Not So Scary Scarecrows

“The Scarecrow watched the Woodman while he worked and said to him “I cannot think why this wall is here nor what it is made of.” “Rest you brains and do not worry about the wall,” replied the Woodman, “when we have climbed over it we shall know what is on the other side.”

Last weekend was the Scarecrow Festival in Mahone Bay. We may have been a week late but there were still plenty of scarecrows hanging around. We thought it would be a great place to take our American company. When people come all the way from Washington, over the Thanksgiving Day weekend,  you like to help make their journey a worthwhile one. Here are a few of the sights we saw.

I’m not sure how the Royal Family would feel about being scarecrows, but I think this display was one of my favourites.  Everyone’s here but Prince Harry.

Seems that Harry was there all along. He’s a little  under-dressed for the occasion, but that’s Harry for you. At least this time he was caught protecting the Crown Jewels!

Scarecrows have certainly come a long way since I was a girl. I loved all the colourful costumes.

The Simpsons are still as popular as ever.

This Marilyn Monro likeness was another favourite of mine.

This is just a few of the highlights from our trip to Mahone Bay. In reality there are far more scarecrows than I could possibly post. Mahone Bay is a lovely seas side town with so many beautiful sights to see. Before ending this post I’ll leave you with this lasting image of the three famous churches.

Happy Thanksgiving Day!

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  1. I love the scarecrows! What a wonderful event. Happy thanksgiving to you and yours Laura.XO


  2. Great photos! (That last one is gorgeous!) It sounds like a fun event. I’ll bet your guests enjoyed it. Happy Thanksgiving to you.

    P.S. – Go check out my blog today, Laura (or your e-mail would do, too). 😉


    • I believe they did enjoy it. Happy Thanksgiving. Unfortunately I’m slow at responding to emails. I got home from work (No holiday for me!) checked your email…Wheeee! and then had to head into town..I’ll be in touch.


  3. Judi

     /  October 8, 2012

    Very nice, Laura. I especially like that Harry protected his crown jewels…..cute…..
    Hope you have had a great Thanksgiving……everyone……


  4. I’m sure your American company appreciated the esteem creativity that went into making such a wonderful scarecrow display. LOL. Seriously, I love stuff like that. I can’t wait!


  5. Simpsons forever !


  6. How fun is that?! I love the Scarecrow Royals. 🙂


  7. fun scarecrow pics, I like the Simpsons & Marilyn Monroe ones.

    have a great day.


  8. Laura, they are awesome pictures. I didn’t know so many famous scarecrows lived in Nova Scotia. 🙂 Thanks for sharing.


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