PONCA – The past two weekends, attendees at Ponca State Park have enjoyed Hallowfest activities.
According to a release from Ponca State Park, winners of the pumpkin carving contests were announced.
Events took place on Saturday, October 12 and Saturday, October 19. The weekend’s featured crafts and fortune telling in the morning followed by the pumpkin roll obstacle course, pet costume parade, a maze, s’mores, lawn games, campsite and cabin decorating contest as well as the pumpkin carving contest.
Winners of October 12 pumpkin carving contest went to Kolton Danielski age five from West Point; Elliot London age eight from Norfolk and Lauren Thompson age 31 from Osmond. October 19 winners included Ramie Furr age five from Lincoln; Harper Keber age 11 from Omaha and Olivia Martin age 21 from Sioux Falls, SD.
In the Cabin and Campsite Decorating Contest on October 12, Dennis Johnson from South Sioux City took first in Turkey Ridge campground; Brian Davey from Blair took first in Oak Bluff campground and Todd Wick from Blair took first for the best decorated cabin. On October 19, John MaClean from Omaha took first in Turkey Ridge campground and Sue Went from Norfolk took first in Oak Bluff campground as Yuvonne Arens from Randolph took first for the best decorated cabin.
Dates for the 22nd annual Hallowfest at Ponca State Park are Saturday, October 10 and 17, 2020.