Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center is hosting its sixth annual scarecrow contest. Individuals, families, groups, and businesses are invited to create a scarecrow to be displayed on Main Street during Fall in Love with Ridgefield (Oct. 19 to Oct. 21).

Participants can pick up a wooden scarecrow frame ($25/frame) at Keeler Tavern Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning Monday, Sept. 24. Decorated scarecrows must be returned to the museum by Wednesday, Oct. 17.

There will be two rounds of voting for the contest. Ballot voting will be on Main Street during Fall in Love with Ridgefield, with the winner announced Oct. 23. A second round of voting will be on the KTM&HC Facebook page, Oct. 19 to 31, winner announced Nov. 1.

Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center offers docent-led tours of its period-furnished building February through December (Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.; adults, $8; children and seniors, $5). More information found at