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Friday, September 19, 2014

Scarecrows Appear Early This Year

“If I Only Had a Brain Parade” Thursday, Sept. 24, 4 p.m., starting at the library with unique and imaginative scarecrows parading to the Farmers’ Market in historic downtown Berthoud, Mountain Avenue and Third Street Depot Park.

Judging and prizes will be from 4:30 to 5:30 at the market. Volunteers will help “plant” the scarecrows in barrels along Mountain Avenue and other downtown spots from 5:30 to 6:30 that evening.

Make Your Scarecrow
Monday, Sept. 21, 4-5:30 pm, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 3-5 p.m., or Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Come for one or more afternoons at Berthoud Community Library’s conference room, 236 Welch. Bring old clothes, plastic grocery bags, assorted notions, decorations, hats, etc. Wood frames, stuffed heads, and some simple decorating materials provided. Or, you may pick up a frame to make one on your own. Be sure to come back with your completed scarecrow in time to meet the parade on Sept.24 at the library.

Prizes and Awards

  • Best Dressed
  • Best Scarecrow by a Group
  • Best Theme
  • Best Traditional
  • Most Creative
  • Most Humorous
  • Most Likely to Scare the Crows
  • Most Playful
  • Most Whimsical
  • Prettiest
  • Most Harvest-Like
  • Most Surreal
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