Scarecrow & Jack-O-Lantern Competition October 28-31 Image

Scarecrow & Jack-O-Lantern Competition October 28-31 Image

Scarecrow & Jack-O-Lantern Competition October 28-31 Image

Please submit your entry form no later than the new date of October 8, 2021.

Some supplies for scarecrows will be provided, and pumpkins will be available to create hand-carved Jack-O-Lanterns. Competition entries will be exhibited at the Muscatine Art Center from Thursday, October 28 through Sunday, October 31. Cash prizes will be awarded for those winning the popular vote. Votes will be cast both online and in person.

The scarecrows will be on display on the side lawn of the Muscatine Art Center located at 1314 Mulberry Avenue. The Jack-O-Lanterns will be displayed in the Muscatine Art Center’s courtyard. All entries must be made by the individual contributing the item to the competition, and individuals can submit both an entry for a scarecrow and a Jack-O-Lantern.

There are no entry fees to participate in this fall competition. Please call Katy Loos at 563-263-8282 or email kloos@muscatineiowa.gov for more details. To help us plan, please submit the form below for both competitions by the new date of October 8.

We hope you will consider joining the fun this fall!

DETAILS:
Scarecrows:
- Ready-made scarecrow forms will be available to pick up at the Muscatine Art Center starting on Friday, October 1. There is no cost for these forms.
- All scarecrows must be dropped off at the Muscatine Art Center no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 25. Scarecrows can be picked up starting Monday, November 1.

Jack-O-Lanterns:
- Free pumpkins will be available to pick up at the Muscatine Art Center on Friday, October 8.
- All pumpkins must be dropped off at the Muscatine Art Center no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 25. (same day as scarecrow drop off). Pumpkins can be picked up starting Monday, November 1.