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Scarecrow Faces by Helen Solmes

Your Date to Build a Scarecrow

2018 22nd Scarecrow Invasion & Family Festival This year’s theme is Scarecrows Go Western. Please join in the fun for ANY or ALL of the workshops listed below. No experience necessary! Body Building & Scarecrow Assembly All Workshops are at the Harbour Pavilion Thurs. May 24 9:00 am – noon Tues. May 29 9:00 am


Call for Western Clothing, Props and Volunteers

With your help Scarecrows will Go Western Wanted: Used clothing and garden hose, props, volunteers. The Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival volunteers are gearing up to build and dress more than 250 western-style scarecrows and need your help. CLOTHING: Colourful T-Shirts, adult sizes S, M, L Any colour turtlenecks or long-sleeve T-Shirts adult sizes S, M,


Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival Named to Festival Events Ontario’s Top 100 list Five years in a row

“We did it again. It is such an honour to be counted among such significant and prestigious events.” Marilyn Morris, Head Scarecrow Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival. Meaford’s Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival continues to be recognized as an event that excels within the festivals and events industry. The award-winning event has been named


HEE-HAW – Scarecrows are going Western

Sponsors, donors, volunteers rounding up! January 16, 2018, Meaford, ON…..Head Scarecrow Marilyn Morris is forging ahead with full confidence that the Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival executive, sponsors, and volunteers are onboard and ready to launch the 2018 invasion. “Hew-haw” she says, “scarecrows are going western this year. We are  building on a long-standing tradition


Just Do It – Lee Normet’s Volunteer Advice!

Becoming a part of the Meaford Scarecrow Invasion is sometimes inevitable.  Or so it would seem for Lee Normet, who knew even before buying a house in the town of Meaford that the Scarecrow Invasion was something she would like to be a part of. “It looked like a worthwhile activity that would make others