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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

'Create a Scarecrow Challenge' & Downtown Bancroft Scarecrow Tour

Fibre & textile arts Kids Agriculture Sculpture & installation
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Riverside Park

Bancroft, ON

Directions: Build your scarecrow at Riverside Park behind the Post Office. Take the scarecrow tour along Station St., Hastings St. N and Bridge St.



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


Bringing community based visual art together with food sustainability! Join us in creating durable, memorable 'scarecrow' art in our community gardens and then take the scarecrow tour through the Town of Bancroft to enjoy scarecrows built by our shop owners and businesses.

Individuals, families and groups are all welcome to participate in building a scarecrow. Materials will be provided but do bring accessories which will make your scarecrow inspiring. You will be leaving a creative legacy for the community. Your imagination is the limit and there will be prizes! We plan to build at least 25 scarecrows, with your help. Browse through the photos below to see where the scarecrows will live.

The scarecrow mania does include our shopping district! Shops and businesses downtown are creating their very own scarecrows. You are invited to take a scarecrow walking tour to see them and vote for your favourite at 23 Bridge St. at North Hastings Community Trust. Pop your ballot in the box out front. Winner to be announced on Thanksgiving weekend.

To participate, please register with North Hastings Community Trust at 613-332-3657 or send an email to [email protected]



North Hastings Community Trust Harvest the North

Our mission is to work together with our community to provide emergency and sustainable solutions to poverty in North Hastings.

North Hastings Community Trust envisions a community free of poverty and injustice.

We facilitate community use food gardens through our Harvest the North. We foster creativity in community building.


Victoria Burke


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