NEWARK ó The village of Newark is celebrating this winter with a Snowman Building Contest, but with less than snowy weather about, they are postponing judging until January. This will give snowman enthusiasts plenty of time to show off their snowman building skills.
Judging will take place on Saturday, Jan. 18.
Prizes: resident first place, $100; resident second place, $50; best business entry will receive the snowman trophy and pizza.
Hereís the rules: Entry must be located in the Village of Newark. Build a snowman, sculpture or whatever you like, itís up to you. Snow creation must be suitable for all audiences. Residential entries must be located on the propertyís front lawn area in clear view from the road and may not block sidewalks or driveways. Business entries must be located in front of the business on lawn area, or on sidewalk (no more than 3 ft. from building), and may not block sidewalk or building entrance. Only food coloring can be used to color entry. No wood or metal framework can be incorporated in the structure of the snow sculpture. Sculptures should be of a non-interactive nature (this means no areas are intended for people to walk on, crawl, stand, sit under or climb.)
Call 331-4770, Ext. 108 to enter and let us know you will be participating.