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PCG Presents Carved: A Pig Pickin’ & Fall Fest
October 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm$20.00
Piedmont Culinary Guild is hosting its fifth annual Carved competition – a family-friendly fall festival and pig pickin’!
Your ticket gives you access to all of this!
Pumpkin Carving Competitions
This year, there will be three divisions of competitions:
Adults! Bring a carved pumpkin you created to the event and to be in the running to with the $100 top prize!
Kids (12 and under)! Bring a carved pumpkin you created to the event to be in the running for an awesome collection of swag, including a box of one dozen Your Moms Donuts, T-shirts, and other goodies!
These PCG Members will be creating their own pumpkin art and be in the running for a custom-created Jeff Matthews of Old World Molding (Judges’ Award) or a giant PCG Swag Bag (People’s Choice Award):
Adam Reed – Santé
Bob Peters – The Punch Room / Ritz-Carlton
Brittani Brooker – Ballantyne Country Club
Chris Coleman – Stoke / Marriott City Center
Dave Feimster – Fahrenheit
David Quintana – dot dot dot
John Schaal – Schaal Foods
Laney Jahkel-Parrish – 300 East
Michael Bowling – Soul Food Sessions
Michael Rayfield – US National Whitewater Center
Oscar La Fuente – Evoke / Le Méridien
Paul Verica – Heritage Food and Drink
Ryan Allen – Littlespoon
Ryan Forte – Southminster
Included in your ticket purchase, you will be given a delicious plate of locally sourced food. Headlining your plate will be smoked BBQ pork using heritage hogs from Two Pigs Farm under the watchful eyes of pitmasters Chefs Marc Jacksina and Ben Philpott.
Sides (created by the culinary students at CPCC):
Hourly Cornhole Tournaments
A total of three tournaments. $1 per ticket which gives you six bags. Prize for highest scorer each hour will be $50 cash!
Jim Garrett has been performing music for over 50 years. He has a diverse background playing in various country, rock, hard rock, and bluegrass bands. We are excited to announce that Jim will joining us to fill Carved with his incredible music!
Get samples of apple cider made on the spot from an old-fashioned apple press as well as enjoy corn-off-the-cob popcorn.
Just for Fun
Take turns at the Lenny Boy Ring Toss and take your selfies at our Photo Booth!
Monster Bean Bag Toss, Guess Whats Gross, Craft Table, Pumpkin Tic Tac Toe, and more! With prizes! Plus Scott Link will be on hand crafting his balloon magic!
PCG Vendor Village
Sample and buy local produce and crafted foods from:
Coddle Creek Farms
Garnet Gals Jellies and Jams
Lil Rebel Bakery
Lucky Leaf Gardens
Toxic Free NC
Your Mom’s Donuts
It all adds up to a big day for just a little money!
$25 at the door
$10 kids (age 7-12)
FREE for kids 6 and under