December 11, 2017  

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Southern Miss Gulf Park to hold Golden Eagle Pumpkin Patch

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The University of Southern Mississippi will celebrate the fall season with a Golden Eagle Pumpkin Patch, Oct. 16 – 31, on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

Held on the South Lawn of the Gulf Park campus, the Pumpkin Patch will open daily from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., weather permitting, and will feature a free photo area and craft area.

Swan gourds, winged gourds and pumpkins of all sizes will be on sale from 50 cents to $50. All proceeds will benefit the University’s Association of Office Professionals and the Comparative Cognition and Communication Lab.

The University will also hold a kid’s costume contest Saturday, Oct. 21, at 11:30 a.m., and a professional photographer will be on site from 10 a.m. – noon. 

For more information about the Golden Eagle Pumpkin Patch, contact Heather Miller, administrative specialist for the Office of the Vice Provost, at 228.214.3233 or email Heather.Miller@usm.edu. Admission is free and open to the public. All school groups are welcome.