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Akron Celebrates Scarecrow Festival

(Akron) -- For twelve years, the folks at Akron have held a fall festival celebrating the scarecrow.  Co-president Angie Price says this year's event, scheduled for Saturday, will provide great family fun, and is expected to feature at least 60 scarecrows.

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Price says on occasion, contestants submit scarecrows that follow a theme.

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Besides the scarecrows on display, the Akron park will have several vendors consisting of crafts, food, and games.  Price says the proceeds that are raised from the Scarecrow festival go back into the Akron community.

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The Scarecrow Festival is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until 4:00 p.m.  Afterwards, the Akron Fire Department will host their steak fry at the fire house beginning at 5:00 p.m.



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