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Scarecrows return to New Harvest Park

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What: Scarecrows in the Park

When: Thursday, Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. through Thursday, Oct. 31

Where: New Harvest Park, 4775 New Harvest Lane

Scarecrows in the Park is going on now through Halloween at New Harvest Park in northeast Knox County. The Scarecrow Trail will be open each day from sunrise until sunset at 4775 New Harvest Lane.

Individuals, organizations, school groups and families have designed and placed their creepy or silly scarecrows along the quarter-mile walking trail at New Harvest Park.

Public ballots were cast and the winners in the 2013 Scarecrows in the Park competition are:

Adult/Professional Group
1stCisco Kid & Sally Thunderhead – Knox County Public Library/Imagination Library
2ndCareCrow – Summit Medical Express Clinics

Individual Design
1stSay What? – Gretchen Paxton
2ndThe Scare“croaks” Family – Audrey Overbury

Youth/Student Group
1stSi the 4H GuyTCA 4H Club
2ndPoe – L&N STEM Academy Art Honor Society

First place winners in each category were presented $100 by the Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union, and second place winners  received a free shelter rental at any Knox County park.

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