Paragon Carves Some Smashing Pumpkins for Keene Pumpkin Fest

UPDATE: Keene won the Pumpkin War with 29,381 carved and lit pumpkins and will receive $1 for each pumpkin for their schools from Discover Card. Highwood, IL tallied up just over 22,000 pumpkins and will get a consolation prize of $10,000 from Discover Card for their schools.

We’ve been busy at Paragon carving up pumpkins for the Keene Pumpkin Festival. This year was a big year for Keene, the Properties Brothers are filming a Halloween special called Pumpkin Wars for HGTV, we tried to reclaim our world record for the most lit Jack O’Lanterns and Discover Card is donating $1 for each pumpkin to local schools if we beat Highwood, IL in the Pumpkin Wars. We fell short of the world record with 29,381 carved and lit pumpkins. That’s over $29,000 for local schools if we beat Highwood! We won’t know who won the Pumpkin Wars until the special airs on HGTV on October 31, 2012 but even if we didn’t win, it was a lot of fun and a great thing for our great city of Keene!

Keene is known for carving creative pumpkins unlike some other current and past record holders who had assembly lines pumping out pumpkins that look like they were carved with crowbar. So here are our creations.

Paragon Pumpkins with Social Media Icon Pumpkins
The Paragon logo pumpkins lined up with our social media icon pumpkins below them.

Facebook Pumpkin, Google+ Pumpkin & Twitter Logo Pumpkin
The Twitter Logo Pumpkin, Facebook Logo Pumpkin & Google+ Logo Pumpkin carved by Paragon at the Keene Pumpkin Festival.

Google+ Icon Pumpkin carved by Paragon
Our Google+ Pumpkin. Click the image to follow us on Google+. 🙂

Twitter Bird Logo Carved in a Pumpkin by Paragon
Our Twitter Pumpkin. Click the image to follow us on Twitter. 🙂

Facebook Icon Pumpkin carved by Paragon
Our Facebook Pumpkin. Click to like our page on Facebook. 🙂

Paragon Icon Pumpkin
The Paragon icon pumpkin.

The Keene Pumpkin Festival - Pumpkin Tower at Night
And finally, the Pumpkin Tower at the Keene Pumpkin Festival. (Sorry it’s a little blurry, I had my son on my shoulders.)

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