Carve Your Own Jack-’o-Lantern at Salem Square

Old Salem Museums & Gardens in Winston-Salem will provide free pumpkins for children who participate in its annual Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest.


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Photo courtesy of Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Old Salem Museums & Gardens in Winston-Salem will provide free pumpkins for children who participate in its annual Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. while supplies last.

The event will take place at Salem Square at South Main and Academy streets, and prizes will be offered in several categories. Completed jack-’o-lanterns will be lighted and displayed on the fence at the square for Trick or Treat in Old Salem the next night, Oct. 25. After 7:30 that evening, participants may take their pumpkins home.

Each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who should bring carving tools from home. Old Salem will announce the contest winners on its Facebook page Oct. 26.

Tickets are not required. For more information, email info@oldsalem.org or call 721-7300.

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