ACTIVITIES AT THIS YEAR'S SCARECROW FESTIVAL.
Located at the corner of First and Ottawa Ave. Sponsored by Dixon Paint Company. Also featuring fresh apples and caramel apples! Painting will continue while supplies last!
KID'S COWBOY ROUNDUP
On east First Street, come and learn how to rope a cow just like a real cowboy and meet Badger, the friendliest horse you will ever see!
BAKE SALE / REFRESHMENTS
The First Baptist Church will be offering baked goods and refreshments across from the Doggy Zoo at the corner of Second and Galena Ave.
PIE IN THE FACE
Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Church corner of Hennepin & First Street. Enjoy these great kid friendly games!
Located at the Lee County Courthouse lawn. Over 50 breeds of dogs will be on display with their owners to answer questions. 10 - 1 p.m.
Grab some chalk and make your best creation!
Mama Cimino's will be doing face painting and offering a free slice of pizza for kids with an adult.
Get a temporary tattoo at Wildflower Picks on Hennepin Ave.
FLOWER POT PAINTING
Sponsored by Lee County Master Gardeners.
Located in front of Town Square Center on First Street.
JEREMY ‘THE AMAZER’ HAAK – 10 AM–2 PM
Magician, Juggler & Balloon Animals located near Fifth Third Bank.
PALMYRA HILLBILLIES 4H BOOTH
Located on First Street between Hennepin & Galena Avenues on the south side of the street, the 4H will feature crafts and a bake sale.
FARMERS MARKET - 8 a.m. - noon
Dixon Park District's weekly Farmer's Market. Come check out fresh foods, crafts, and more at Haymarket Square.
RETAIL AND DINING SPECIALS
Come and Visit the variety of retail and dining options in downtown Dixon during Scarecrow Festival. Try some great food, find some great shopping bargains and enjoy our wonderful downtown
Hunter's Hope 3K Walk
Hunter's Hope Every Step, the Walk for Expanded & Universal Newborn Screening
Every Child. Every Time. Everywhere.
3K walk on the Riverfront, 9am $10 fee
Register online www.hunterhope.org/dixonil
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Make-A-Wish Bags Tournament
Make-A-Wish Foundation Foundation
Grants Wishes to Children with Life-threatening medical conditions to Enrich their Lives with HOPE, STRENGTH and JOY!
Bags Tourney at 1st Pub, 1PM $10 fee
Register at 1st Pub by 12:30 p.m.
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The local MOPS group will be holding a food booth featuring apples and other treats.
THE RAMINATOR MONSTER TRUCK RIDES
Catch a ride on the RAMINATOR MONSTER TRUCK sponsored by Ken Nelson Auto and Dodge. At the corner of First and Peoria. Rides are $5 each, but there is limited availability. Get your tickets in advance at Ken Nelson Auto Group.
GREAT DOWNTOWN PUMPKIN PATCH
A NEW addition to the Scarecrow Festival line-up this year is the Great Downtown Pumpkin Patch featuring a field of pumpkins at the corner of First and Hennepin Avenue. Come and pick out your favorite pumpkin or try your luck at the Pumpkin Raffle. Enjoy homemade soaps, gourds, and other fall decorations!
TURNING POINT CHURCH BOOTH
Crafts, games, and their Chicken Strip lunch special offered by Turning Point Church's Youth Group.
A variety of craft vendors will be on display including Mary Kay, Thirty-One and more!
United Way Kick-Off Party
The United Way is hosting their campaign launch party on the upper deck of Town Square Center from Noon to 11 p.m. Featuring a bags tournament, live music, chili cook-off and much more!
Christmas Walk 50/50 Tickets
Dixon Main Street will be selling our 50/50 Christmas Walk Raffle Tickets during Scarecrow Festival. Drawing will be held at the Christmas Walk on Friday, Nov. 30. The 2011 winner took home $3,400!