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Description: VCBA announces its official launch party and the community is invited to celebrate at the new... »

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Description:

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Sketch & Brunch

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Description:

Sip, sketch and color with Prismacolor pencils while you relax with friends and learn how to... »

Christmas in the Valley

Date: Friday, December 13, 2019

Description:

 This magical event is for all ages to enjoy! Bring out the whole family to enjoy... »

Christmas Voice Contest at Christmas in the Valley

Date: Friday, December 13, 2019 to Saturday, December 14, 2019

Description:

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Christmas in the Valley

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019

Description:

 This magical event is for all ages to enjoy! Bring out the whole family to enjoy... »

Event: 26th Annual Scarecrow Contest

« return to October, 2017

Event Flyer

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time: All Day

Location: Bates Nut Farm

Email:

Phone: 760-749-3333

Description: Join in the fun by designing and building a scarecrow to exhibit in the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch. Keep the lost art of scarecrow making alive! Your scarecrow will be on display in the Pumpkin Patch thru 10/31/17. Individuals, groups and clubs are invited to enter; each entry will receive a free jack-o-lantern pumpkin and certificate of participation. All winning scarecrows become the property of Bates Nut Farm and will be added to our famous scarecrow collection.

Bring your scarecrow and completed registration form to the pumpkin patch from 1-5 pm on Friday, October 13 or before 10 am on Saturday, October 14. Cash prizes and gift certificates will be awarded to the top entries in each category. Entry forms are available online or at the Bates office. All of the Pumpkin Patch festivities will continue throughout the weekend including the tractor hayrides, straw maze, pony rides, and food. Admission is free. $5.00 parking on October weekends.

Click here for the Entry Form.

See past winners in our Photo Gallery!