The Guilford Recreation Commission is pleased to announce 'Scarecrows In The Park' a Scarecrow Building Contest at the Guilford Center Village Natural Playscape at 70 Carpenter Hill Rd. in Guilford, VT. The registration for this free event will begin on October 1st. Scarecrow building will begin on Sunday, October 4th and continue through Saturday, October 24th. The community will vote on their favorite scarecrows from October 25th through the 30th. The Scarecrows with the top votes in each of the 6 categories will receive a customized trophy!
How to Participate
Free registration is below on this page. Registration will require your name, tel. # and email address. You will receive an email reply with your scarecrow number. Build your scarecrow at the Playscape between October 4 - 24th. Stakes are placed around the Playscape- choose your location and build your scarecrow! The Guilford Recreation Commission is providing the following materials onsite to help you create the structure for your scarecrow:
You are welcome to bring any other tools/supplies to build your scarecrow, keeping in mind that there is no power onsite. Bring your own clothing/accessories to personalize your scarecrow. The community will vote onsite starting October 25th. One vote/person for the best scarecrow in each of the following categories:
Best Celebrity/character look alike
Best Business/group scarecrow (Post the name of your business to identify your scarecrow as a “group scarecrow” to qualify for the voting in this category).
Registration begins on October 1st and will continue through October 24th. You can register as an individual, as a family, or as a group. Once you receive your email confirmation you may begin building your Scarecrow. GOOD LUCK!