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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) People gather around the giant pumpkins on display as part of the second annual Harvest Festival at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi on Saturday. The pumpkin at left, grown by Matt McConkie, broke the state record, weighing in at 1,600 pounds.
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First Published Oct 25 2013 11:48 am • Last Updated Oct 25 2013 11:48 am

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Boo at the Zoo • Kids 12 and younger can come in costume to trick-or-treat at various candy booths set-up throughout zoo grounds. Trick-or-Treat bags will be provided (while supplies last), or bring your own. More information, 801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org/.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday

Where: Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave.

Admission: Adults $9.75, children 3-12 and seniors 65-plus $7.75

5th Ginormous Pumpkin Drop • The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers will be dropping giant pumpkins while raising money for a good cause. For every pound of pumpkin dropped, the March of Dimes will receive a dime. Last year, more than 16,000 pounds of pumpkins were dropped.

When: Pumpkins begin falling at noon Saturday

Where: Hee Haw Farms, 150 S. 2000 West, Pleasant Grove


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Admission: $6, children 2 and under are free

Witchstock • Celebrate the Halloween season on Ogden’s Historic 25th Street with a Witches Tea Party, Kids Spooktacular Carnival, Zombie Crawl and Freakers Ball. For details and admission information, www.historic25.com/current-events/witchstock-week-on-historic-25th-street.html.

When: Saturday, 3-5 p.m. tea party, 6 p.m. zombie crawl, 6:30-9 p.m. carnival, 9 p.m.- midnight ball.

Where: Various locations on or near Historic 25th Street in downtown Ogden.

Pinners Conference & Expo • Classes and about 200 exhibitors with products related to crafts, weddings, babies cooking, scrapbooking, clothing, jewelry and more. For more information, www.pinnersconference.com/.

When: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday

Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy

Admission: $20

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