Giant Pumpkins, Music, More At 115th Versailles Pumpkin Show
By Mike Perleberg
Photo courtesy Versailles Pumpkin Show.
(Versailles, Ind.) – It’s a sure sign that fall has arrived in Eagle Country. The 115th Versailles Pumpkin Show kicks off Wednesday, September 27.
The annual street festival will run through Sunday, October 1 on the courthouse square in Versailles. It is organized each year by the Versailles Lions Club.
Opening night festivities at the Pumpkin Show include a performance by the South Ripley Young Confederates at 6:15 p.m., the king and queen contest on the main stage at 7:00, and Jessie Strassell will play live music at 8:30.
Thursday evening will include the prince and princess contest at 7:00, then live music from The Yorkridge Boys at 8:15.
Come see what your neighbors can do at the talent show on Friday at 5:00 p.m. The Linda Smith Band will play at 8:00.
One of the Pumpkin Show’s most popular events, the big parade, will be Saturday morning at 10:30. Weighing-in of the giant pumpkins will begin at 12:15 p.m. That evening’s feature entertainment is country artist Dustin Huff at 4:00 and The Belairs show band at 7:30.
A community church service begins the festival Sunday at 11:30. The Pumpkin Show 5K Run/Walk will follow at 1:00 p.m.
More information and a full schedule of events can be found at www.VersaillesPumpkinShow.com.