Mayor Andy Adams works away on his pumpkin at Pumpekabana Saturday at the Campbell River Common. The annual event celebrates Japanese culture by merging traditional Western pumpkin carving with the Japanese tradition of flower arrangement.

Not-so-spooky pumpkins

Mayor Andy Adams works away on his pumpkin at Pumpekabana Saturday at the Campbell River Common. The annual event celebrates Japanese culture by merging traditional Western pumpkin carving with the Japanese tradition of flower arrangement.