Pumpkin Festival

Thursday, October 28th 4-7 pm at Starbucks Coffee Monterey & Country Club (MAP)

A suitably incredible event to benefit the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert.

Pumpkin Carving Competition

The competition will have two age groups: Kids (14 & under) and Adults.

There are three categories of pumpkin carvings: Funny, Scary and Creative.

Celebrity judges will award prizes for each age group and category!

There is no entry fee, but the number of entry spots is very limited, so don’t delay!

The Judges

We have some wonderful judges:

  • Betty Barker
  • Sherri Breyer
  • Louisa Castrodale, PSUSD
  • Tim Esser, Esser Air
  • Gloria Greer, PS Life
  • Barbara Hochberg
  • Robert L Kite, Mayor of Rancho Mirage
  • Judi Miller, CDMoD
  • Stacy Wiedmaier

The Prizes

We have wonderful prizes from our generous sponsors, including:

  • Dinner at Trilussa Ristorante
  • Movie tickets to Mary Pickford Theatre
  • Gift bags from Starbucks Coffee
  • Art classes at IncredibleArtist.com
  • A car detail from Autoshine
  • Passes to Boomers
  • Tune-up from Esser Air
  • Hair Spa & Design Cut at Hi-Lites Aveda


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