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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Scarecrows Are Coming!


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ The Scarecrow Festival sign currently seen all round the Mornington Peninsula.
It is time for those crazy figures to decorate the roadside.
With all the rainy weather, they seem slow to appear.
But I found two today which will be posted later on my blog.
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Ruby Tuesday meme
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A little whimsy
A little fun fantasy
Scarecrows on parade

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Hosted by maryt/the teach @ Work of the Poet

21 comments:

Lui said...

A scarecrow festival! Wow, what an idea! I'll make one in our house Heaven to scare and tease my dogs!

Namaste!

Gizelle said...

such a unique event...is there a contest as well?

Kim, USA said...

Can't wait to see what's in store with this Scarecrow Festival. Hope to see more pictures soon. Happy Monday!
Ruby Red Tuesday

chubskulit said...

My first time to hear about this festival!

My Ruby Tuesday

Dianne said...

I want to come!!
sounds like so much fun
looking forward to more photos :)

Ruthi said...

oh this is the first time i heard about scarecrow festival. it's awesome, the scarecrows are unique and the makers' creativity fantastic.

Carletta said...

A fun Haiku!
I'm really looking forward to seeing what you found.
I remember Tom Wigley from the old Skywatch used to love scarecrows and asked pics to be sent to him. :)

Ralph said...

A scarecrow is scary only to crows (I hope). But not me, as a whimsical being full of straw is understated fun, a disarming thins that elicits a smile by myself and all others who may stumble upon it. That will make 31 days of mirth for all!

SandyCarlson said...

Awesome!

Maria @ LSS said...

Cute haiku!

Liza said...

Sounds like a fun event. Great shot.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I hope you go and I hope you make a scarecrow and take a picture of it! I've always wanted to make one.

rebecca said...

love the suspence!

Rinkly Rimes said...

I love the idea of a scarecrow festival. I wish we had one in this nweck of the woods!

Carolina Mountains said...

That sounds like fun - we have had scarecrow contests to see who could make the best one.

Auntie E said...

Now that I would love to attend.
My Ruby Tuesday link for you

Paz said...

What an interesting-sounding festival!

Paz

EG Wow said...

How cool! Scarecrows! YAY!

Rita said...

What a wonderful idea. We have to file this away for future use. I believe it would be a great project for
some groups here in this rural area.

I can see it now. A scarecrow in every garden this summer and each made by some boy or girl scout, or perhaps as a 4-H fundraiser at the county fair.

Linnea said...

I looked at your photos of the scarecrows that you posted after this post. Wow! What a fun festival! Never thought I'd see something like this. By the way, thanks for visiting my RT. Enjoy the day.

Martin Haworth said...

Scare crow festivals are loved by all the people of Australia. There is a lot of fun and entertainment in these festivals. At Mount Tambourine this festival is going to take place on 28 October.

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