Manchester - posted Sep, 11 2012
Downtown Manchester will celebrate its annual Scarecrow Festival from Oct. 1 through 27. Businesses, organizations and interested individuals are invited to create a family-friendly scarecrow for display in historic downtown Manchester during this four-week period. The scarecrows will be placed in assigned locations throughout the downtown beginning Sept. 29. Prizes will be awarded to scarecrow artists in a variety of categories. Scarecrow artists must register to participate. Winners will be recognized and prizes awarded during a ceremony on Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. by the Dancing Bears Fountain in Center Memorial Park next to the Mary Cheney Library. To obtain a registration form and contest guidelines contact the Downtown Manchester Special Services District at 860-645-2101 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Scarecrow registrations will be accepted until Sept. 25.