Amherst Townwide Scarecrow Decorating Contest


Two prize categories: 



Registrations are now closed.  Stay tuned for voting!


Scarecrows must be on display from October 25- October 31.  

For those who registered:  A photo of your scarecrow will need to be submitted to AJWC to be displayed on the website.  Voting for the winner of each category will take place on the AJWC website.   Photos must be submitted via email to before October 20th! 

Each scarecrow will be given a number display sign that should be in the photograph with their scarecrow.  This will help participants vote on their favorite.  


Display the scarecrow in a location where it is unnecessary for anyone to access your property in order to view them.

We will also put together a map of all the scarecrow locations.  You are welcome to drive around town and see all the scarecrows in real life. If you drive to visit the scarecrows please respect people’s property.  Do not touch the scarecrows or trespass on people’s property in order to get pictures.

Voting will end on October 31st.  Winners will be announced

November 3rd.   Prizes for the 'kids' category include two $20 gift cards for Time to Clay in Nashua and one free month at Sky High Gymnastics  (1 class/week).



Ready .... set ..... go! 

We are SO EXCITED to have you and your family join us for the Amherst Junior Women's Club 20th Annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, the 4th race in the 2020 Toyota of Nashua Gate City SeriesThis year we are going virtual. Our Turkey is taking a GAP YEAR in 2020 and all racers will run or walk on the day of their choosing in November. That's right!!  Covid-19 may have narrowed some of your choices but for this race, this year it means more choices. You pick your day (in November), you pick your 5K course and you pick who's running within 6 feet of you.


This event is family friendly and sure to be a great time for all.  On-line registration is open.

Starting November 1st, you can return to this page to enter where you are running and your net time.

We hope to see your pictures and your times posted on our FaceBook page to share with theTOYT community.

Report Your Race Time Here
- Starting November 1st - 

Fall Family Photo Shoot

Saturday Oct 17th 9:00-11:00am

Lindabury Orchard (70 Christian Hill Road, Amherst) 


Bring your family to beautiful Lindabury Orchards in Amherst for a Fall Family Photo Shoot with the amazing Kate Smith of Homegrown Photography! $25 donation to the Amherst Junior Women's Club will be collected at the start of the shoot, and you will receive 4-6 digital photos a couple of weeks later. Perfect timing for holiday cards! *Must pre-register for a time slot!* 


Vote for your favorite scarecrow!
CHOOSE ONE! (One vote per person please.)

P.O. Box 513

Amherst, NH  03031

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