The Litchfield Historical Society has announced an exciting new family fun event, Scarecrows in the Meadows! This is a socially distanced event for families that is perfect for celebrating the end of the harvest season!
Families, businesses, and organizations are invited to participate and show their Litchfield Hills spirit by decorating a scarecrow to display in the Tapping Reeve Meadow on Litchfield. Participants are encouraged to let their creativity shine! Framing materials will be provided.
From October 17th-October 31st, visitors are invited to walk through the display of scarecrows and vote on their favorite while enjoying self-guided fall crafts and games. The scarecrows will be on display in Tapping Reeve Meadow, which is open dawn to dusk and free to all.
If you are interested in participating, please click here. Registration is open until October 9. PICK UP AND DROP OFF: Framing materials will be available for pick up October 5th-16th between 9:00-12:00 at the Litchfield History Museum (7 South St.) The Historical Society will provide the frame and contributors will provide the decorations and stuffing. DROP-OFF: Completed scarecrows can be dropped off at the Litchfield History Museum between 9:00-12:00 the week before the event and must be delivered by 10:00 am on Saturday, October 17th at the latest. Scarecrows will be taken down by the Litchfield Historical Society on Sunday,
November 1st and participants can pick them up from 2:00-4:00 or leave them for disposal.