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The Great Pumpkin Parade

October 12 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Visitor can view a display of jack-o-lanterns and play lawn games. Inside the mansion, children can participate in a scavenger hunt with prizes. At 5:30 p.m., Cool Banana Wig performs, bringing kids up to play a variety of unique homemade instruments built by the band! Refreshments will be served. Suggested donation: $5 individuals/$10 family. This event is also part of AHA night.

The RJD is looking for pumpkin carvers for this event. Carve or paint and contribute a pumpkin for the Great Pumpkin Parade. Please provide your own pumpkin and deliver finished pieces to the Museum by noon, October 12.


October 12
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum
396 County St.
New Bedford, MA 02740 United States
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