Last night we went to the Great Pumpkin Carve in Chadds Ford, PA and saw the most amazing carved pumpkins. I can't believe that we have lived here for over seven years now and I have never heard of this event! We met our friends Jenny, Stefan, Soren, and Sammy there at 5pm - both of our families have small children so we thought it was better to get there early (a - before it was dark, and b- before it got too crowded). Here are some examples of some of my favourite carved pumpkins:
Bad Hair Day
Where The Wild Things Are
Sea Turtle (for Cristi)
Dia De Los Muertos
There are plenty more of the pumpkin pictures in my Flickr set if you would like to see them. I think what impressed me the most was the 3D cut-outs people had made - I had never thought to carve anything than the pumpkin shape itself. We have four pumpkins at home right now - one big one and three little ones - we will have to brainstorm some creative ideas for our carvings.
And then figure out what to do with all that pumpkin - I don't just want to throw it away!