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No 2020 pumpkin fest due to covid19

We are so very sorry to announce that we cannot hold Pumpkin Fest this year due to covid19. Most of our volunteers are older and high risk, and we can’t do it without them. To make up for it, we … Continue reading

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Oct. 25-26 last weekend for pumpkin fest 2019!

  The last weekend of Pumpkin Fest 2019 at Silvermont in Brevard is coming up! Fri Oct 25, 7-9 pm and Sat. Oct 26 from 5-9 pm after spectacular Halloween Fest in downtown Brevard. Friday night musicians are “The Outside … Continue reading

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Are dogs allowed at pumpkin fest?

Last few days we’ve been getting tons of questions about whether dogs are allowed at pumpkin fest. Silvermont is a county Park, so dogs are allowed on a leash and if owners pick up after them. That said, we have … Continue reading

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Rain or not, the pumpkin fest party will still go on!

We’ve gotten a lot of questions about rain and the impact on the event. We will still be open, even if it rains. Bring an umbrella to walk the lighted pumpkin trail. The historic mansion will be open to learn … Continue reading

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Second Weekend of Pumpkin Fest Coming- Oct. 18-19 7-9 pm

Looking forward to weekend 2 for Pumpkin Fest. Returning food providers are Tin Roof Pizza, The BBQ Shed, and Bill’s Boilerhouse (coffee and snacks). For music, we have a great weekend coming up. Sheila Byrd with Byrds and Crows will … Continue reading

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Great first weekend of pumpkin fest 2019!

Thank you to all the great folks who supported and enjoyed pumpkin fest the first weekend. We had a record breaking attendance the first night! Thank you to our musicians and their fans for doing a great job, Hammond George … Continue reading

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Second night of pumpkin fest Oct 12 at 7 pm

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Great opening night tonight!

Lots of folks enjoyed the lighted pumpkin trail, music, food, visiting the historic mansion, and of course the wonderful kids activities.   Face painting and games are popular as always, and of course the white squirrel scavenger hunt.   New this year … Continue reading

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Great music and food coming to Silvermont along with the lighted trail- Pumpkin Fest 2019!

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Set up for Pumpkin Fest continues

Pumpkinteers continued setting up today for pumpkin fest at Silvermont starting Oct 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26. Thanks to Schenk Job Corps for their help.

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Pumpkin Fest Set Up Starts Today!

Monday, September 30 is the start of set up for Pumpkin Fest 2019. Here are some pictures of the Pumpkinteers working hard today. Thank you so much to the Schenck Job Corp and 14 other volunteers who showed up to … Continue reading

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Great music, lighted trail and food at Pumpkin Fest in Brevard 2019

Happy to share our great food options at pumpkin fest at Silvermont in Brevard this year! Tim Roof Pizza, The BBQ Shed, and Bills Boilerhouse Coffee! Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25 from 7-9 pm. Oct. 26 5-9 pm. Lighted pumpkin trail, … Continue reading

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Visit the Silvermont Second Floor Museum!

The Transylvania Heritage Museum docents provide tours to the Silvermont Museum on Fridays from 1-4 pm.  Contact the Transylvania Heritage Museum for more information. Silvermont Museum is open Friday afternoons from 1 -4 pm. Tours can be arranged by contacting The … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Fest Poster for 2019

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Pumpkin Fest is Coming!!!

The Friends of Silvermont set up the Pumpkin Fest signs in early September, with the Pumpkin Kids waving at cars and people passing by Main Street.   This is the 5th Annual Pumpkin Fest, with fun for kids, families of all … Continue reading

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