This October scarecrows once again line the walkways throughout Stony Brook Village in the Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s 31st annual Scarecrow Competition. Register as an individual, group, or professional and create a scarecrow masterpiece. First-place winners receive a cash prize.
Vote for your favorite scarecrows between October 1 and October 25. Ballots can be found in all shops and eateries in Stony Brook Village and must be returned to shops no later than October 25th to be counted. Winners will be notified on Tuesday, October 26 by 5pm and will be announced during the Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Halloween Festival on October 29th.
Registration for this event is required. You can pick up a registration form at any of the shops in Stony Brook Village, or you can download it digitally from the events section of the Stony Brook Village Center website. To enter this competition, please return the completed registration form to the Ward Melville Heritage Organization - P.O. Box 572, Stony Brook, NY 11790, with the entry fee of $25.
For more information on the Scarecrow Competition, the Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) or the Halloween Festival, please call the WMHO at 631-751-2244.