Pumpkin Fest 2009

 

  • Butler's Orchard in Germantown, MD, was packed with families on a recent Sunday afternoon.
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    Butler's Orchard in Germantown, MD, was packed with families on a recent Sunday afternoon.
  • Ian and his mom, Heather, missed the nearby sign that instructed, "No climbing or walking on pumpkins."
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    Ian and his mom, Heather, missed the nearby sign that instructed, "No climbing or walking on pumpkins."
  • After picking the perfect pumpkin, Ian heads to the Butler's Orchard Halloween Pumpkin Fest.
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    After picking the perfect pumpkin, Ian heads to the Butler's Orchard Halloween Pumpkin Fest.
  • Goats may eat almost anything, but this one seems to prefer animal feed from tiny hands. Here, the goat is happy to gobble every piece Ian offers.
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    Goats may eat almost anything, but this one seems to prefer animal feed from tiny hands. Here, the goat is happy to gobble every piece Ian offers.
  • Ian's first pony ride cost roughly $1 per minute.
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    Ian's first pony ride cost roughly $1 per minute.
  • Ian ran back and forth inside the pumpkin tunnel until his dad chased him out.
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    Ian ran back and forth inside the pumpkin tunnel until his dad chased him out.
  • The John Deere tractors came in toddler sizes, and kids raced them around the gravel track.
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    The John Deere tractors came in toddler sizes, and kids raced them around the gravel track.
  • The Twisted Maze promises a 10-15 minute adventure. After 15 minutes, Ian was lost... and unhappy.
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    The Twisted Maze promises a 10-15 minute adventure. After 15 minutes, Ian was lost... and unhappy.
  • After a long day at the pumpkin patch, Ian pops in a binky and readies for a nap.
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    After a long day at the pumpkin patch, Ian pops in a binky and readies for a nap.

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