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Branchville Scarecrow Stroll
October 10 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019
Branchville Borough Historical Society and Broad Street Books are hosting the 4th Annual Branchville Scarecrow Contest founded by Brad and Jeanne Heinke to once again “build community!”
4th Annual #BranchvilleScarecrowContest
Our renowned guest judges:
Must use a REAL PUMPKIN for the head! Please keep it family friendly!
Must be a Branchville Resident or Branchville Business.
If you wish to be part of the Contest, have our judges review your scarecrow, plus be part of our online voting for People’s Choice Award & People’s Choice Best Business you must submit/upload your scarecrow to #BranchvilleScarecrowContest @BranchvilleScarecrowContest by
6 pm on October 23rd (click on hashtag bold link) with:
1) Scarecrow Title
2) Your Name
3) Address Of Scarecrow
4) Category (Resident or Business)
5) Follow, Like & Share the contest page
Businesses Win “Bragging Rights”
Call 973-948-2840 if you are a #Branchville resident in need of a scarecrow frame $10 (actual cost, no labor charge).
Online voting for “People’s Choice Favorite Scarecrow” and “People’s Choice Favorite Business” occurs from October 24th 9 am and closes out on October 27th midnight! One vote per fb account/user allowed. *Anyone that attempts to vote twice will be hidden/deleted from voting.
On Sunday, October 27th our panel of judges will travel around and select 1st, 2nd, 3rd and honorable mention awards. All winners will be announced at the Branchville Businessmen’s Annual #HalloweenParade in the center of town on October 31st at 5:30 pm!
Anyone can create a scarecrow simply for fun, you do not have to enter contest. May be created for community goodwill like all of the scarecrows Frankford Township students/teachers/parents build in Struck Park (not voted on, just plain good old fashioned fun).
Event Founders Brad & Jeanne Heinke
Branchville Borough Historical Society
Broad Street Books
By submitting photo/entering the contest, the entrant grants permission to copy and publish their submission (including any photograph or text) or part of it for any purpose relating to the #BranchvilleScarecrowContest photo and voting competitions. Contest Sponsors and Facebook page managers may publish your work on our websites, social media sites or in print or digital publication.
Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.