A Pumpkin Festival will be held at Sedona United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 8th at 10am until noon. Come and get your pick of the pumpkins on the first weekend of the pumpkin patch sale. Then at 10:30am, kids are invited to join in Pumpkin Painting. Local Sedona artist Marge Schwartz will lead a painting party for kids and will help decorate pumpkins. Until noon, there will be kid’s games, prizes, popcorn and Sedona UMC’s Royal Pumpkin Court. Come meet the queen and her court and take photos. There is also a Fall pumpkin display for family pictures. Sedona UMC is partnering with Young Life with all the proceeds going toward supporting YL youth campership. Also don’t miss many of the other activities happening throughout October including a Pumpkin Carving Contest on Saturday, October 22nd at 11am and the “Trunk or Treat” celebration on Halloween, October 31st – a great celebration for the entire community. Come and get a great pumpkin and support this important mission. Regular pumpkin patch hours begin October 2nd, Open daily, 12pm until 6pm and Saturday, 10am until 6pm.