The Harvest Time Scarecrow Festival is in full-swing throughout Wayne County. Children enjoyed fall arts and crafts activities at the Robbers Roost Bookstore on Saturday October 11.

scare1Although voting has ended for this year’s scarecrow contest, visitors can still enjoy scarecrows from Fremont to Hanksville throughout the month. It’s not too late to build and display a scarecrow.

Winners in the business and residential categories will be awarded at the Entrada Institute Friendraiser on Saturday October 18 at Cougar Ridge south of Torrey.

Two more opportunities are available for youth seeking fun fall activities. The Great Pumpkin Run will take place at the Wayne County Community Center in Bicknell on October 16 starting at 4:30PM. Activities including a pumpkin run, corn maze, train ride, costume painting, games, and food. Pumpkins will be provided. Participate in a Spooky Science Fair at the Loa Civic Center on October 24 beginning at 4:00PM. Sponsored by 4-H, activities include dry ice bubbles, giant toothpaste, screaming quarters, and also sweet, webbed treats to eat!

The festival activities conclude with the Annual Wayne County Halloween Family Costume Party at 7:30PM at the Rim Rock Restaurant in Torrey. Dress up and join the fun!

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