Come visit the award-winning Harry Houndini and cast your vote for him as the most popular scarecrow on display at the Festival of Scarecrows at Lichterman Nature Center in Memphis! Harry was selected by the judges as the top “critter” scarecrow in the competition, winning a $100 cash prize. Voting in the popularity contest continues through the end of September.
A special Stomp in the Swamp event is set for Sept. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m., featuring live entertainment, delicious BBQ and the festival of Scarecrows! Tickets are $15 (two for $25 in advance) for adults. Children ages 6–12 can attend for $7 while admission is free for kids under 5. Tickets may be purchased at the Pink Palace Museum and Lichterman Nature Center.
Live entertainment will be provided by Aron Shires. Children’s activities are also on tap, along with a silent auction, crafts and gift certificates to local restaurants.
The scarecrows will be on display through 4 p.m. Sept. 28.
Harry was creatively crafted by MSGAO’s Adam Loeffel and MSGAO Director Vicki Cohen. Pictured with Vicki is Andy Williams, manager of Lichterman Nature Center.