A field full of pumpkin-related activities are slated for this weekend during the annual Pumpkin Chuckin’ event at the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove.

The Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest will take place in Union Grove on Saturday and Sunday at the Racine County Fairgrounds.

The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The schedule is as follows:

Little Sprout Stage

Saturday

  • 10 a.m. – Pumpkin yoga with Jessie Vyvyan Chi, of Trees and Oils;
  • 11 a.m. – Animals of the World by the Racine Zoo;
  • Noon – Magic Rob;
  • 2 p.m. – Magic Rob;
  • 3 p.m. – Sword Play by Highwaymen Entertainment;
  • 3:30 p.m. – Pumpkin seed spitting contest;
  • 4 p.m. – Creatures of the Night by the Racine Zoo.

Sunday

  • 10:30 a.m. – Animals of the World by the Racine Zoo;
  • Noon – Magic Rob;
  • 1:30 p.m. – Princess Story Time by Enchanted Parties and Events;
  • 2:30 p.m. _ Creatures of the Night by the Racine Zoo;
  • 3 p.m. – Magic Rob;
  • 4 p.m. – Princess Story Time by Enchanted Parties and Events.

Beer Tent Stage

Saturday

  • 1 p.m. – Kids costume contest and parade sponsored by Polnasek Daniels Funeral Home and Crematory and Square One Heating and Cooling;
  • 2 to 4 p.m. – People’s choice barbecue tasting sponsored by Martin’s Chrysler Dodge Ram Jeep;
  • 5 p.m. – Best of the Midwest awards;
  • 4 to 8 p.m. – BRB blues rock band.

Sunday

  • 1 p.m. – Pumpkin baking contest;
  • 2 p.m. – Pie-eating contest.
  • 6 to 8 p.m. – Battle of the bars sponsored by Dead Mann’s Saloon, JB’s Pub, Hiawatha Bar and 1175 Sports Park and Eatery. Local tavern owners will face off to see who can out-sell the others.

Information about how to enter contests and a complete schedule of events can be found at www.pumpkinchuckfest.com.

Admission and parking are free. The Racine County Fairgrounds is at 19805 Durand Ave.

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