The Storm Lake Area Arts Council is sponsoring a Scarecrow contest October 9, for Moonlight Madness, downtown Storm Lake. The contest is open to anyone or any groups. First prize is going to be $50 in Storm Lake Bucks.
The money can be used at any participating store in the Storm Lake area. Second Place is $20, third and fourth place are both $10.
Ask any store owner or manager on Lake Avenue in Storm Lake if they are participating in supporting the Scarecrow contest, they will have a registration card to fill out. Attach this to the scarecrow by noon on October 9. Judging will be at 7 p.m. that night and winners will be contacted.
The entrant must contact the store they want to place your scarecrow in front of for the registration card to be eligible for the prizes. Some stores will have requirements they need followed.
The stores will be having special Moonlight Madness sales and other promotions during the event, along with extended hours for many shops.