Make the annual Scarecrow Harvest Festival part of your Fall traditions. These activities are for families of all ages:
. Make a scarecrow and enter the scarecrow beauty pageant . Antique farm demonstrations . Expert pumpkin carving demonstrations . Square dancing in the 1905 Historical Red Barn . Hoo Haven's "Birds of Prey" program at 1 pm . Make your own fall foliage wreath . Fall games and crafts
Make-A-Scarecrow kits available for purchase at the event for $10 ($2 per clothing or accessory). Make-A-Scarecrow kit advance discount available online.
Directions: Midway Village Museum - 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on E. State to Perryville Rd. Turn right (north) on Perryville to Guilford Rd. (about 1 mile). Turn left (west) on Guilford Rd. to museum entrance on south side of street. From the south: I-39 to I-90 (north, toward Wisconsin) and proceed as above. From IL 251 or IL 2 and Business U.S. 20: Go east on Business 20 to Mulford Rd. Turn left (north) on Mulford to Guilford and turn right (east). Look for the signature Millhouse by the entrance gate.