Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Mark Your Calendars: Scarecrow Festival

If you live in the Midwest, you don't want to miss the Wiener Races which are a part of the Scarecrow Festival in beautiful downtown St. Charles, Illinois, THIS Saturday.
The huge festival is celebrating it's 25th year and features a downtown park full of handcrafted whimsical scarecrows on display competing for prizes. Bring the kids to the carnival, petting zoo, live entertainment and craft show.
Canine Corner Events include Wiener Races sponsored by MWDR on Saturday at 1:00p.m. There will be 4 divisions:

Little Smokies for dogs Under 2
Frankfurters for dogs 2 thru 8
Senior Sausages for dogs 9 and over
Wiener Wannabees for Dachshund mixes or small dogs under 25 pounds.

Registration and a $4.00 entrance fee is required for the Wiener races. Prizes will be awarded. For pre-registration information contact Roberta at

Also on Saturday at 3:00 Petco will hold a Puppy Pageant and Parade for all breeds. There are 3 categories for this event: Best Four Legged Scarecrow, Best Halloween Costume, and "I don't like to dress up, but I can do tricks." So come out and visit with us, enter the contests, and plan to make a day of it!

Date: Saturday, October 9th
Time: 1PM
Location: First Street in downtown St. Charles, on the large grassy area across from the parking garage. Pick up maps and schedule of events all over town that weekend or visit to download.

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