Historic Yellow Springs Celebrates Fall with Second Annual Jack-O-Lantern Exhibition & Open House

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CHESTER SPRINGS, PA — Mark your calendars for an unforgettable fall event in Chester County! Historic Waynesborough is hosting the second annual Village Open House at Historic Yellow Springs on October 15, 2023. This free public event, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, offers an exciting blend of history, community, and autumnal fun.

Nestled in the heart of Chester Springs, the charming village of Yellow Springs boasts a unique 300-year history. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore this historic gem through village tours while enjoying a plethora of fall activities suitable for all ages.

The day’s festivities include a Halloween costume parade, live music by The Street Beans, a haunted house, artist demonstrations, games, and food trucks offering tasty bites. For those interested in local history, there will be a fascinating lecture titled “The Chilling History Of Chester County & The Modern Ice Age 1830 – 1940.”

A highlight of the day is sure to be the Community Pumpkin Carving Contest and Jack-O-Lantern Exhibition. Whether you’re a seasoned carver or new to this fall tradition, you’re invited to showcase your creativity. Participants can check in their carved pumpkins at the Lincoln building on Friday, October 13.

On the day of the Village Open House, visitors will vote for their favorite pumpkins by scanning a QR code. The winners will be announced on social media, adding an extra layer of excitement to the event.

So, grab your pumpkin and your carving tools and join a day filled with autumn joy and community spirit at Historic Yellow Springs. It promises to be a memorable celebration of the season, steeped in history and bursting with creativity. Don’t miss out on this fantastic fall event in Chester County!

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Register here; the deadline to register is Monday, October 9.

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