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Enrollment & Advancement Center • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Entries needed for Homecoming/Scarecrow Festival Parade

August 22, 2014

Note: this is an archived news release. As such, the information provided may no longer apply.




The University of Maine at Fort Kent is looking for area businesses, organizations, and individuals interested in placing an entry in the homecoming/scarecrow parade that will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11 a.m.

The parade line-up will be at the Fort Kent Courthouse from 10 a.m. The parade will wind its way down Market, East Main, and end up on Pleasant Street.

The parade is among the most popular events of the annual UMFK Homecoming and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Festival held from Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21.

Plaques will be awarded in several categories, including the most creative, best musical, best non-profit, best business entry, judges' choice, best “Scarecrow Theme” entry, and best “Go Green” entry.

Parade entry forms are available at the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce office.

For more information or to have an entry form sent, please contact UMFK at (207) 834-7557 or by e-mail: