400 Pound Pumpkin

Posted on 15 October 2010 by KWBG

LUTHER, Iowa—A pumpkin, weighing more than 400-pounds will be part of the Iowa Arboretum’s Autumn Hullabaloo Saturday afternoon. Sara Kobilka, Arboretum Executive Director, says the pumpkin was planted by 2-year old Drake Hosteng and will be moved to the Arboretum for Saturday’s free event. Hosteng is also taking part. Kobilka says the pumpkin and Hosteng are added attractions for the family fun event that features games, food, prizes, a costume contest, hayride and more. The Arboretum is located west of Luther in Boone County.

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