Annual giant pumpkin showdown this weekend

C—Spotlight—2012 Winners

C—Spotlight—2012 WinnersSince 2000, Warren’s Frerichs Farm has hosted the Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Grower’s annual weigh-off on Columbus Day Weekend, welcoming thousands of people to come see the pumpkins and enjoy the festivities, with music by The Whippets and food and drinks available. At last year’s weigh-off, Ron Wallace (above) came in first with his 1,872 pound pumpkin.
WHERE: 65 Kinnicutt Ave., Warren.
WHEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 12 (rain date Oct. 13). Pumpkin drop at 11:30 a.m.; weigh-off starts at noon.
COST: Free admission; parking is $5.
MORE INFO: 401/245-8245.

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