Thursday, September 14, 2017

It's a Party! Pumpkin Contest Returns

It's back - the ICGS 3rd annual Pumpkin Contest, and we have lots to celebrate this year! Our theme for this year:
"It's a Party!"

Just look at these historical events:
  • Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Iroquois County Historical Society in 2017,
  • Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Iroquois County Seat of Watseka in 2017,
  • Getting ready for the 2018 Bicentennial of the State of Illinois,
  • Getting ready for the 2020 50th Anniversary of the Iroquois County Genealogical Society.

The Iroquois County Genealogical Society sponsors the Pumpkin Contest, which is part of the 38th annual Harvest Daze of the Iroquois County Historical Society.

2016 Youth Winner-Painted
2016 Youth Winner-Carved!

There is no charge to enter. We will give awards of 1st, 2nd and 3rd for each age/pumpkin category.

You can download full rules and entry form HERE or enter online from that page. 

Return your entry form to ICGS by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, set up your pumpkin from 8:00-10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7. Join in the fun!

See pictures and the full results from 2016 HERE.