Above, Brian Kiehl, 10, of Shelton carries the pumpkin he picked out at Jones Family Farms in Shelton during the Family Festival for UNICEF. “It’s big and has a cool stem,” said Brian, who was with his mom Anna. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

The festival featured hayrides, gourd creature-making, games and other activities to raise money for charity. Many families with young children dropped by the festival to pick out pumpkins.

Here are other scenes from the Family Festival.