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Scary Sales Bags
Stuffed with coupons from local and area business these bags will be given to the first 400 people who attend this event.  Basic contact information will be obtained from those receiving a bag and available to businesses upon request.

Trick-or-Treat
From 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. trick-or-treating at participating downtown businesses will take place.

Scarecrow Contest
Individuals, families, groups and businesses are welcome to submit an entry in this competition. Masked Scarecrows may be displayed the entire month of October at businesses and your home.   If a Scarecrow is not able to be transported to the Park, a photograph may be submitted by October 18th and these will also be on display in the park for judging. You are encouraged to use “Home of the Mask” theme character of the Lone Ranger.   This year we are celebrating the 80th anniversary of the first radio broadcast of The Lone Ranger, with Brace Beemer the voice behind the mask for over 2,000 episodes who lived in Oxford.

Children’s Costume Contest
At 33 Pleasant Street, the future new site of Merge Art Gallery, just west of the Polly Ann Bridge, a children’s costume contest.  $5 to register 11- 12:30 a.m.  Judging and awards at 1:00 p.m.

Pet Parade/Contest  
Held in Centennial Park, this activity has become a favorite for visitors and those families entering their pets.  Registration will take place from 1 – 2 pm in the park and the parade begins at 2:00pm in front of the gazebo.  A panel of judges will select the winner that will be announced at 3:30 p.m.   Proceeds from the pet parade and pet vendors will go to the K-9 Stray Rescue League on Metamora Road in Oxford Township.
Live Entertainment in the Gazebo

Local singing groups featuring our talented young adults have agreed to entertain visitors during this event beginning at 12 noon.  The local band Taylor Tucky will be performing from 4 -6 p.m.

Chili Cook-off
Participating restaurants will begin cooking their signature chili early in the day and the public will be able to sample these “chilling creations” for a nominal fee and other food items.

Artisans, vendors and Non-profit organizations
Spaced throughout Centennial Park, a select group of artists, vendors and Non-profit groups will sell their creations, products and  offer information about their services.

Farmers & Flea Market
Scott Farms will be selling items from produce to mums.  Local vendors with home goods and other ” treasures” will be at Centennial Park from 10 am to 4 p.m.

Cider and Donuts
Enjoy these fall favorites on sale for a nominal fee.

Bake Sales
Local churches will have baked goods for sale with the proceeds given to “Blessings in a Backpack”.   This charity raises funds to purchase items that will fill backpacks given to children in need.

Kids Crafts and Games
Three preschools in the Oxford area will supervise and provide all necessary supplies for children to make a variety of “Kids Crafts”. Offering these activities will give children a fun activity to participate in as well as let visitors to the festival learn about all the services these schools offer.
Hay Maze

This fun activity has been a favorite with the younger kids over the years and once again will offer fun for all ages at Oxford Farm & Garden.
Face Painter
From a large selection of designs, choose your favorite to have painted on your face by a talented artist.
Pet Parade
Held in Centennial Park, this activity has become a favorite for visitors and those families entering their pets.  Registration will take place from 1 – 2 pm in the park and the parade begins at 2:00pm in front of the gazebo.  A panel of judges will select the winner that will be announced at 3:30 p.m.   Proceeds from the pet parade and pet vendors will go to the K-9 Stray Rescue League on Metamora Road in Oxford Township.
Museum Exhibit
The NEOHS Museum, 1 N. Washington, will be open from 1-4 p.m. with special exhibits and activities and Lone Ranger masks available.

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