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St. Charles to celebrate fall at Scarecrow Festival this weekend


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ST. CHARLES – The Scarecrow Festival will run Friday, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 13, in downtown St. Charles. The hours of the fall festival are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The festival will feature more than 150 hand-crafted scarecrows for the annual scarecrow contest. Visitors can view and vote for their favorite scarecrow in each of six categories.

The event will also feature a carnival; Autumn on the Fox Arts and Craft Show; four areas of live entertainment; a petting zoo; and festival food. The event is free to attend.

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