TWIG of Nationwide Childrens Hospital Hosts Pumpkinpalooza September 28 at Lynd Fruit Farm

August 27, 2013

The 5th Annual TWIG Pumpkinpalooza, benefiting the Rehabilitation Unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, will be held 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala.

Hosted by TWIG, a volunteer organization of Nationwide Children’s, attendees are invited to enjoy a day-long autumn festival fit for the entire family. Held in a beautiful country setting, Pumpkinpalooza will feature food, hayrides, bounce houses, games, crafts, a pumpkin patch, corn maze and more.

Admission to Pumpkinpalooza is free with tickets sold per activity and food. Three different passes are offered – the Toddler Fun Pass (ages 3 and younger) is $11; the Kid’s Fun Pass (ages 4 to 12) is $16; and the Adult Fun Pass (13 years and older) is $15. Passes will also be offered at the gate.

Pumpkinpalooza passes can be purchased in advance. For an advanced pass and for more information, visit

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact Brittany Keegan in Nationwide Children’s Foundation at (614) 355-0854 or

About TWIG
TWIG of Nationwide Children’s Hospital are groups of women throughout central Ohio who dedicate their time and talent in support of Nationwide Children’s. Since their inception in 1916, TWIG has raised more than $28 million to support patient care, education and research at the hospital. The women of TWIG believe in the mission of providing the highest quality care to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay. Today, more than 800 active members are working to continue the TWIG legacy through a variety of fundraising efforts such as the annual TWIG Bazaar, the sale of holiday cards and greetings program, BIA Parade of Homes, the Women’s Division of The Memorial Tournament and the many projects and events coordinated by more than 70 individual TWIG groups throughout central Ohio.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at