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Pendleton Scarecrow Contest 2015

Updated on March 3, 2018

Pendleton Scarecrow Contest 2015

Experience Pendleton SC this Fall!

If you come to Pendleton this fall you will not only enjoy the beautiful autumn foliage but you will also see our historic town filled with clever scarecrows. This is a special year for us as we are celebrating the town's 225th birthday and we hope to have 225 scarecrows around town. These are not your ordinary scarecrows. They are very clever and it is always an amazing sight to see.

Our Fall Harvest Festival will be on October 24th from 10 to 5 on the Village Green and there will be over 100 vendors selling their wares, crafts, art and delicious food. There will also be great entertainment and old fashioned games for the children. This will also be the last day that you can vote for your favorite scarecrow but Thursday and Friday before the Festival you will be able to vote right here. It is hard to look at them without smiling so beware, they will make you happy! You might want to bring your camera and get your photo with your favorite scarecrow.

While you are in town, please take time to visit the wonderful shops and restaurants. We think you will be glad you did!

Thank you to all who participated! These are amazing scarecrows.

Let the Voting Begin!

Congratulations to the Winners

Scarecrows and Their Creators are Appreciated!

Thank you to all who volunteer to create Scarecrows for Pendleton. Our Community Spirit really shines through these wonderful, fun creatures and brings smiles to so many faces. It is a joy to sit on the Village Green and watch the families walking around looking at the scarecrows and to hear the laughter in the air. They are "Mood Changers"

As my mom used to say, "We are going to spread some JOY!"!

No Two Scarecrows Are Alike! Each One Has Its Own Personality!

Thank you all!

Church/School Entries

One Team
One Team | Source
After the Rain, Always Comes a Rainbow
After the Rain, Always Comes a Rainbow | Source
Seasons of Life
Seasons of Life | Source
Lightning L.E.S.
Lightning L.E.S. | Source
LES Lion King
LES Lion King | Source
Recycle Robocat
Recycle Robocat | Source
A "Minion" Reasons to Love PEEPS!
A "Minion" Reasons to Love PEEPS! | Source
#Word Changers
#Word Changers | Source
Harvest Man
Harvest Man | Source
"Tin"ker with the Chef
"Tin"ker with the Chef | Source
David and Goliath
David and Goliath | Source
Student Leaders at Townville
Student Leaders at Townville | Source

Individuals Category

Gothic Pendleton
Gothic Pendleton | Source
Paint the Town
Paint the Town | Source
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight | Source
Sister City
Sister City | Source
All Shook Up!
All Shook Up! | Source
And the Winner is Davie Daffodil
And the Winner is Davie Daffodil | Source
Falling for Pendleton!
Falling for Pendleton! | Source
Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy | Source
Eat Smart - Move More - Anderson County
Eat Smart - Move More - Anderson County | Source
Dr. Who
Dr. Who | Source

Groups Category

Pendleton Celebrates 225 Years
Pendleton Celebrates 225 Years | Source
Tu Tu 5 - Proud to be an American
Tu Tu 5 - Proud to be an American | Source
For God and Country
For God and Country | Source
Dr. Seuss on Stage
Dr. Seuss on Stage | Source
Tommy Scout Adventures
Tommy Scout Adventures | Source
I'm A Girl Scout.  What's your Superpower?
I'm A Girl Scout. What's your Superpower? | Source
Rollercoaster
Rollercoaster | Source
Daffy Down Dilly
Daffy Down Dilly | Source
Barrett's Place - We Nailed It!
Barrett's Place - We Nailed It! | Source
Stand Out in the Field With An Education from Tri-County!
Stand Out in the Field With An Education from Tri-County! | Source

Business Category

Eatin' Good
Eatin' Good | Source
Dabo-Crow
Dabo-Crow | Source
Nurse Good Body
Nurse Good Body | Source
Rustee Junque Has Art in Her Heart
Rustee Junque Has Art in Her Heart | Source
The Tooth Fairy
The Tooth Fairy | Source
I'm Despicable
I'm Despicable | Source
Baby Pendleton
Baby Pendleton | Source
I'll Be Spiffy in a Jiffy!
I'll Be Spiffy in a Jiffy! | Source
Celebrating Pendleton's Past
Celebrating Pendleton's Past | Source
DJ Scarecrow
DJ Scarecrow | Source
Gumby Comes to Pendleton
Gumby Comes to Pendleton | Source
Dying to Sell!
Dying to Sell! | Source
Jake from State Farm
Jake from State Farm | Source
Beauty Through the Ages
Beauty Through the Ages | Source
Source
Scarecrow, Scarecrow!  What do you see?
Scarecrow, Scarecrow! What do you see? | Source
We Are Dyeing to Finish
We Are Dyeing to Finish | Source
Mama J
Mama J | Source
Enjoyin' the Mornin'
Enjoyin' the Mornin' | Source
Hiking Pendleton District
Hiking Pendleton District | Source
At the End of the Line Waiting on You
At the End of the Line Waiting on You | Source
Jake and the Neverland Pirates
Jake and the Neverland Pirates | Source
Elsa and Olaf
Elsa and Olaf | Source
The Dukes of Pendleton
The Dukes of Pendleton | Source
Worst Bridesmaid Dress Ever
Worst Bridesmaid Dress Ever | Source
Just a Swangin'
Just a Swangin' | Source
CJ the DJ
CJ the DJ | Source
Bristle Bob
Bristle Bob | Source
Sponge Bob Square Pants
Sponge Bob Square Pants | Source
The Village Baker
The Village Baker | Source
Mr. WOD
Mr. WOD | Source
Engine #Toot-Toot Five
Engine #Toot-Toot Five | Source
Scary Chic
Scary Chic | Source

