Keenly Lowe (right) tries her hand at pumpkin carving with the help of Darcie Hodge Saturday at the Harvest Pumpkin Festival in Armstrong. For more photos from the festival, including the pumpkin launch visit vernonmorningstar.com. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Pumpkin fest rolls out

 

Bruce Turnbull (left), gets his pumpkin launcher ready with the help of his brother in-law Michael Hamilton and father in-law John Hamilton Saturday at the Harvest Pumpkin Festival in Armstrong. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Adam Smith, of Full Circle Memory Beads, makes a glass pumpkin Saturday at the Harvest Pumpkin Festival in Armstrong. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Avalynn Bucknell, 14 months, makes a new friend Saturday at the Harvest Pumpkin Festival in Armstrong. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Zoe Wrobel, 13 months, sits back with a snack at the Harvest Pumpkin Festival Saturday in Armstrong. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

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