September 23, 2015

Family Carving Nights with Ray Villafane and the YMCA

Carve your own Villafane creation!
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The Desert Foothills Family YMCA is excited to be a part of the Town of Carefree’s upcoming exhibit – the Enchanted Pumpkin Garden! Join us for a two-hour experience carving with and learning from world renowned pumpkin carver Ray Villafane on Saturday, October 17 or Wednesday, October 28 from 6 – 8 p.m.! Come by yourself or bring the entire family for this interactive, hands-on pumpkin carving activity! Reservations are strongly encouraged as space is limited. Proceeds from this event go to the Desert Foothills Family YMCA which supports financial assistance for those in need, local military families, affordable youth programs and drowning prevention education. *Each pumpkin comes with a Ray Villafane carving tool set (a $25 value!)

• 2 PUMPKIN TABLE - $75* table includes 6 chairs

• 3 PUMPKIN TABLE - $125* table includes 8 chairs

• 3 PUMPKIN VIP TABLE – $250* Get the closest look at master carver Ray Villafane! Limited availability! Table includes 8 chairs

• SINGLE PUMPKIN: $50* To be sold the night of the event only starting at 5 p.m. First come, first served. Space includes 2 chairs.

Table reservations are strongly encouraged as space is limited. Reservations can be made:

• Online at; or

• Visit the Desert Foothills Family YMCA welcome center at 34250 N. 60th St – Bldg. C, Scottsdale, AZ 85266; or

• Contact Raye Gall at 602-212-6298 or via email at

A full schedule of activities throughout the exhibit is also available at To learn more about the Desert Foothills Family YMCA visit our website at or call 480-596-9622. To learn more about master carver Ray Villafane, visit his website at