Harvest McPhestival hopes to make Hemet great – again

Pumpkin carving contest promises serious prize money Cindy Boeing/The Valley ChronicleThe video game truck was a big draw at the first Make Hemet Great Festival, which overall attracted about 1,000 people. ■ Chronicle News Staff The parking lot behind The Valley Chronicle once again will be the scene this weekend of the second Make Hemet Great Festival complete with pumpkin carving and pet costume contests, food vendors, trade booths, balloons, muscle cars, video game truck, and music by Rocky Zharp and the Blues Crackers. “We’re planning on making this a regular feature of downtown,” says Matt McPherson, a realtor and businessman whose family owns the parking lot on Harvard Street across

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