Jul 172014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 17, 2014 – Not all neighbors of the “Great Horror Campout” in rural Southport this week are happy. The horror-themed event is selling tickets for people to camp on Burrows Road (the property includes a popular annual pumpkin patch and farm) and experience ghoulish frights on Friday and Saturday. Some locals [...]

Nov 022011
 
PUMPKIN RUN: 5K & 10K of running fun

   NEWS-LEDGER – NOV 2, 2011 – Several dozen people took part in the second annual Pumpkin Run on Saturday. The event raised hundreds of dollars for local aquatics programs, said race director Ross Yancher of the Aquatics Foundation of West Sacramento. The money will go to the Recreation Center’s fee assistance programs and to [...]

Oct 192011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 19, 2011 – Kids can decorate a pumpkin with a baseball theme, and bring it to Raley Field on Oct. 28 between 4-4:30 p.m. for a contest. Winning artist gets to spend Halloween trick-or-treating with Dinger, the River Cats mascot, in your neighborhood anywhere within 50 miles of the field. All participants [...]

Oct 122011
 
Pumpkin Run returns!

The West Sacramento Aquatics Foundation will bring back its “Pumpkin Run” fundraiser this year on Sat., Oct. 29.  There will be 5k and 10k runs/walks, and a 1 mile fun run for kids, with a course through Dave’s Pumpkin Patch and along the river trail. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. at the pumpkin [...]