Some Scarecrow Fest activities postponed until next weekend
The annual Delavan Scarecrow Fest duck race will take place as scheduled Saturday (Sept. 13) at 2:30 p.m., but weather concerns have forced organizers to move the rest of the events to next Saturday (Sept. 20).
Events will take place throughout the downtown area Sept. 20, including food tents, scarecrow building and the duck race at 2:30 p.m.
Schedule of events
Saturday, Sept. 132:30 p.m. Duck Race. $200 prize, Swan Creek and Walworth Ave., near the Mill Pond).
Saturday, Sept. 20:Water Tower Park Activities:
8 a.m. to 4p.m. Craft fair and flea market, food.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bouncing castle for kids, free.
11:30 a.m. True story of Romeo, the circus elephant, told by Mrs. Delavan.
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free children's face painting.
noon to 2 p.m. Free horse-drawn carriage rides.
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free pumpkin painting.
South corner of Second and Walworth activities:
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Build a scarecrow to take home for $5. Supplies and helpers will be available.
North corner of Third and Walworth activities:
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Garden tractor pull presented by Country Pullers.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live music by Kings Highway.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food stands.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sidewalk sales by Delavan merchants.
Scarecrows will be on parade in historic downtown Delavan through early October.
Remember to vote for your favorite scarecrow.
For information, call Lorie at 728-8670 or stop in at Remember When in downtown Delavan.