Bennet farms pumpkin patch

Piper Herren cuts the perfect sunflower during the opening day Saturday of the fall festival season at Bennett Farms in Heflin. (Photo by Trent Penny/The Anniston Star)

HEFLIN — A tractor trailer carrying laughing children, parents and grandparents rolled by a large field dotted orange with small pumpkins. Yards away more kids lined up to pet barnyard animals, played in a pit filled with corn kernels and slid down two-story slides.

Despite the 90-degree weather, fall was in the air Saturday at the opening of Bennett Farms pumpkin patch in Heflin.

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