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Pumpkin Palooza holds inaugural arts, craft fest in Forsyth


November 13, 2012

Pumpkin Palooza at the Sexton Hall Enrichment Center.ABBY BREAUX.
From left, artists Lacey Lyn and Meghan Lyn set up their work.ABBY BREAUX.
Tracy Lynn’s artwork at Pumpkin Palooza. ABBY BREAUX.
From left, Karen Sagan and Jeanne Dunham admire the artwork of Folkfrenzy at Pumpkin Palooza.ABBY BREAUX.
From left, Folkfrenzy owner Brent Watson Bowen tells customer Jeanne Dunham about a piece of artwork.ABBY BREAUX.
Inflatables at Pumpkin Palooza.ABBY BREAUX.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Senior Services invited families on Nov. 3 to enjoy the first Pumpkin Palooza, an arts and crafts festival for all ages.

Held at Sexton Hall Enrichment Center, 2115 Chloe Road in Forsyth County, the event featured live music and entertainment, arts and crafts, food and inflatables.

Vendors such as Pampered Chef, Tracy Lynn's arts, Melody's Pretty Things and Folkfrenzy participated in Pumpkin Palooza.

The festival also featured a Chunkin' Pumpkin contest for different age groups and a scavenger hunt.

"It's great for the community," area resident Marcy Schmidt said.

Forsyth County Senior Services holds five major events each year.

The next event will be Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 8 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sexton Hall Enrichment Center. For information, call 770-781-2178.