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Lichterman Nature Center Scarecrows Contest & Display

Oct 1 | 11:00 am - Nov 19 | 3:00 pm

Participate in our seasonal celebration by creating a scarecrow to lurk about in the Nature Center. Frightening and friendly, silly and serious – have your non-profit group, club, classroom or troop create something special for Lichterman visitors to enjoy. Being a part of this fun event is easy: we provide the framework for the scarecrow and you provide the creativity.

To be eligible for judging, a paid application/entry form, and the scarecrow must be up by close of day September 29.  Entries will be accepted until November 19.

Register now… Scarecrow judging is Thursday, September 30.


Scarecrows will be on display October 1 through November 19

TIMES:  10 AM until 3 PM Tuesday through Thursday; 10 AM until 4 PM Friday & Saturday

– Set up days for participants: Friday, 9/24; Saturday, 9/25; Tuesday, 9/28; and Wednesday, 9/29

Scarecrow scavenger hunts, fun facts and lore.

Click on the links below to make the most of your scarecrow experience.

Please click “View Attachment Page” to print PDF.

Scarecrow Fun Facts – K-2nd

Scarecrow Search & Find  – K-2nd

Scarecrow Lore – 3rd grade & up

Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt -3rd grade and up