Fashion a scarecrow honoring your favorite fairy tale for the 18th annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival and you could earn more than just magic beans. The Festival is currently accepting entries for its annual scarecrow contest. All entries will be on display at Elk Grove Park during the Festival held the first weekend in October (October 6-7).
Prize money, as much as $250 for first place, will be awarded in four categories: Family/Group, Youth Open (individuals 12 and under), Teen Open (individuals 13-17) and Adult Open (individuals 18 and up). Additional prizes will be awarded for Best Use of Theme and People’s Choice categories.