Result Of World Record Pumpkin Carving Attempt Not Yet Known, Make Take Weeks

73375619_2186109305015109_5590681838835204096_oDozens of groups like this one carved their pumpkins as part of the Los Alamos Arts Council attempt to have the most people ever carving pumpkins at the same time Saturday on Central Avenue. Results of the event are not expected for some time. Courtesy photoClaire and BernadetteClaire Swinhoe, left, and Bernadette Lauritzen check in participants for the World Record Attempt Saturday afternoon near Fuller Lodge. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

75291695_2186109468348426_124772648239497216_nFamilies and friends joined each other Saturday on Central Avenue to carve pumpkins. Courtesy photo

Volunteers get instructionsVolunteers gather on the lawn behind Fuller Lodge to get their last-minute instructions. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

73425128_2577661115624752_7703684411346124800_nTables and sidewalks were packed with people Saturday afternoon on Central Avenue. Courtesy Photo

BoDozens of boxes of pumpkins lie in wait early Saturday afternoon. Photo by Maire O’Neill/


Bublitz and NebelSteve Bublitz, right, and Ken Nebel make final adjustments to the World Record Attempt plans. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

73299054_2577660808958116_5417094460620144640_nSome pumpkin carvers took advantage of the shade Saturday afternoon. Courtesy photo