September 13, 2017
CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles
MARIETTA – Registration is now open for the City of Marietta's Parks and Recreation Department’s 12th Annual Scarecrows in the Square contest. Please remember each group or organization must register by September 25, 2017 in order to decorate a Scarecrow on the Square by displaying your group, business or school's creativity and personality via a scarecrow!
Registration forms are available here for the public scarecrow contest. Entries will be judged on originality, construction and presentation. Creators are urged to use a theme and name that showcases the business or group's personality or celebrates Marietta's history with a historic figure.
While there is a $25 entry fee for each scarecrow in the public scarecrow contest, there is no entry fee for school scarecrows. All scarecrows must be completed and displayed during the week of September 26th through October 2nd.
Winners of the contest will be announced and prizes will be awarded at the 41th Annual HarvestFest on the Historic Square on Saturday, October 21, 2017.
More info: Marietta's Parks and Recreation Department, 770-794-5601