The Christmas Walk comes early this year — Dec 1st. Yikes! The yearly Augusta Christmas Spirit Decorating Contest sponsored by the Augusta Town Board will be judged by the Town Board on Thursday, Nov 30th. Entries must be turned in to the Augusta library by Nov 28th. Prizes are $100, $75 and $50 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, respectively. The contest criteria includes: 1. Percent of house decorated, 2. Central Theme, 3. Amount of Lighting, 4. Overall Appeal. Town of Augusta residents can pick up a registration form at the library or a notice will also be sent by mail. Return the completed form to the Augusta library by Tuesday, November 28. For more information contact Kathryn Frazier: 636-448-4034.