It all began with 5 magic pumpkin seeds (or was that another story about Jack?) The seeds were planted on the lot next door. Then they grew, and grew, and grew. Soon the pumpkins were bigger than the first grandchild, Ryan. Here are the details as reported in the Nortbrook Star.
After the Great Pumpkin visits, then it is time to harvest the pumpkins and begin carving the Jack O Lanterns. Here are some of the carvers hard at work.