"Grandpa PumpKen:" the legacy lives on!


November 1, 2023

For folks around Chinook the first weekend in October has come to mean: “Fall is here, time to gather pumpkins for Halloween at Finley’s Pumpkin Patch.” Ken Finley (dubbed Grandpa PumpKen by his family) died this past spring but thanks to son Jeff, and Jeff’s extended family, Ken’s legacy of providing pumpkins for locals will continue.

Not only do kids still get to wander the patch to find their own pumpkins for carving, they can use the kid-sized sling shots to shoot tennis balls at pumpkin targets, watch the pumpkin cannon fire real pumpkins and take a ride on an electric swing...

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