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Pumpkin Derby “Pit Crew” – Axle Installation

October 11 @ 12:00 pm - October 12 @ 4:00 pm


Time to complete your pumpkin racer!

The Pumpkin Derby takes place Columbus Day weekend and features small, non-motorized pumpkin racers (total weight not to exceed 20 pounds) that race on a 50 yard course in downtown Damariscotta.

Sponsors: First National Bank / Newcastle Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Viper

Axle Installation available Friday and Saturday from 12noon-4:00pm each day.

Axle kits available for a fee.

Entrants, who design, decorate and build the pumpkin racers, compete in three age groups:

Youth — 12 years and younger (Pumpkins decorated and raced by children, with parental assistance in building)

Teens — 13-19 (Pumpkins decorated and raced by teens, with or without parental assistance)

Adults — 20 years and up

The winners of each group face-off in the ultimate duel, a race to see who will be the Grand Champion and take home the checkered flag!

There also are prizes for scariest, funniest, and most creative pumpkin racers.


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October 11 @ 12:00 pm
October 12 @ 4:00 pm
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First National Bank
223 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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