Fall Festival & Scarecrow Contest

Posted Sep 18th, 2007 by Melissa Shaner  Category: Arts & Entertainment


Fall Festival &
Scarecrow Contest

Free! Sunday October 14, noon – 4 pm at Toledo Botanical Garden

Hands-on activities for kids ~ fall decorating ideas ~ garden tours ~ cooking demonstrations & recipes ~ snacks & refreshments available for purchase ~ see all the amazing and funny scarecrows and help make a “community scarecrow”

Scarecrow Contest Information
Show your community involvement, promote your organization, business or school and compete for bragging rights and fun prizes… grab your supplies and start stuffing! You can compete individually or as a group. Judges and festival attendees will vote for their favorite scarecrow during the festival in the following categories: funniest, most original, best representative of the organization or business, best use of recycled material, and people’s choice.

Rules of Participation
·Scarecrow drop off and registration is available Tuesday through Friday, October 9 – 12, 9 am – 4 pm. Scarecrows will be accepted the morning of the Festival until noon. There will be no scarecrow drop off or registration Saturday October 13.
·Entry is open to everyone and there is no fee to enter.
·You may use whatever materials you wish.
·Scarecrows must show good taste and be non-offensive. No entry will be accepted that reflects controversial social or political material. TBG reserves the right to remove any scarecrow that does not meet these standards.
·You are encouraged to provide a sign to go with your scarecrow. This sign may be used to promote your business/organization/school.
·Participants are responsible for scarecrow pick up and delivery. The scarecrows will remain on display for one week after the Festival, pick up after Sunday, October 21.
·Not responsible for loss or damage to scarecrows.
·Most importantly… have fun and be creative!

Toledo Botanical Garden 5403 Elmer Dr. Toledo, OH ~ 419.936.2986 ~

Scarecrow Contest Entry Form
Please fax this form to 419.936.2987, email your entry information to,
or bring this form when you register your scarecrow. If you have questions, please call 419.936.2490.

Organization/Business/School Name___________________________
Contact Person or Individual entering scarecrow ______________
Address ____________________________________________________
City _____________________________________ State ______ Zip
Phone________________________ Email_________________________
Scarecrow name______________________________________________

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