It was a bumper crop of scarecrows this year as nearly 75 scenes have been set up throughout Forest Park. Inspired by literature, film, sports, artists, Halloween, and local history, the scarecrows help to fund two local nonprofits — Forest Park Historical Society and the Arts Alliance. Everyone is encouraged to get out and view the creativity of neighbors and vote for the scarecrow display by award category: Forest Park Pride, Most Historic, Most Artistic, and the overall People’s Choice, at