Trumbull Historical Society’s History Ablaze Halloween bash spook-tacular event will feature a town-wide jack o‘ lantern contest and display of carved pumpkins, true tales of Trumbull's haunted history with live storytellers, face painting and festive fall refreshments on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 6-9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person; free admission with each carved pumpkin. Costumes are encouraged.

The Trumbull Historical Society invites all town organizations, associations, and residents, young and old, to enter a carved pumpkin into their Jack-o'-Lantern contest and display. There is no limit to the amount of entries, and residents may submit a pumpkin as part of an organization and/or as an individual. Each carved jack-o’-lantern gains one free admission.

Carved pumpkins with a non-flame light included may be dropped off at the Trumbull Historical Society, 1856 Huntington Tpke., on Friday, Oct 23, from 3-6 p.m., or Saturday, Oct 24., from 9  a.m.-1 p.m.

Contestants who wish to pick up their pumpkins* may do so on Sunday, Oct. 27, between noon and 4 p.m. Trumbull HIstorical Society will dispose of any unclaimed pumpkins. *Pumpkins entered into the contest are being donated to the Historical Society for display purposes. The Historical Society is not responsible for any lost or damaged pumpkins.

For  more information, call 203-377-6620 or email Trumbullhistory@gmail.com .