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Master sculptor returns to Gig Harbor to carve giant pumpkin

Russ Leno, a master sculptor, will return to Gig Harbor to carve the annual giant pumpkin in the Uptown Gig Harbor shopping center.

Leno specializes in custom carving of pumpkins, watermelons, sand and wood.

The giant pumpkin is from Hollands Giants, a farm in Sumner.

Leno will carve from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 29) at the Uptown Pavilion, 4701 Point Fosdick Drive NW.