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Downtown Camas Pumpkin Pageant and Star Wars Week
September 30 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 2, 2020
Star Wars fans and those who love the fall will appreciate the activities of October First Friday in downtown Camas. This year, both virtual activities and after-hours shopping, art shows and dining will be offered. The theme is “Pumpkin Pageant & Star Wars Costume Contest” and the week-long event starts on Sept. 27 to Oct. 2. A new pumpkin or Star Wars-inspired game or activity will be posted on the Downtown Camas First Friday Facebook Page every morning and the winners from the activities throughout the week will be announced on the Facebook Live event on First Friday, Oct. 2, at 5 p.m. Watching and participating enters you to win downtown merchant gift cards and other prizes as well.
Here are the daily activities:
- Sunday: Star Wars Trivia and Caption This
- Monday: Autumn Word Search & Jumble and Seek & Find the Star Wars Characters in downtown
- Tuesday: Which Star Wars Episode?
- Wednesday: Pick & Pic! Choose your favorite Star Wars character and post a pic of a cool Star Wars inspired pumpkin
- Thursday: Post a pic of you in your Star Wars Costume. Prizes will be given for Best Adult and Best Kid Costume.
- Friday: Pumpkin Pageant Merchant Passport, virtual or in person. Artfully carved pumpkins will be on display on Thursday and Friday in participating merchant locations and you vote for your favorite). The merchant that gets the most votes wins a prize.
Attic Gallery, 421 N.E. Cedar, and Camas Gallery, 408 N.E. Fourth Ave., will also be open on First Friday, Oct. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. with art shows and receptions in addition to a number of downtown merchants open late until 8 p.m. for shopping as well.
Participants have until 3 p.m. on First Friday to complete each of the activities to be entered to win downtown gift cards and prizes. All First Friday details and instructions can be found here: https://downtowncamas.com/event/october-first-friday-pumpkin-pageant-costume-contest and on the daily posts on the Downtown Camas First Friday page starting Sunday, Sept. 27.