Build Your Own Scarecrow during Hay Days in St Marys

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Hay Days comes to St. Marys October 11th and to kick-off the fun-filled family event, you can “Build-A-Scarecrow”. Make him goofy, make her silly with a floppy hat, or even make a scary face, just let your imagination run wild. Be sure to come out and enjoy the crafting entertainment with the kids, classrooms or Scouting group!

Kids of all ages are invited to Build-A-Scarecrow at Orange Hall on Saturday, October 11th at 10:00 AM. The first of the Hay Days events begin with everything you need to make the perfect Scarecrow available for only $20. Just the right place for your unique Scarecrow will be selected downtown or take it home to bring a touch of autumn to your lawn. Bordering Osborne Street the Scarecrows will welcome locals and visitors alike to downtown St. Marys throughout the Hay Days celebration.

The main thoroughfare of St. Marys will be transformed with, make sure yours joins the array. Local merchants, as well as city and county organizations all have a grand time coming up with the most innovative scarecrow creations to fill the medians and enhance the beautiful historic district. It’s fun to take a crack at guessing which business or group is responsible for each Scarecrow. Some of the Scarecrows are very obvious, while others might make one wonder a bit.

The annual Hay Day festivities will continue through November 1st with numerous events all soon to be announced. “Fall brings a welcome relief from the extreme heat of the summer and Hay Days is a perfect opportunity to get out and take advantage of the change of seasons,” said Alyce Thornhill, Director of the St. Marys Downtown Development Authority. Hay Days is a wonderful event, enjoyable for everyone.

To reserve your Build-A-Scarecrow kit, call the St. Marys Downtown Development Authority, (912) 882-8111 or email Only fifty kits are available so hurry and make your reservations today to join in the fun. Any Scarecrow kits remaining will be assigned on a first come basis the day of the event at a cost of $25. Come join the fun! Hay Days is coming to St. Marys and will be here before you know it.

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