November ‘First Friday’ to feature pumpkin bowling


The Switzerland County Visitors Center will feature pumpkin bowling for youth and adults during the November 1st “Pumpkins, Gourds and Squash” First Friday.

The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Liberty Street beside the courthouse. It is free and open to the public.

In case of inclement weather the event will be held inside the Visitors Center located at 128 West Main Street in Vevay.

Visitors are invited to bring a camera, as a friendly ‘Headless Horseman’ will also roam the streets of Vevay during the November First Friday event. The horseman will stop on Liberty Street beside the courthouse to pose for photos. Liberty Street will be closed between Main Street and West Pike Street from 5-9 p.m.

Bicentennial items will still be for sale while supplies last, including: long and short-sleeved tee-shirts; tote bags; coloring books with artwork by Donna Cole; wine glasses; and a bronze limited edition commemorate Bicentennial medal designed by Donna Weaver.

Bicentennial baskets with a lid design by Erin Williams can be special ordered.

A limited supply of 2013 Swiss Wine Festival tee-shirts are also for sale.

‘First Friday’ is a year-round monthly event sponsored by Vevay Main Street. Held rain or shine, the event features late night shopping, dining, art openings, live entertainment and free carriage rides around downtown Vevay.

The Visitors Center will host an “Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest” during the December 6th First Friday event, so encourages the public to be looking for the ultimate in holiday wear tackiness. Prizes will be awarded.