Gail’s Pumpkin Patch offering the best of fall décor and
treats, plus 'Paint the Patch Pink' this weekend

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[September 29, 2012]     Send a link to a friend

With the promise of fabulous fall weather this weekend, Gail and David Sasse and helpers will welcome folks for a little country experience with great fall treats and decorating items to purchase. The pumpkin patch offers pumpkins and gourds, squash, corn, and other fall decorating items. There are also apples, local honey, jellies and jams, apple butter, and more favorite tastes of fall.

Gail's Pumpkin Patch offers an educational and fun farm experience anytime for the entire family.

On Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., the pumpkin patch is offering "Paint the Patch Pink." The program is co-sponsored by the Logan County Department of Public Health, Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program to increase breast cancer awareness.


Activities include: 

--Breast cancer education and information.

--Special pumpkin carving display by Renee Hubal.

--Pumpkin painting and stamping.

--A display of pink and white pumpkins in the shape of a breast cancer ribbon.

--Silent auction with partial proceeds going to the Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation. Funds from the foundation go to reputable organizations with the highest percentage of dollars spent on research. For more information, visit

--Singer Lesleigh Bennett.

--Special appearance of "Miss Pink," a 1970 Dodge Challenger built in 2006 as a tribute for Illinois State Police Sgt. Sue Voges, who had breast cancer.

Gail's is east of Lincoln, off Route 10 at 1709 2000th Ave.

For more information, contact Gail's Pumpkin Patch at 217-447-3409 or visit






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