Scarecrow contest features autumn art

A detail from the “Black Eyed Crows” scarecrow by Denise Tamberino and Nikki Kowalski, which took first place in the “Funniest” category. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Scarecrows were on display downtown on a crisp autmn afternoon Saturday, Oct. 22.

People wandered up and down Main Street, debating the relative merits of the entries. One man, looking at Willy Blass and Izzy Fitch’s “Scary,” commented, “That’s not a scarecrow, that’s art.”

Val Case was regarding her entry, “Steam Bride of Punkin’ Stein,” with a critical eye. “Needs more tubing,” she said, and disappeared.

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