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Dahlonega Woman's Club Scarecrow Competition!

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Name: Dahlonega Woman's Club Scarecrow Competition!
Date: August 1, 2018 - August 15, 2018
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Event Description:
The Dahlonega Woman’s Club wants to invite everyone to make and display Scarecrows this year, beginning on August 29th.  Permit your creativity take over and have some fun!  This year’s suggested theme is Music / Mountain Music.  Let your imagination skyrocket when visualizing artists, songs, instruments, or whatever innovative depiction comes to mind.  The Scarecrows will be crafted by businesses, individuals, schools, and organizations, to be spooky, fun, and everything in between! Be sure to visit Dahlonega between September 1st and 23rd to discover your own personal favorite scarecrow at one of Dahlonega’s favorite seasonal events and then vote online to let your favorite choice be known!  As always, all profits from this event will be donated to the Lumpkin County Library! 
There will be two (2) competition categories this year:  (1) School classes K-12/youth organizations and (2) Everyone Else.  An overall People’s Choice award will be determined via online voting at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/scarecrows.
Separate recognition will be given to School K-12/youth organizations though they will still be in the running for Overall winner as well!
                    DETAILS:
Scarecrow Applications should be submitted to: Dahlonega Woman’s Club, PO Box 772, Dahlonega, GA 30533 between August 1 and August 15.
     Application fee is $35.00 (check or       money order) – Schools K-12 and         youth organizations are free.
Scarecrows may be set up beginning Aug 29 and must be completed no later than 6PM on Aug 31. (PLEASE DO NOT SET UP YOUR SCARECROW BEFORE AUG 29!)
For more information and applications go to:  

http://www.dahlonegawomansclub.com at the Scarecrow Stomp link. 
or contact: Betty Petrie at 706-867-0958 or Lori Stapleton at 706-867-6694 

 
Location:
Dahlonega/Lumpkin County
Date/Time Information:
Applications will be accepted between August 1 and August 15, 2018.  The Scarecrows may go on display beginning August 29th, 2018.  Voting will occur between September 1 and September 23, 2018.
Contact Information:
For more information contact Betty Petrie at 706-867-0958 or Lori Stapleton at 706-867-6694 or email Dahlonegawomansclub@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:
Application fee is $35.00 (check or money order) – Schools K-12 and youth organizations are free.
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