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5 Things You Need to Know Today — Oct. 16, 2012

Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.

Trivia: Which historic (active) MLB stadium opened the same day as the former Tiger Stadium (Navin Field)? Bonus question: Which major historic event also took place the same week?

Yesterday's trivia answer: Plymouth Whalers coach Mike Vellucci recently earned his 400th career win.

5. Share your photos from the Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff

The Great Lakes Regional Chili Cookoff was Sunday in downtown Plymouth. Post your photos of your favorite selections here on Patch and view the winners from the festival here!

4. Halloween Guide

See our Halloween Guide for ideas on what to do to get into the spooky spirit!

3. Scarecrows in Kellogg Park

Twenty-nine scarecrows are up in Kellogg Park.  Groups, businesses and families build and decorate a scarecrow in Kellogg Park to be on display through Halloween. Take a walk down Main Street to see them and look for our very own Patch scarecrow!

2. Show your P-CEP school spirit

Plymouth beat Canton on Friday night, but don't let that be the lone factor in deciding bragging rights! We're running a photo competition to show school spirit between Plymouth, Canton and Salem that will run through Canton-Salem's Oct. 19 game. Upload photos showing school spirit for bragging rights!

1. Pumpkin Palooza is this weekend

Get into the Halloween spirit this Sunday in downtown Plymouth for the second-ever Pumpkin Palooza. The event runs noon-3 p.m., is open to all ages, and offers games, candy and activities throughout the downtown area. Look for Plymouth-Canton Patch's tent — we'll have games and prizes!

Tom Dusbiber October 16, 2012 at 12:33 PM
On April 20, 1912, Navin Field was opened, the same day as the Boston Red Sox's Fenway Park. In that same week, April 15th the Titanic sinks.

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