Voting and Prizes for the 2015 Scarecrow Contest in Pendleton,

Our 2015 Scarecrow Video - Music by the Osborne Brothers

A Few More To Enjoy!

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There is no charge to enter the contest.

It is not a Fundraiser.

The Pendleton Scarecrow Contest is a

FUN Raiser!

— Jo McConnell

About the Pendleton Scarecrow Contest

The Scarecrow Contest was the idea of the talented Jo McConnell. She and her husband, Pete, have organized it since the first one in Pendleton in 2012. They spend numerous hours making extra Scarecrow Exhibits to fill in as needed and they are always very cleverly done.

Jo is one of the many volunteers who serve on the Fall Harvest Festival Committee which is sponsored by the Town of Pendleton. These volunteers meet throughout the year to organize and report on their assigned duties. The Town Staff works very hard on the festival, too, as they take the role of Director and Vendor Coordinator.

Number of Entries Each Year

Year
Number of Entries
2012
56
2013
72
2014
59
2015
65
The Pendleton Scarecrow Contest began in 2012 and this table shows the number of Entries in the Contest. There are always more scarecrows around town who chose not to be in the contest so these numbers don't reflect the actual number of scarecrows,

Regarding Vandalism From Previous Years

Last year, in particular, we were very dismayed by the Vandalism that took place. People work very hard on their displays and it is so rude and disrespectful for people to show such little respect for another person's property. We refuse to let these vandals destroy our good time! Let's move forward with determination and please report any suspicious behavior or destruction to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office so we can put an end to the vandalism in our town.

Where is Pendleton, SC

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Pendleton SC:
Pendleton, SC, USA

get directions

Historic Pendleton, South Carolina was founded in 1790 and is celebrating its 225th birthday in 2015.

Join us for the Fall Harvest Festival on October 24, 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm

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Come See Us In Pendleton

Historic Pendleton SC has

Scarecrows in the Fall

and

Daffodils in the Spring!

Come See Us!

Come See Us in Pendleton, SC!

The beautiful Pumpkins and Flowers in the planters around town were provided by the Town of Pendleton and constructed by the Pendleton Garden Club.  A great addition!
The beautiful Pumpkins and Flowers in the planters around town were provided by the Town of Pendleton and constructed by the Pendleton Garden Club. A great addition! | Source

Thanks for visiting and check be sure to come back to vote!

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    • OhMe profile imageAUTHOR

      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      7 months ago from Pendleton, SC

      They always amaze me!

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      Davie Kirkley 

      7 months ago

      I love scarecrow time! Can't wait! This was a great year!

    • OhMe profile imageAUTHOR

      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      7 months ago from Pendleton, SC

      Wish you would come to visit this fall around Oct 6 and see them face to face.

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      Connie Rasbury 

      7 months ago

      The scarecrows get bigger and better each year. Love seeing them! Thank you for recording this great event!

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      eddie skinner 

      2 years ago

      wow!THESE ARE SO ...AWESOME

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      Joan Adams 

      3 years ago

      I love each and every one! I did vote, but it was not easy!! Such creativity!

    • OhMe profile imageAUTHOR

      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thank you for visiting this page and commenting, Adelia. I hope you plan to attend the Fall Harvest Festival. It is great fun!

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      Adelia McLean 

      3 years ago

      Pendleton looks so festive! I love all of the scarecrows! Very creative!

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      Deb Hirt 

      3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Sounds like a fun time for all. Wish I could come for the festivities.

    • OhMe profile imageAUTHOR

      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      They always amaze me. I heard today that the Pendleton Garden Club has been busy already creating theirs so I can't wait to see it.

    • OhMe profile imageAUTHOR

      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thanks Joan. I would love for you to see them first hand one time.

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      Virginia Allain 

      3 years ago from Central Florida

      I really should make a scarecrow for my garden. The ones at the contest are really inspiring and creative.

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      Joan Adams 

      3 years ago

      What a super fun event! I look forward to seeing all the pictures! Pendleton volunteers are the best!

    • OhMe profile imageAUTHOR

      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thanks Jo and Amber! I do enjoy our Scarecrow Contest and it is such fun to hear and see all the excitement around town.

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      Amber 

      3 years ago

      Thank you so much Nancy! We are so lucky to be able to utilize HUB for our scarecrow contest. This contest is the best!!!

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      jo mcconnell 

      3 years ago

      Looks great, Nancy. You're usual wonderful job!!!

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