SCHEDULE

2014 Schedule

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Sunday, September 28th

12:30 p.m.                            Free pumpkin give away for children (Courthouse)
1:00 p.m.                              Decorating & Set Up Courthouse Lawn

THURSDAY, October 2nd

8:00 a.m.  -  6:00 p.m.        DECORATED PUMPKIN DROP OFF (Courthouse)
9:00 a.m.                             PUMPKIN PIE SALES BEGIN
11:00 a.m.                          FOOD COURT OPENS (Sherman St.)
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.         Free GRAND PUMPKIN REGISTRATION
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.         Souvenir Booth Open
4:30 p.m                            $ WHITE PUMPKIN 5K REGISTRATION
6:00 p.m.                            WHITE 5K ROAD RACE (Highland Pines School, 1381 Cleaver Rd.)
6:15 p.m.                           PRINCE & PRINCESS CROWNING (Courthouse)
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.         Meet Harvey the Pumpkin (Courthouse)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3rd

9:00 a.m.                               DECORATED PUMPKIN JUDGING
9:00 a.m.                               PUMPKIN PIE SALES BEGIN
10:00 a.m.                            ARTS & CRAFTS (Approx 5:00 p.m.)
10:00 a.m.                            FOOD COURT OPENS (Sherman St.)
2:00 p.m. –  5:00 p.m.       Free  Eclectic junction band (Entertainment Tent, Sherman Street)
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.         CHILDRENS INFLATABLES (Schall School, 325 E. Frank St.)
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.         Souvenir Booth Open
4:30 p.m.                              Free HOMETOWN IDOL REGISTRATION (Entertainment Tent)      
7:00 p.m.                              $ EUCHRE TOURNAMENT (Brentwood, 178 Park Dr.)
7:30 p.m.                              Free HOMETOWN IDOL COMPETITION  (Entertainment Tent)     

SATURDAY, October 4th

:30 a.m.                               CLOSURE OF STATE STREET (M-81)
9:00 a.m.                               PUMPKIN PIE SALES BEGIN
9:00 a.m.                               FOOD COURT OPENS (Sherman St.)
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.        Free BABY CONTEST REGISTRATION (Caro Methodist Church, 670 W Gilford Rd)
10:00 a.m.                            ARTS & CRAFTS (Downtown until 5 p.m.)
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     $ CAR & MOTORCYCLE  SHOW REGISTRATION (Entertainment Tent)
10:00 a.m. -  11:00 a.m.    BABY CONTEST JUDGING (Caro Methodist Church, 670 W Gilford Rd)
10:00 a.m. -  11:00 a.m.    Free Children’s BIATHLON REGISTRATION (At VG’s)
NOON - 4:00 p.m.              CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW
11:00 a.m.                            CHILDREN’S BIATHLON RACE (At VG’s, 1520 W. Caro Rd.)
11:00 a.m.                            Free COOK/BAKE OFF REGISTRATION
                                                 (Continental Home Center, 362 N. State St.)
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.       Souvenir Booth Open 
11:30 a.m.                            JUDGING PUMPKIN BAKEOFF/COOKOFF
NOON                                   NATIONAL ANTHEM  - Courthouse Area
12:15 p.m.                            County wide SCHOOL PIE EATING Competition
                                                 (State St. & Sherman St.)
NOON - 4:00 p.m.              Free PETTING ZOO and INFLATABLES
                                                (Schall School, 325 E. Frank St.)
NOON - 4:00 p.m.              CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES
                                                (Blessing Center, 209 N. State St.)
2:00 p.m.                              CACKLEFEST (Courthouse)
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.         Midnight Blue Band
                                                (Entertainment Tent - Sherman St.)
4:00 p.m.                              FREE Childrens Matinee -  THE WIZARD OF OZ
                                                (Strand Theatre)
4:30 p.m.                              Free PUMPKIN DERBY REGISTRATION (M81/ Sherman St.)
5:00 p.m.                              PUMPKIN DERBY (Food Court)
8:30 p.m.                              PUMPKIN BASH (Staged/held at  Brentwood - 178 Park Dr.)
8:30 p.m.                              FIREWORKS (Caro High School Football Field)
                                                Rain Date: Sunday, Oct. 5th   8:30 p.m.
                                               
SUNDAY, October 5th

9:00 a.m.                               PUMPKIN PIE SALES BEGIN
10:00 a.m.                            FOOD COURT OPENS (Sherman St.)
10:30 a.m.                            BEAN SOUP GIVEAWAY (Courthouse)
10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.       Souvenir Booth Open
NOON - 12:30 p.m.            Free STRUT-A-MUTT REGISTRATION
                                                (Pizza Hut, 815 S. State St.)
12:30 p.m.                            STRUT-A-MUTT (To Trudeau Square, 157 N. State St.)   
12:30 p.m.                            Closure of STATE STREET (M-81)
1:30 p.m.                              Grand PARADE (Starting at Quinn St. to Park Dr.)   
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.        Children May  PICK UP their Pumpkins
                                                (Courthouse Lawn)

 

• Schedule of Events Subject to Change.
• Please No Pets in Food Court Area.
• No Skate Boards or Bicycles on M81/ State St. During Festival.
• Portable Restrooms Available Throughout Downtown Caro - Side Streets. 

 

Portable Restroom locations

 

 

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