November 02, 2018
You know what they say: Sooner or later, everyone falls for Naples.
North Naples Church held its first Fall for Naples event on Oct. 20 on the grounds of the church and The Village School, a preschool-12 private, Christian school on the church campus. This new community event was held in conjunction with the church's longtime annual pumpkin patch.
The church hoped for a fun, family-friendly evening that would ring in the fall season while raising funds for children and youth summer camps and mission trips.
To generate interest, organizers included an inflatable corn maze, Mega Fun Slide, dunk tank, Chaos obstacle course, food trucks, live music, face painting, a family photo booth and games.
Pumpkins of all sizes, corn stalks and gourds were available for purchase.
Marlene Foord, the church’s director of children's ministry and co-coordinator for the pumpkin patch, was pleased with the turnout.
“This has been an incredible event,” Foord said. “Way more than we expected, as far as people.”
—Photos by Ed Scott
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