Saturday Oct 15 2011 comments 15th Annual Auburn Community Festival By: Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRobert Westervelt's giant pumpkin awaits weigh-in Saturday along with 17 other giant pumpkins at the 15th Auburn Community Festival. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalSugar Plump Fairy Rita Paiz (L) offers candy to Meadow Vista residents Natalie (middle) and Emma (R) Porter. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalTammy Sumner owner of Face Full of Fun (L)was one of the many local vendors at the Auburn Community Festival Saturday. Sumner had just finished painting a design on Ava Meridith Sanders face. The six year old Sanders is from Lincoln. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRobert Westervelt of Granite Bay was this years giant pumpkin winner. Westervelt's pumpkin weighed 1294 pounds and broke last years record of 1285.5 pounds. Westervelt took home $2000 of the over $10,000 prize money offered in the contest. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThree year olds Silas Webb (L) and Myah Denny dressed for the costume parade and were escored by their grandmothers Charlotte Wilson (L) and Rhonda Grob (R). Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal(L-R)Emma Cunningham 12, Sierra Hickman 12, and Dakota Kier 13, were a three headed person in the costume contest. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe Sugar Plump Fairies are always fun loving gals and Diana Westin was blowing bubbles Saturday. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe Sugar Plump Fairies led the costume parade through the festival grounds Saturday. Fairies Fran Haynes (front) and Nancey Holland led the way. Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal(L-R)Jenny Stenger 9, Karen Stenger and Sophie Cohen 9, check out Nathan Ross' first place scarecrow contest winner Wild Wild West. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalIn the adult division costume contest Karla Lardner won for most scary. "This is going to be my Halloween costume," she said. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalNathan Ross picked up the top honors in the open division scarecrow contest with his entry Wild Wild West. Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal(L-R) Volunteers Rob Woodhall, Randy Warren, and John Brewer help move the giant pumpkins to be weighed. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalZoey had her angel wings and halo on for the costume contest and parade. Zoey is a Boston Terrier owned by Debbie Rhoades.