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Albany Tulip Festival 2014

If you live in the Capital Region, you’re likely familiar with the annual Tulip Festival in Washington Park in Albany. 

I used to go nearly every year, but hadn’t been in over six years now. The fiance had never had the pleasure at all. Every year we’ve been together we’ve talked about going, but never went. Until, this year, we finally fought the traffic and made our way in.

Although not as exciting as say my Keene, New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival photos, I did manage to get a few great shots. The weather was beautiful, and the majority of the tulips were in bloom.

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Keene Pumpkin Festival 2013

Yesterday, the fiance and I went to the Keene Pumpkin Festival in Keene, New Hampshire for the second year in a row. Every year they attempt to break the world record for the number of jack-o-lanterns lit at one time.

What I really like about this event is that everyone brings a jack-o-lantern and helps to light them; there is a real feeling of camaraderie and participation.

This year, for the first time since 2003, they beat the world record, coming in at 30,581 pumpkins lit at one time. It is awesome to say I was there and I participated.

Although I cannot find an article on the record breaking number yet, the Wikipedia page has already been updated.

In any case, I thought I’d share some of my favorite jack-o-lanterns here.

This is my fiance’s. I’m not showing mine because he really puts me to shame every year.

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