Learn to make a scarecrow at Peddler's Village festival
Peddler’s Village in Lahaska hosts its annual Scarecrow Festival, with scarecrow-making workshops, pumpkin pie eating contests, pumpkin painting, live musical entertainment and children’s activities, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22, rain or shine.
Admission and parking are free.
The scarecrow-making workshops take place both days on the Street Road Green at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. Staff will teach participants how to create a unique, life-size scarecrow to take home. All scarecrow building materials are included in the $30 fee, for a maximum of four people per scarecrow. Space is limited; visit the Peddler’s Village web site to register, or call 215-794-4057.
Pumpkin pie eating contests will be held both days at 3 p.m. on the Main Green. Age categories are 10 and under, 11 to 14 and 15 and over. Sign up at the hospitality booth each day from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. There will be six participants per age group, with names drawn before the contest.
Pumpkin painting takes place on the Main Green on Sunday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. until supplies run out. Brushes, paint and pumpkins will be provided for a nominal fee based on pumpkin weight. No reservations are needed. Proceeds benefit the Central Bucks Marching Band.
Stroll among more than 100 scarecrows on display in the annual Scarecrow Competition and Display, and vote for your favorite.
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