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The Meadville Community will hold the Pumpkin Festival Saturday October 13th.  The local FFA Chapter will kick off the day with a free community appreciation breakfast in the community center.  Chapter President Mason Kiehl says they’ll serve pancakes, eggs and sausage.  

“It’s going to be a free will donation, anybody that wants to can come.  It’ll be from 7 to 9 a.m.” 

The meal is open to anyone who would like to attend.  Members will be up bright and early that morning getting things prepared.

“We usually do one breakfast a year, we’ve gotten pretty good at it.” 

The chapter has other things on tap for the youngest Meadville residents.

“Were going to have a few activities throughout the day at the Pumpkin Festival.”  Kiehl says, “we’ve got a peddle tractor pull and a petting zoo.  if you’ve got a kid, come on out and you can enjoy that too.”

According to the Meadville Pumpkin Festival Facebook Page the schedule of events are as follows:

7-9FFA pancake and sausage Breakfast. (Community Center)
7amRegister 5k walk/run, starts 8am (Park)
9amRegisterbaby show , starts 10am (park)
9amRegister pumpkin contest best carved, best decorated biggest and smallest. Judging at 9:30 (Park)
9amRegister Best homemade scarecrow and Best pumpkin pie Judging at 9:30. (Park)
9-1Quilt show Baptist church
9-4Craft Booths (Park)
11:30Parade, Lunch at Community center after Parade
12:30p.m.Register for washer tourney, starts at 1p.m. (Community Center)
1:30Kids street games
2:30Pedal tractor pull
3pmLip Sync
4pmThe band Young Country takes the stage 
5pmFish Fry