Pumpkin Carving Contest
Thursday, October 24
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Local chefs and designers square off and put their pumpkin-carving prowess to the test during Fest-of-Ale. The participants have 25 minutes to carve an award-winning masterpiece out of a giant pumpkin, and audience applause declares the winner. May the most ghoulish gourd win!
Will Johnston, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, emcees the 2013 competition and the competitors include:
- Chef Ed Harris, Chef Life Consulting & Food Network Chopped Seasoned Four Winner
- James Hurley. James Hurley Designs
- Eddie Brumbuagh, Jackson Charles Home
Following the competition, the carved pumpkins are sold in a silent auction benefiting the Garden. Also, don't miss the wacky Scarecrows in the Garden!