Who Had the Biggest Pumpkin?

ohio pumpkin festSince 1903, every year the town of Circleville Ohio hosts a huge pumpkin extravaganza in October. The events include pie eating, egg tossing, big wheel race, Miss Pumpkin Show, Little Miss Pumpkin Show, and hog calling but one of the most intriguing events is the winner of the largest pumpkin. This years winner  was Cecil Weston with his 1,553.5 lb pumpkin! Now that’s going to make a lot of pumpkin pie!

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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