Punkin Chunkin coming up in Clayton

wwny Punkin Chunkin coming up in Clayton

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Trebuchets and catapults will sling pumpkins into the St. Lawrence River as part of the 8th Annual Punkin Chunkin & BBQ Contest, which is coming up this month in Clayton.

Mike Hooson of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce appeared on 7 News at Noon on Thursday to talk about the event. Watch his interview above.

It will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, October 19 at Frink Park. 7 News anchor Jeff Cole is the emcee.

A farmers market will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Barbecue will be served at 11 a.m., which is when the youth Punkin Chunkin begins.

The adult Punkin Chunkin starts at 1 p.m.

Shuttles will be provided to transport people from parking areas to the event.

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