Call to Artists: GIANT PUMPKIN PAINTING & CARVING
- August 21, 2019
The 13 Annual Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta will soon be here. Each year scores of GIANT pumpkins line the scenic streets of Damariscotta and Newcastle, delighting thousands of residents and visitors to Mid-Coast Maine.
All Maine artists are invited to contact us for painting and carving the giant pumpkins, and painting the hay bales for the 2019 PUMPKINFEST festival.
Here are the important calendar dates:
- Friday evening, 27 September through Friday morning, 04 October 2019 – Five (5) Hay Bales will be available 24/7 in Reilly’s garage for painting by our volunteer hay bale artists.
- Friday, 04 October 2019: The painted hay bales will be transported to their display locations throughout Newcastle and Damariscotta.
- Friday, 11 October through Saturday morning noon, October 12, 2019: The giant pumpkins will be carved and painted & decorated by the assigned volunteer artists. IMPORTANT NOTE: All pumpkin carving and painting must be completed by Saturday, October 12, at 12:00 noon. The Giant Pumpkin Parade begins at 2:15 PM on Saturday, October 12.
To learn more, please contact John Bristow, volunteer – artist committee chair at email@example.com.