Therese Nutley, 5, of Homewood, raises the hammer to lay waste to a gourd during the Pumpkin Smash on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Coyote Run Golf Course in Flossmoor. (Bill Jones/H-F Chronicle)
If attendees had any quibbles about this year’s Pumpkin Smash, it is that the gourds remained fairly grounded on Saturday, Nov. 5.
Eileen Nutley, of Homewood, brought her child after hearing about the cherry picker used last year to drop pumpkins and let gravity take care of the destruction.
Dave Bruni, of Flossmoor, came back with his son and neighbor . . .