Festival welcomes autumn, scarecrows

Best & Cavallaro’s “The Web” scarecrow was popular with a group of youngsters on Friday afternoon, Oct. 6. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Among the high points of the Salisbury Fall Festival are the low-tech games for children set up on the lawn of the Scoville Memorial Library.

These include chucking a ball at metal bottles and the ever-popular “Heave the Wet Sponge” game.

On a picture-perfect Saturday, Oct. 7, the library grounds were home to a seething mass of the younger set, who decorated pumpkins and had themselves adorned with non-permanent henna tattoos.

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