How to Carve a Pumpkin Hollow out the Pumpkin: To do this, use a serrated knife to cut a wide circle around the top stem. Then, using a spoon, spatula or a fleshing tool, scrape out the pulp, flesh and seeds. If you want to save any of this for any reason (toasted pumpkin seeds, anyone?) put all of it in a bowl and set aside. Otherwise, it can go straight into the trash. Prepare and Transfer Your Design: There are plenty of books and online resources this time of year that offer you hundreds of design ideas. Print one of these out and adhere your design to your pumpkin.
In 1996, the Southwest Indian Foundation set up shop in the old Santa Fe Depot and created a cultural center to help educate visitors and locals on the history of Gallup, New Mexico. This center would become an inspiring source of information on local culture, both past and present. The Southwest Indian Foundation hopes for the Gallup Cultural Center to help create pride in local communities, a powerful and important trait for a community to have. Whether you are a local or just visiting, obtaining new knowledge about a rich community is a fun, productive way to spend the afternoon. The Gallup Cultural Center is located on Historic Route 66,