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The Rocky Mountain Air Show is coming to Aurora Reservoir this weekend May 29, 30 and 31. Local traffic is expected to be extremely heavy surrounding this area; however, there are no road closures planned at this time. For ticket and event information visit RMAirshow.com.
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Punkin Chunkin Colorado

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Punkin Chunkin Colorado is a two-day event where people travel for miles to see how far they can lob a gourd.  

The 2015 event will mark the 18th year for this zany activity that engages the energy and ingenuity of youth and adults, while inspiring a fresh twist of creativity.  In addition to the competition, the event offers an exciting fall festival complete with family activities, pumpkin patch, fall market, food vendors and a beer garden!

Saturday, October 10, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 11, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Arapahoe Park Race Track
26000 E Quincy Ave.
Aurora, CO 80016

Fall Art Marketing Vendor Application
Marketing Vendor Application
Merchandise Vendor Application
Food Vendor Application
Non-Profit Vendor Application

 For event information please contact the event coordinator, Jessica Hernandez jhernand@auroragov.org or 303-326-8659.
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Costume Contest      Pumpkin Pie Bake-Off       Pie Eating Contest

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers help with every activity at the event from the pumpkin launch to the pumpkin patch, pony rides, games, entertainment, crafts and more. Morning (9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) and afternoon (1 to 5:30 p.m.) volunteer shifts are available.  Minimum age is 14. For more information, contact Krystle Berkey at kberkey@auroragov.org or call her at (303) 739-7889.  

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