The 2nd Annual Scarecrow Festival at the Taylor county History Center is scheduled to run from now through November 7th, 2020. After that, all the scarecrows will be moved to the Center for Contemporary Arts for November's Art-Walk on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 220 Cypress in downtown Abilene. This year's theme is "2020 Community Heroes."

This Scarecrow Festival pays tribute to, and or honors all those who put their lives before all others on the frontline battling the coronavirus pandemic. The heroes of the frontlines include and are not limited to the nurses, doctors and other health care workers from Hendrick, Abilene Regional and the E.R. clinics. Plus the women and men in the Air Force at Dyess Air Force Base as well as those grocery store workers, the mom's, dad's and all the other heroes in our community that have gone above and beyond just to keep us healthy.

The hours for the Scarecrow festival are Tuesday through Saturday from 10am till 5pm. To purchase tickets simply visit the Taylor County History Center's gift shop. The cost is only $7 for adults, $6 for military & first responders, $5 for educators and 5 and under are free. These Scarecrows will be on display in the Rode Gallery.

Visit the Taylor County History Center online or at 133 North William Street, Buffalo Gap, Texas. Contact Kenna Hogan, Director of Marketing and Development for the Taylor County History Center formerly the Buffalo Gap Historic Village. For reservations or more information call 325-572-3974.

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