The expressions carved into jack-o-lanterns range from toothy grins to the downright scary.
But, if you look at the faces of most pumpkin farms this year, you're likely to see a lot of frowns.
The onslaught of rain over the summer has caused mold, disease and insect problems and many pumpkin crops have been left in the field to rot.
Pumpkin City in High Point will open Wednesday for the season.
Pumpkins will be available at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, as well.