scarecrow contest

Beautification Committee offers forms for annual scarecrow contest

Homewood will have a “Scarecrow Town” set up downtown the week of Sept. 18. The Homewood Beautification Committee is asking community residents to get their designs ready for the 2017 Scarecrow Contest.

Homewood welcomes autumn with annual Fall Fest array of family activities

The 15th annual Homewood Fall Fest will celebrate the change of season from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. The event the popular Chili Cook-off, the third annual Scarecrow Contest, PopUp Science, live music, food, a pumpkin patch, a magic act, a movie for kids and more.

Popular scarecrow contest returns to Homewood Fall Fest

The invasion of scarecrows at the 2014 Homewood Fall Fest — prompted by the first scarecrow contest — was so popular that the village Beautification Committee and festival organizers are hosting the contest again. 

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