Bath celebrates fall with Autumnfest

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BATH — The City of Ships is making the most of fall on Saturday, Oct. 10, with its annual Autumnfest celebration.

A key part of this event is the 11th annual Citizen Involvement Day, where awards will be presented for citizen of the year, youth of the year, a community project and community spirit. People can visit more than 30 local non-profit organizations at Waterfront Park beginning at 10 a.m., and the awards will be presented at noon.

The Made in Maine Craft Show, with juried artisans and craftsmen, runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Brackett’s Market parking lot. The 14th annual Great Scarecrow Event, featuring scarecrow making on the Customs House lawn, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Music lovers can enjoy the sounds of the Rain Men at Waterfront Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; guitarist Jud Caswell and multi-percussionist Rob Duquette will perform favorites old and new.

Waterfront Park is also the site of a pie-baking contest, sponsored by the Plant Home. Apple and pumpkin pies should be dropped off by 11 a.m..

A downtown scavenger hunt will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for a chance to win a $50 Gift of Bath certificate. Forms are available at participating downtown businesses or at

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