Stillwater Harvest Fest

Pumpkins weighing 1,000 pounds and more will be dropped to their demise for audience entertainment at this annual festival. Competitors will stuff their face during a pie-eating contest, while pumpkins take float in a regatta. Buy seasonal items from a harvest and vendor market and warm up with a hot bowl of chili from the chili cook-off. Also, kids’ costume parade, pumpkin weigh-off and more. (Most attractions free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Lowell Park, 201 Water St., Stillwater. harvestfeststillwater.com.)

MELISSA WALKER