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    Scarecrow Festival and Contest

    Presented by at Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum

    October 28, 2017

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    Scarecrow Festival and Contest

    This family event invites guests to come celebrate the season and enjoy kids’ activities, arts & crafts, live music, food, agriculture booths. The festival will be held on the grounds of the Historic 1916 Court House in the heart of downtown West Palm Beach. The Scarecrow Competition continues as the big draw, with businesses, schools, individuals and community groups vying for cash prizes.  Holding with tradition, the courthouse lawn will be filled with fall family favorites like pumpkin decorating, a haystack hunt, museum tours, face painting, corn shucking, and crafts tents. Local agricultural displays  will educate visitors on the history of agriculture and the importance of conserving our natural resources.

    SCARECROW CONTEST CALL FOR ENTRIES. Deadline to enter is Oct. 19, 2017. Entry forms are available online at Categories and cash prizes include People’s Choice ($300 prize), 1st place ($200 prize), and 2nd place ($100 prize). Local businesses are invited to join in the fun with a top prize that includes corporate membership, feature in “Society News” with an online distribution of over 4000, a trophy and bragging rights. Group rates are available to all contest entrants; call Jillian Markwith Halay at 561-832-4164 to purchase group tickets.

    Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum

    300 North Dixie Highway
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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    $10.00 per person (free under 3) | All inclusive | Available at the door and in advance at

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    Oct 28, 2017: 2 pm - 5 pm (Sat)
    Oct 28, 2017: 5 pm (Sat)

    * Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

    Phone: 561.832.4164

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