THE GREAT PUMPKIN SPOOKTACULAR: In the foreground is Peggy Schollenberg’s Black Magic II pumpkin

THE GREAT PUMPKIN SPOOKTACULAR: In the foreground is Peggy Schollenberg’s Black Magic II pumpkin

Pumpkin auction at the MAC in Parksville

People can stop by the arts centre (133 McMillan St., Parksville) and bid on their favourite pumpkin

THE GREAT PUMPKIN SPOOKTACULAR: In the foreground is Peggy Schollenberg’s Black Magic II pumpkin, then Lynn Orriss’ Frankenspidey and Schollenberg’s White Tiger. Silver Meadows Farm donated 25 pumpkins for people to use for their creations.  The pumpkins are part of the MAC’s Great Pumpkin Spooktacular silent auction running until Oct. 28 at the MAC. People can stop by the arts centre (133 McMillan St., Parksville) and bid on their favourite pumpkin. – Lauren Collins photo