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Entries needed for Homecoming/Scarecrow Festival Parade

August 24, 2017

St. John Valley Senior College entry in the 2016 Scarecrow Festival ParadeThe 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 16, 2017 at 11 a.m.

The parade line-up will be at the Fort Kent Courthouse from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.  At 11 a.m. the parade will wind its way down Market, East Main, West 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 15 through Sunday, September 17.

Plaques will be awarded in several categories, including the most creative, best musical, best non-profit, best business entry, judges’ choice, best “Scarecrows Go to the Movies” theme entry, and best UMFK entry.

Parade entry forms are also available at the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce office or by calling the office at (207) 834-5354.

For more information on the parade, please contact UMFK Alumni Affairs Office at (207) 834-7557 or by email: susan.tardie@maine.edu