There are endless community events.
Folks are friendly and like to have fun.
The Great Pumpkin Festival is a great example ~ and it is coming up this Saturday, October 20, 2012, starting at 10am.
Here are some of the details from our local fabulous WINY Radio's website (if you are looking for something to do, check out the WINY website and scroll through the endless list of fun events...).
~RAILROAD EXPRESS ARRIVES AT 11 A.M./DEPARTS AT 11:30 A.M.
~ASPINOCK HISTORICAL SOCIETY PHOTOS AND PRESENTATION ABOUT PUTNAM AND RAILROADS, 10-4 AT THE TRAIN STATION
Fair and fun lovers in general:
~ARTS & CRAFTS, FACE PAINTING, PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTESTS
~LIVE MUSIC AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS
~SPECIAL PUMPKIN MENUS
~LOCAL PRODUCE AND FOOD VENDORS
~MOVIE ALL DAY AT THE LIBRARY– IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN CHARLIE BROWN
~BOXCAR MUSEUM, OPEN 10-4
~AUTHOR’S TALK/BOOK SIGNING AND SALE WITH PATRICA MACLACHLAN – 10:30 – 12 NOON, TRAIN STATION
~GERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER/BOXCAR CHILDREN WALKING TOUR, 11 A.M. – BOXCAR MUSEUM
~MISS WARNER’S CLASS REMEMBERS – 12:30 P.M. – TRAIN STATION~ASPINOCK HISTORICAL SOCIETY PHOTOS AND PRESENTATION ABOUT
~AUTHOR PATRICIA MACLACHLAN (BOXCAR CHILDREN BEGINNING)-2 P.M.-BOOK SIGNING AND TALK
~HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOXCAR CHILDREN – CAKE AT 2 P.M.
|This is just a very small list of what is going on in Putnam during The Great Pumpkin Festival. For some great family fun, this is a must do!|
|I am a Putnamaniac that lives in the best and most fun town ever ~ and can't wait for our annual Great Pumpkin Festival!|