(LAHASKA, Pa)…The Peddler’s Village 32nd Annual Scarecrow Festival on Saturday, September 18, and Sunday, September 19, is a weekend of family fun including scarecrow-making workshops, pumpkin pie eating contests, pumpkin painting, live musical entertainment and children’s activities. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. both days. Rain or shine.

The Scarecrow-Making Workshops will take place both days on the Street Road Green at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.  Peddler’s Village staff will teach you how to create a unique, life-size scarecrow to take home and display. All scarecrow building materials are included in the $25 fee, maximum four people per scarecrow. Space is limited–reserve yours in advance!

Registration information is available on the website at , or for more information, please call 215-794-4000.

  • Pumpkin Pie Eating Contests will be held both days at 3 p.m. on the Main Green.  Categories are 10 years old and under, 11 to 14 years old and 15 years old and over.  Sign up at the hospitality booth each day from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.  Six participants per age group, names are drawn before the contest at 3 p.m.
  • Pumpkin Painting will take place on the Main Green on Sunday from 11 a.m. until supplies run out.  Brushes, paint and pumpkins will be provided and a nominal fee will be charged based on pumpkin weight.  No reservations are needed for this first-come, first-served activity.
  • Enjoy strolling through the 32nd Annual Scarecrow Competition and Display which features more than 100 colorful scarecrow creations through October 24. Participants compete for $5,000 in prizes. The public votes for their favorites through September 24.

Peddler’s Village has been a popular leisure destination for 48 years, attracting 1.8 million visitors annually. Located in the heart of beautiful Bucks County, Peddler’s Village consists of 70 unique specialty shops, 5 restaurants, the 70-room Golden Plough Inn, and the Giggleberry Fair family entertainment center. Enjoy free seasonal festivals and year-round family events in our colonial-style village with award winning gardens. More information is available on the Peddler’s Village website or at 215-794-4000.

**Photo courtesy of R.Kennedy/GPTMC**

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