Three thousand local pumpkins have been delivered and the Punkin Chunkin machines have moved in for action.
This Friday and Saturday, November 6 and 7 the 24th annual
Punkin Chunkin festival begins in rural Bridgeville, Delaware.
It is expected that 80,000 spectators. along with teams not only from up and down the east coast but from Michingan and as far as Colorado will attend the popular event. This year the festival grounds have been rearranged so spectators can get a closer view of the activities along with almost doubled parking.
So with the wonderful weather predicted for this weekend and if you are looking for something different to do take the ride to Bridgeville, Del. Arrange a tailgaiting party while watching the cannons fire.
The current world record for shooting a pumpkin the greatest distance was set last year by the Young Glory III team. That pumpkin traveled a distance of 4,483.51 feet.
More info and directions: www.delawareonline.com