Scarecrows to crop up at businesses


This month, residents and visitors will have the chance to vote on the best scarecrow window display at businesses throughout Blaine’s downtown core.

Sponsored by the Blaine Chamber of Commerce, the contest calls on local businesses to get creative with corn stalks, hay bales, pumpkins, leaves and more to build a window display that features one or more scarecrows.

Decorations must be on display between Saturday, October 12 and removed by Monday, November 4.

The public will determine the winner of the contest by voting online at or or in person at the Blaine Visitor Information Center, located at 546 Peace Portal Drive.

Last year, the first place winner was Curb Shots coffee shop, the second place winner was Good Samaritan Society – Stafholt and the third place winner was TouchStone Health Clinic.

Contestants need to submit a photo of their display to by Monday, October 14.  Online voting will be open from October 14 to Monday, October 28.  Winners will be announced Thursday, October 31.


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