The month of October is a busy one for the Wilton Chamber of Commerce.

The 2nd Annual Scarecrow Fest features creative creatures constructed by local businesses, organizations and individuals displayed throughout Wilton Center from Oct. 19 through Nov. 2.

Scarecrow kits ($25) will be available at Trackside Teen Center Oct. 9-12, from 10 to 4. Official rules and registration forms may be downloaded from, and will be limited to the first 76 entries postmarked by Oct. 5. Judging will be completed and winners announced at the Pumpkin Parade on Oct. 27.

Other events include:

• The Children's Halloween Costume Parade and Family Trick or Treating on Saturday, Oct. 27, in Wilton Center from 2 to 4.

• The Halloween Hustle 5K Road Race and Kids Scarecrow Scamper Fun Run on Sunday, Oct. 28. Check-in for the 5K begins at 9 at the chamber office at 120 Old Ridgefield Road. The race starts at 10. Registration details: or