Scarecrow Daze  
  October 10-12, 2014  
 

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This year's theme is: "Harvest Hoedown"
Scarecrow Daze entries for contest are due October 1st to ReMax Properties, judging will be October 5th
 
Thursday, October 9th
4 - 6:30 pm Senior Citizen Hayrides on the General Dacey Trail, call 217-774-3951, ext 2 to reserve your spot. Rides will be at 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30 and 6:00 pm. This is for people who otherwise cannot walk and view the trail. Famly members are encouraged to accompany. If you forgot to reserve, walk-ups will be accommodated if there is room.
Friday, October 10th
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Flu Shots at the Community Medical Center at 249 North Morgan Street
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Knights of Columbus and Shelby County Senior Center Fish Fry at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on North Route 128
5:00 pm Balloon Fest Media Launch @ Dam West Recreational Area (9th St)
5 - 7 pm DJ-Kerry Campbell-All Kindz of Soundz @ Dam West Recreational Area (9th St)
5 - 8 pm Binga at Ulrich's Gathering Place at 215 East Main Street
5:30 pm Register for Scavenger Hunt at Dam West Recreation Area (9th St)
6 - 8 pm Scavenger Hunt-will end at Ulrich's Gathering Place at 215 East Main Street
9:00 pm "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" Movie will be showing at the Roxy Theatre-downtown. It is rated G with a running time of 143 minutes. (sponsored by Shelby Memorial Hospital)
Saturday, October 11th
Dawn Balloon Launch with task. Best viewing area is The Shelby County Airport on West Route 16
6:30 am - 11:00 am Breakfast at the Shelby County Airport-proceeds beneift the Shelbyville Festival of Lights. May end sooner if food runs out.
8 - 11 am Young Eagles Flight at Shelby County Airport on West Route 16, Introduction to general aviation includes basic ground school and 20-25 minutes airplane ride over Shelbyville and surrounding areas. Legal Guardian must be present to sign waiver of consent (Ages 8-17 are invited). All kids will recieve a certificate and flight log book.
7 - 9 am Vendors set up on Main Street
9 am - 3 pm Car Show at Courthouse parking lot-back lot Main Street School-Downtown, registration 9am-Noon, judging at 2 pm.
9 am - 5 pm Art, Craft, and Food Vendors-Downtown
10:00 am
Scarecrow Daze Annual Parade. The parade will start at Forest Park, go down N. Morgan Street towards 1st street and end there. Grand Marshall is Katie Harley
11:00 am Tot Rod Tractor Pull - sponsored by Sloan Implement & Barker Implement
11:00 am Great Giveaway Garage Sale at the Presbyterian Church at 201 North Chestnut
11: 00 am Ham n Beans in downtown Shelbyville near Flourishes
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Soup Lunch at the American Legion at the Corner of 2nd street and North Morgan
11 am - Noon Christ Tabernacle Choir at Main Street School Stage
11 am - 3 pm "Make It and Take It" Scarecrows $15 per scarecrow. Inflatables-Obstacle Course, Wrecking Ball, Bounce House, Kids Games, Face Painting, Scovill Zoo, & Hayrides at Main Street School Playground
11 am - 3 pm Motorcycle Show-sponsored by ABATE at the parking lot behind 315 East Main
11 am - 5 pm Arts, Music in the Park and parking lots-art demos, Prairie Land Dance Club line dancing, Tae Kwon Do demonstration(at their bldg), Shelby County Community Services Bell Choir, Lee Schofield & friends play and sing, Shelby Christian Church Gap singers, Joyful Noise, Julia Degler, Dragonflies.
11:30 am - Noon
Shelby Christian Church GAP Singers at Broadway Street Stage & Mini Park Gazebo Area
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Izaac Walton League Falcon Show at Main Street School Front Playground area
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Tae Kwon Do Demonstration at Pearcy's at 221 East Main Street
Noon Car Show Judging at Courthouse parking lot.
Noon - 12:20 pm
Shelby County Community Services Bell Choir at Broadway Street Stage & Mini Park Gazebo Area
12:20 pm
Dedication of the Mini-Park beside Joe's Pizza
12:30 pm
"Joyful Noise" will be at the Main Street School Stage
1:00 pm
Bar Stool open begins
1 - 2 pm "Lee Schofield & Friends" at Broadway Street Stage & Mini Park Gazebo Area
1 - 2 pm Izaac Walton League Falcon Show at Main Street School Front Playground area
2 - 3 pm "Fun Dog Show" at Main Street School Area sponsored by Brix Veterinary Clinic
2 - 3 pm "Julia" at Broadway Street Stage & Mini Park Gazebo Area
3 - 4 pm Barron Coffman Motorcycles Trials Demo with ramps and music
3 - 4 pm "Dragonflies" at Broadway Street Stage & Mini Park Gazebo Area
4 pm - ??? Balloon Glow, Cookout, Tethered Balloon Rides(weather permitting) and Thunder Hits DJ. Glow will start at dusk. This will be held at the Shelby County Airport.
4 - 5 pm Prairie Land Dance Club at Main Street School Stage
4 - 5 pm Old Time Fiddlers at Broadway Street Stage & Mini Park Gazebo Area
5:00 pm Vendor tear down and clean up. Sale of straw bales at Main Street School
6:30 - 7 pm Meet at American Legion for trophy presentation, winner announced at 7 pm.
8 pm - MId "Outbound Drive" at Iron Keg; 50/50 drawing
Sunday, October 12th
Dawn Balloon launch and task. Best viewing area will be 9th Street Beach Area
2:00 pm History in Stone-Cemetary Walk @ Glenwood Cemetary (sponsored by the Shelbyville Historical Society). Donations are welcome.
 
 
All Events and times are subject to change
 
  Scarecrow Daze is held in conjunction with The Touchstone Energy Balloon Fest  
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