Marybeth Canedy of Jefferson submitted the winning T-shirt design for this year’s Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta. Canedy paints on all sorts of surfaces and items, utilizing watercolors and acrylics. The design was selected from among 17 entries that were submitted by 14 artists. The judges were Pumpkinfest volunteer committee members and other volunteers attending the June 21 monthly Pumpkinfest planning meeting at Skidompha Library. The prize given to the winning artist is $500. Pumpkinfest is held during Columbus Day weekend; this year it will be from October 5 through 8. The colors for this year’s Pumpkinfest T-shirts are black, deep purple and heather purple. The T-shirts, hoodies and other Pumpkinfest gear will go into production soon and will be available for sale. For more information, visit