The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

October 17, 2013

Jack-O-Lantern Contest, Oct. 22 in Mifflinburg

The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Once again, Mifflinburg will host a jack-o-lantern contest at the Mifflinburg Community Park. Please note the date has been changed to Tuesday, Oct. 22. Contest hours are from 7 to 8 p.m. with judging of everyone’s pumpkins beginning at 7:30 p.m.  

This is a safe family event so absolutely no candles or flames of any type. Battery lights are allowed for illuminating carved creations. Jack-o-lanterns must arrive at the competition fully cleaned and carved.

Prize ribbons will be given for categories of: scariest, most creative, traditional, happiest, and best from a home grown pumpkin. There are three age groups including ages 9 and under, ages 10 through 17 and age 18 and over.

As a follow up to the jack-o-lanterns, the borough’s trick or treat night will be Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m.