Pioneer Day Scarecrow Factory – OhWhata Photo Op, Part 4

Why a part 4? What was so special about this year’s Scarecrow Factory that these last 2 pictures deserve a blog of their own? Why, its the new opportunity for getting your haircut while you are at our annual event. In this shot, Joan was considering a change.

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Pioneer Day Scarecrow Factory – OhWhata Photo Op, Part 3

This is it! Almost the last batch of smilers from the Elk Grove Garden Club’s Scarecrow Factory! There will be one more posting just so you can see the something new that we added to this year’s event.

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Pioneer Day Scarecrow Factory – OhWhata Photo Op, Part 2

I’ve got more pictures of smiles to show you. Like the pictures I posted yesterday, these are from the Scarecrow Factory at Elk Grove Village’s Pioneer Days. Smiles brought to you compliments of the Elk Grove Garden Club.

One more set of pictures to follow later this week.

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Pioneer Day Scarecrow Factory – OhWhata Photo Op, Part 1

There were a lot of smiles at the Elk Grove Garden Club’s Scarecrow Factory last weekend. That’s because our scarecrows came with smiles, lots of smiles. Start counting with one smile per scarecrow, which makes our initial smile count 95. Add 1 smile per Garden Club member who helped that day and you’ve got . . . → Read More: Pioneer Day Scarecrow Factory – OhWhata Photo Op, Part 1

And My Favorite Scarecrow Of The Day Is…

The Scarecrow Factory at Pioneer Days has become quite a tradition in Elk Grove Village. This family event is held every September. The Garden Club has sooooo much fun watching and helping everyone with their scarecrows. Creativity abounds! Here I present to you my absolute favorite scarecrow of the day.

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Make A Scarecrow With Us!

Tradition. That is what our annual Garden Club Scarecrow Factory has turned into. Maybe not Fiddler on the Roof style tradition, but close. It’s just so much fun for child-sized kids and adult-sized kids to make a scarecrow. The Elk Grove Garden Club had enough supplies for about 120 scarecrows at our factory last year. . . . → Read More: Make A Scarecrow With Us!

Go To The Fall Color Festival at Morton Arboretum

Morton Arboretum is always a favorite fall destination for me. Our last fall visit to Morton was so idyllic that I named the subsequent posting Normal Rockwell Moments At Morton Arboretum. Cathy Hosek recently sent me these scarecrow pictures from their Scarecrow Trail, which reminded me to tell you about their Fall Color Festival. Activities . . . → Read More: Go To The Fall Color Festival at Morton Arboretum

Pioneer Day Scarecrows

We are having a wonderful fun-filled autumn. So much so that I’m a bit behind on getting these Pioneer Day pictures posted. As you may have read in my last posting, I had quite the to-do list this last week. I love crossing things off my to-do list; however, maybe I should just put . . . → Read More: Pioneer Day Scarecrows

Pioneer Day – The First Scarecrow Picture

It begins! I have some great pictures to share with you from Elk Grove Village’s Pioneer Day. I still need to sort through them, so for now I offer you just this one. Well, just these two. Or does it count as one because both pictures are in one. I’m so confused.

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Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – You Can Make A Scarecrow With Us

I welcome you to ‘Zone 5 – Favorites on the 5th’. I post on the 5th of every month, redirecting visitors to a favorite posting relative to zone 5. Today we will travel back in time to a day when families played together. A day when a fun family activity did not require an IPOD, . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – You Can Make A Scarecrow With Us