Piles of pumpkins have popped up in front of St. John Lutheran Church in the annual St. John Youth Pumpkin Patch.
The church, 1218 E. Debbie Lane, has pumpkin checkers, pumpkin cutouts, pumpkin selfie stations and lots and lots of pumpkins.
The patch is open from 2-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on Mansfield ISD holidays. Pumpkins are $3-$20.
From 1-4 p.m. Oct. 1, the patch will host a petting zoo and Kona ice. A bubble machine and Texas Snow of DFW snoballs are set for 1-4 p.m. Oct. 8, and bounce houses and Mr. Softee ice cream will be at the patch from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 15. From 1-4 p.m. Oct. 22, there will be hay rides and The Edge Coffeehouse, and from 1-4 p.m. Oct. 29 the patch will have Trunk or Treat. All events are free and food is available for purchase.
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