Brush the cobwebs off of your creativity and create a seasonal sensation for the Scarecrow Contest on Saturday, October 26, at 1:00 pm on the lawn at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library. Rain date is Sunday, October 27. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Best Classic Scarecrow, Funniest Scarecrow, Best Dressed Scarecrow, Scariest Scarecrow, and Most Original Scarecrow. Everyone is encouraged to enter. Contest entry forms along with instructions on how to build a scarecrow can be found at the Mattapoisett Library, and you can register by telephone at 508-758-4171. Be sure that all scarecrows are constructed at home and brought to the registration table upon arrival for placement. All children can participate in the many craft activities that will be available during judging. Delicious cupcakes, cookies, candied apples, popcorn, cider, and hot cocoa will be for sale. Questions can be directed to Jessica Noblet at 508-758-4819 or firstname.lastname@example.org.