/gallery/ads/2082.jpg?u=1571876137

Log In   ·   Become A Member

Montauk's Scarecrow Days Are Back Just In Time For Halloween

Nicole Barylski

Judging will take place on Sunday, October 16th. (Courtesy Photos)

"Montauk Youth, Inc. is excited to bring back Montauk's Scarecrow Days for its 6th year," shared Maureen Rutkowski. "Years ago, we saw versions of this in other communities and thought it would be fun to bring to Montauk."

Starting Friday, October 7th through Sunday, October 16th (if you want your entry judged), families, artists, businesses and the East End community can assist Montauk Youth, Inc. prepare for the autumn season by embellishing Montauk with a special creation - a scarecrow that they decorated. Participants may pick up their scarecrow frame at John's Drive-In and that's when they'll learn where their entry will reside once you've added all the impressive, award worthy bells and whistles. Scarecrows may be embellished as you wish - whether you go a themed route, pay homage to your favorite Halloween tradition or go another jaw-dropping route. But, make sure to remember that this is a family-friendly contest, so keep candidates in good taste.

"The Days have been a resounding success, with anywhere from 20+ to 50+ scarecrows put up around Montauk the past few years," she noted.

You can even make Scarecrow Days into an amusing game for friends and family by seeing who can locate the most contenders as they pop up around Montauk. "It's such fun to drive or walk through town each day looking for new installations," said Rutkowski. "Montauk does not disappoint: we have a lot of creative people out here."

And for those who plan on decorating a Scarecrow, make sure to bring you're A game because bragging rights are on the line. "This year we'll be awarding prizes to top scarecrows," she explained.

Even if you're a little late to the decorating party, Rutkowski still encourages participants to showoff their masterpieces. "We'd love to see all up by the 16th, but hey, this is Montauk: we know how we all out here love to push our deadlines," she said. "Judges will make the rounds the week leading up to Halloween."

Montauk's Scarecrow Days will be on display through Tuesday, November 1st.

John's Drive-In is located at 677 Montauk Highway in Montauk. For more information call 631-668-1540.


Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski




Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
What color is the sky?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
 
/gallery/ads/1213.gif?u=1571876137
/gallery/ads/665.jpg?u=1571876137
/gallery/ads/2242.jpg?u=1571876137
/gallery/ads/2300.jpg?u=1571876137
BNB Bank
For over 100 years Bridgehampton Bank has been the East End's hometown bank. Many success stories...one bank, BNB!

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff. Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.

Brown Harris Stevens is the quintessential luxury real estate firm, with a history of leadership and a culture of professionalism and discretion dating back to 1873
Brown Harris Stevens is the quintessential luxury real estate firm, with a history of leadership and a culture of professionalism and discretion dating back to 1873. At every level of Brown Harris Stevens, you will find highly experienced, knowledgeable experts, single-mindedly devoted to your interests and your satisfaction. With offices in the Hamptons, New York City, Palm Beach, and Miami our brokers are exceptional - leading the field with the quality of their work ethic, their outstanding success rate and the sheer quantity of their transactions.

Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.

Alex Ferrone Gallery
As the only one of its kind on the North Fork, we exhibit and sell contemporary fine art works by mid-career and emerging artists with an emphasis on photo-based art. Fine art admirers and collectors enjoy opportunities to meet our exhibiting artists at special events including public receptions, Gallery Talks, and workshops.

Alex Ferrone Gallery
As the only one of its kind on the North Fork, we exhibit and sell contemporary fine art works by mid-career and emerging artists with an emphasis on photo-based art. Fine art admirers and collectors enjoy opportunities to meet our exhibiting artists at special events including public receptions, Gallery Talks, and workshops.