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Festive Fall Fun for Anyone!

Who?   Anyone & Everyone!

What?  You create a scarecrow of any kind to be displayed on Main Street the month of October. The public votes on a favorite and the top 3 winners get Downtown Dollars!

Where?  Scarecrows must be complete and ready to display downtown no later then Thursday, October 5th.

When?  Register here before September 15th, 2023. Pick up your scarecrow stake between Sept 18-Oct 1 at the Rummells Center. 
How?  Let's see your creativity. Your scarecrow can be traditional, spooky or funny!  A PVC Pipe stake will be provided as your base (cross style - custom made to fit into the existing flag pole holes downtown for easy installation) and the rest is up to you!

Questions? Contact Paula Rogers at​​

14 unique scarecrows


  • Scarecrows must be family-friendly. No offensive, controversial, inappropriate, violent or political entries will be accepted.

  • Scarecrows must be built on a PVC pipe which will be provided to you.  You can pick it up at the Rummells Center (127 W Main St) between September 16-October 1st.

  • Your scarecrow must be weather-resistant and sturdy.  It will be displayed for a full month. We strongly encourage you to visit your scarecrows periodically to ensure it is holding up to the weather.

  • You will be assigned a location to display your scarecrow (using the flag pole holes along the sidewalk). You must install your scarecrow between Sunday Oct 1 - Thursday Oct 5. 



  • A strong idea is key. Sometimes the best entries are the simplest, yet most recognizable.

  • Craftsmanship can make or break the overall look of a project.

  • Stuff your straw into pantyhose to keep it in one place! 

  • Your scarecrows will have prolonged exposure to all kinds of weather. Make sure to seal porous materials, such as papier-mâché, with a water-repellent spray (3M or Scotchguard)

  • Check out Pinterest for some inspiration!

  • Share, share, share information about the contest to encourage friends/family to visit Main Street and VOTE during the month of October. This also helps support our local businesses!  

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