Scarecrow festival coming to Bryson City

art scarecrowThe scarecrows are coming to Bryson City from Oct. 6 through Oct. 20.


Families, neighborhoods, businesses, churches and schools are invited to make scarecrows and decorate Bryson City for the fall season.

The fee is $25 to participate, with proceeds going to the Swain County Public Schools Foundation, which awards teacher grants and scholarships for Swain High School students. The top three winning scarecrows will be on display at the Chili Fest in Bryson City on Oct. 20.

Applications are available at the Swain County Public School Central Office or the Bryson City Chamber of Commerce and are due by Oct. 1.


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