Try your hand at scarecrow making for Kennesaw’s inaugural “Scarecrows on Main Street”

Kennesaw City HallKennesaw government complex (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

The City of Kennesaw announced a fun new event to welcome the Halloween and Thanksgiving seasons: it’s the first “Scarecrows on Main Street.”

The press release from the city describes Scarecrows on Main Street as follows:

The City of Kennesaw invites area residents, families, neighborhoods, non-profit, civic and faith-based organizations, local businesses, schools, local sports teams, athletic clubs, etc. to design and create a scarecrow to display on Main Street for the inaugural “Scarecrows on Main” event. Participation in this event is free!

The application & information packets can be found on the City’s website at https://www.kennesaw-ga.gov/download/scarecrows-on-main-2020/. The deadline for applications is September 21, 2020. Applications may be returned to Rebecca Graham, Communication & Engagement Manager, at rgraham@kennesaw-ga.gov or by mail, 2529 J.O. Stephenson Ave., Kennesaw, GA 30144.

The City of Kennesaw will upload images of each scarecrow to their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CityofKennesaw, where the community will be invited to cast their vote for their favorite scarecrows. The top three scarecrows will be awarded a “People’s Choice” award, and the scarecrow with the most votes will receive bragging rights, as well as a $100 prize. Second place will receive a $50 prize, and third place will receive a $25 prize.

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