Transylvania University’s PumpkinMania, a pumpkin-carving event and display, and Alumni Fall Festival are going virtual this month instead of happening in person. The annual events will feature online activities — including an opportunity to share photos of your jack-o’-lanterns — with the larger community. “While we look forward every year to the opportunity to bring…
After carving more than 600 jack-o’lanterns for this year’s PumpkinMania, Transylvania donated the scooped-out pumpkin guts to the Kentucky Wildlife Center.
An estimated crowd of 5,000 visited the downtown Lexington campus to view nearly 650 carved pumpkins displayed on the steps of historic Old Morrison.
The last weekend in October will be a busy one on campus at Lexington’s Transylvania University as the school hosts Family Weekend, the Alumni Fall Festival and kicks off PumpkinMania.
The public is invited to join the campus community as more than 500 jack-o’-lanterns light the steps of the school’s historic Old Morrison administration building Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. The university has expanded trick-or-treating times this year to 6-7:30. There’ll also be music, additional food trucks and more.