Kirstin Carley poses with one of seven giant pumpkins- some estimated to weigh 1

The Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off this Saturday

Gourds weighing upwards of 500 lbs. will be judged at Aldor Acres at 2 p.m. Charity giant pumpkin auction follows at 4 p.m.

It’s the third annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off at Aldor Acres Family Farm on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Growers from all around converge with their biggest gourds to see who has the largest in the land. So far, the biggest has tipped the scales at 1,000 pounds.

This year, Aldor Acres is also doing an auction of 12 gigantic pumpkins and spooky gourds, some with designs. They will be auctioned off at 4 p.m.

All proceeds go to the Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope.

Aldor Acres Family Farm is located at 24990 84 Avenue.

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