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Carve pumpkins for a good cause
Children show off pumpkins at last year’s festival.

2009 Life is good Pumpkin Festival

When: 1-6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Sterling on the Lake, 7004 Lake Sterling Blvd., Flowery Branch
How much: Free

The Life is good Pumpkin Festival will have a little fun for everyone this weekend.

For the fourth time, Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch, will sponsor the festival that will benefit children in need. Activities include pumpkin carving, crafts, face painting and live music.

Last year, Sterling on the Lake raised more than $10,000 for charity, according to Jennifer Landers, regional marketing director for Sterling on the Lake.

This year Challenged Child and Friends and Project Joy will benefit from the festival.

Other festivities will include a silent auction, a kid’s costume parade, a hay maze and hayrides. The Donna Hopkins Band will perform 1:30-4 p.m.