2018 Pumpkin-Decorating Contest

We had several fantastic entries in our annual Pumpkin-Decorating Contest at the Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival. Thanks to all who participated, and congratulations to our winners!

Best Overall & Most Creative Design
“Mr. Hoover Picks a Winner” by Heather Doughty
Look closely… this unique design is a replica of last year’s Pumpkin-Decorating Contest winners and is currently displayed at the Lakeside Chautauqua Administration Office.  

Best Painted Design
“Reservations Only – at The Abigail” by Cathy Doughty
This Lakeside-inspired design is a tribute to the Abigail Tea Room and is currently displayed at the Lakeside Chautauqua Administration Office. 

Sweetest Design
“Yummy Caramel Apple” by Nicole Roth

Best Use of Props
“Camper Time” by Amelia (age 9), Eli (age 6) and Alice (age 4) Weeks

Best Design with Pumpkin & Natural Materials
“Eerie Cottage” by Ameila Gaiser (age 12)

Best Painted Design
“Black Panther” by Carsen Pirro (age 8)

Best Teen Design
“Beautiful White Owl” by Tristyn Morrow (age 14)

Best Youth Design
“Mermaid Tail” by Mariana Pirro  (age 12)

Best Child Design
“Brandon the Bat” by Garrett Neura (age 7)

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