Thursday, September 9, 2010
Historic Columbia Foundation invites families, community groups, businesses, and individuals to enter its “Scarecrows in the Garden” contest. Enter your most creative scarecrows by Friday, September 24. Historic Columbia Foundation will showcase all scarecrows from October 1 – October 31 at the Robert Mills House and Garden.
Scarecrow entries are $10 for families and $20 for businesses/organizations.
Participants are welcome to enter more than one scarecrow. Visitors can view the scarecrow exhibit Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Community leaders and local celebrities will select the best scarecrow and the public is encouraged to vote for the “People’s Choice Award” until noon on Saturday, October 23 when winners are announced. Prizes include cash, trophies, and tour passes.
Participants can drop off scarecrows until Monday, September 27. For contest guidelines and to register, visit www.HistoricColumbia.org or call 252-1770 ext. 24 or contact Kelly Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Wednesday, September 22, 10-11 am
Little Leaves: Autumn Arrives! Fall themed story time, craft, and nature walk. $2 per child; recommended for children ages 3-8. Space is limited; register in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 803-459-3212, e-mail email@example.com, or visit our website at www.carolinachildrensgarden.org. 900 Clemson Rd.