Scarecrows of Main on Display Downtown

October 10, 2017

Vote Now for Your Favorite Scarecrow

Public voting for Main Street Greeneville’s eighth annual “Scarecrows of Main” competition is now open. Vote for your favorite scarecrows via email at scarecrowsofmain17@gmail.com or by mailing or dropping off your vote to the Main Street office at 310 S Main Street. Use the Entry Number to cast your vote. There are several categories so pick your favorites. Voting remains open through Sunday, October 22nd. There are 4 different categories: Residential, group/organization, business or youth. Votes will be tabulated based on the category selected on the entry form. Twenty-seven scarecrows are entered in this year’s contest which is sponsored by Broyles General Store located at 730 West Main St. The winner in each category will receive a $25.00 Broyles General Store gift certificate, a winner’s certificate and bragging rights. Winning entries will be so marked and identified.

Where are they?

The display area includes the eighteen block downtown area known as the Main Street District along with Main Street from the 11E Bypass to Crescent School.

Entries may be found at: Crescent School, 510 W Main St; 409 W Main St; 400 W Main St; multiple entries at 310 S Main St. (Andrew Johnson Complex); AJ Homestead; 201 S Main St; 101 W Summer St; 110 N Main St; 111 N Main St; 124 N Main St; 201 N Main St; 210 N Main St; 214 N Main St; WSCC N Main St; 104 N College St; 200 N College St; 115 Academy St; 248 W Depot St; 302 W Depot St; and corner Cutler/Hall Sts.

All entries will be on display to the public from now to Wednesday, November 1st.

Mark Stevans, Event Chairman with Main Street: Greeneville said, “We are so pleased that the community continues to support this event. Each year the contest attracts new entries including some from outside the district that wish to participate. They do so by bringing their entry downtown. We encourage everyone to come downtown to see the entries and please don’t forget to vote for your favorites via email to scarecrowsofmain17@gmail.com putting the entry number in the Subject Line.”