maximum 2 minute set up time. Please refrain from gift giving (flowers etc.) until the contestant has left the stage.

10. Contestants must remember this is a FAMILY ORIENTED EVENT. An act will be pulled from the stage if organizers believe the act to be in any way inappropriate for this event and disqualified from consideration for any prizes.

11. There will be a panel of judges and their decision is final. ABSOLUTELY NO INFORMATION will be released. (Score sheets will not be shared with contestants)

12. Judging is based but not limited to: Appearance, Stage Presence, Ability and Overall Audience Appeal.

13. There will be a limited number of contestant time slots. All acts will be notified of their competition time slot. Some alternates may also be notified in the event an act(s) fails to show up.
If an act is not ready to go on stage when called upon, that act may be removed from the competition.

TALENT CONTEST FORM



PUMPKIN CARVING/DECORATING
CONTEST

Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest sponsored by Gloucester Township McDonals

Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest sponsored by Gloucester Township McDonalds

SPONSORED BY Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest sponsored by Gloucester Township McDonalds

RULES AND LOCATION

Bring: A Field Grown Pumpkin ALREADY Carved or Decorated by contestant •
Times: 12:00pm-2:00pm •
Location: Harwan Park (next to Rite Aid on Black Horse Pike) •

Public Showing & Winners Announced: 3:30pm at the Library Parking Lot Stage
(only REAL Field grown CARVED or DECORATED pumpkins will be judged)


COSTUME CONTEST
Sponsored by

bounceU

                                                                                     Blackwood, NJ

Times: 11:30 am or 1:15 pm (Select One) •
Age Range: Up to age 12 • Register: 15 minutes before parade time at the Mainstage Information Booth, located between Johnson’s Amusement Rides, and the Petting Zoo in the Center of  Railroad Ave.

The latest information and photos from past festivals is available here.

                                         The Blackwood Pumpkin Festival is also sponsored in part by

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