October 8 @ 8:30 amFree
The Pumpkin Derby features small, non-motorized pumpkin racers (total weight not to exceed 20 pounds) that race on a 50 yard course in downtown Damariscotta.
Sponsors: Newcastle Chrysler Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Viper / First National Bank
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.