Scarecrow Walk

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Village of Homer Glen

Scarecrow Walk and Contest


REGISTRATION IS ONLINE ONLY
YOU WILL NEED TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS.

REGISTER HERE!

 

Build a scarecrow for display at Heritage Park! Individuals, families, organizations, and businesses can participate! Six-foot-tall cross sticks will be supplied to all registrants. There are 50 Scarecrow locations available to be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Registration/Entry Fee: The non-refundable entry fee of $15.00 includes a pre-made six-foot-tall cross sticks to mount your scarecrow. 

Scarecrow cross sticks pick-up time and location: Reserved scarecrow cross sticks can be picked up at the Village Hall on Saturday, September 18 between 10:00 a.m. and noon, or thereafter at the Village Hall on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Scarecrow drop-off location and times: Scarecrows are due on Saturday, October 2 between 10:00 a.m. and noon. Please bring your completed scarecrow to the Active Core area of Heritage Park. The scarecrow on your cross sticks will be placed over a post pre-staked at the park. A sign indicating the name and builder of the scarecrow will be provided and installed. Village staff will determine the placement location and install the scarecrows.

Voting/Awards dates: Three prizes will be awarded: One “Homer Glen Junior Woman’s Club Award” will be determined by judges from the club, and a 1st and 2nd “People’s Choice Awards” will be determined by an online vote. Winners will be contacted on November 2 to receive their prize.

Scarecrow Removal: Scarecrows can be removed by registrants on Saturday, October 30. Village staff will remove and discard the remaining scarecrows on Tuesday, November 2. 

For more information please contact Sue Steilen, Community Relations Coordinator at ssteilen@homerglenil.org or 708-301-0632.

Guidelines, Entry Rules, and Tips for Making Scarecrows