This Sunday, Charlotte chefs are stepping out of the dark corners of their kitchens to wield knives and quench their insatiable appetite for pumpkin-slashing. Family-friendly pumpkin slashing, of course.
Join the Piedmont Culinary Guild, a new culinary collective, as it gathers for a pumpkin carving competition inside the Atherton Market to support the Slow Food Charlotte Farmer's Fund. Word on the street is that some of Charlotte's best chefs will be competing to support the event. Best jack-o-lantern, which gets carved on the spot, wins the chef official bragging rights and lucky spectators can bid on their favorite pumpkin to take home.
Kids 12 and under are encouraged to participate in their own competition by bringing an already carved pumpkin to the event. There will be live music, free beer from Triple C Brewing Co. and refreshments from Luna's Living Kitchen. Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks, and photographer Deborah Triplett will have a photo booth to capture all the fun!
Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door and any child without a pumpkin is $5. All proceeds will benefit the Slow Food Charlotte Farmer's Fund. The event is from 4-7 p.m. at Atherton Market, 2104 South Blvd.
Purchase your advance tickets here.