It’s October and among the pumpkins and potted mums decorating town for the fall season will soon be scarecrows on Main Street.

The Andover Coalition for Education (ACE) hosts its annual popular Scarecrow Festival in downtown Andover from Saturday, Oct.13 to Saturday, Oct. 27.

ACE is now offering the public a chance to purchase “Make Your Own Scarecrow Kits,” which cost $50 and contain everything needed to craft your very own scarecrow, while supporting the Andover public schools. Individuals may purchase a Scarecrow Starter Kit for $30 (includes wood frame and hay). Scarecrow Kits are available now at locations around Andover. To reserve your scarecrow kit today, you can contact to arrange a pick-up date and location.

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