Scarecrows in the Garden

October 1, 2014 - October 31, 2014

 

Scarecrows in the Garden, a scarecrow festival presented by Wave Broadband, is a fun month-long display of locally designed scarecrows throughout the month of October. Create one with your family, organization or business, then visit the Garden in October to vote for your favorite submissions.

 

Congratulations to our 2013 People’s Choice winners:

Gramps and Granny Scarecrows created by Silverton Senior Center

Gramps and Granny created by Silverton Senior Center

 

Scarecrow Created by AC Gilbert Discovery Village

Created by AC Gilbert Discovery Village

 

Jamie Scarecrow created by the Taylor family

Jamie created by the Taylor family

Create a Scarecrow

Plan to make a special creation for our 2014 contest! Scarecrow submission forms are available here, and are due by September 26, 2014.

New this year, we will offer four Scarecrow Workshops, each Sunday in September, to help you build your submission. Materials are provided, and the workshops are included in the scarecrow submission fees. 

 

Submission Fees

  • Non Profits, Schools and Churches: $25
  • Artists, Individuals and Families: $30
  • Businesses: $50

 

Workshops

Registration information will be available soon. Workshops will be held each Sunday in September, from 2-4pm, and you can pick to attend one or all four. Materials are provided, and the workshops are included in the scarecrow submission fees above. 

  • Sept. 7th: Constructing Your Scarecrow’s Frame
  • Sept. 14th: Forming Your Scarecrow’s Face
  • Sept. 21st: Painting & Decorating Your Scarecrow’s Face
  • Sept. 28th: Putting It All Together

 

Important Dates

September 26: Scarecrow submission forms & scarecrows due

October: Scarecrows will be on display in the Garden

November 10-28: Scarecrows will be available for pick up Fridays-Sundays, 10am to 4pm

 

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor

Wave Broadband


Hours

May - September
Daily - 9:00am to 6:00pm

October - April
Daily - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Garden is open 365 days a year and is pet-friendly. Check the Visit page for the Visitor Center hours.


Admission

Adults $11
Seniors (60 and over) $9
Students (12 - 17) $8
Children (5 - 11) $5
Children (4 & under) Free
Groups (15+ ppl, advance notice) $8ea
All Military w/ ID $8

Contact & Directions

phone (503) 874-8100
toll-free (877) 674-2733
fax (503) 339-2996
email info@oregongarden.org
address 879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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