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October 28, 2017 - November 4, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ALL Deliveries: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Civic Center Avenue
Moses Lake Museum & Art Center
401 S. Balsam
Moses Lake Museum
Creepy, Cool & Creative Scarecrow Contest
Saturday, October 28
The contest is open to all ages, individuals, families, clubs, groups & businesses. Each person, family or group may only enter one time.
Help! The Museum’s harvest patch has been overrun by hungry crows! Can you help scare them away by creating a creepy, cool or creative scarecrow?
For thousands of years humans have used scarecrows to save their crops from crows and other hungry mouths, and as an outlet for human creativity. Japanese farmers made scarecrows called kakashis, often holding bows and arrows to make them look more threatening. In medieval Britain, young boys and girls worked as live scarecrows or “bird scarers.” In the United States, immigrant German farmers made human looking scarecrows called “bootzamon,” which later changed to bogeyman. Today some farmers use technological scarecrows like reflective film ribbons to deter pests.
Visit the Museum during the week of Halloween to vote for the People’s Choice Award and take a picture with your favorite bogeyman. Prize winners will be announced Saturday, November 4.
For a complete list of contest details, or to donate to the contest prize fund, visit
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401 S. Balsam | P.O. Box 1579
Moses Lake, WA 98837 | Ph: (509) 764-3701
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