There were no Crows Around for miles during Dingman Township's


Scarecrows - in - the - Park Festival


Crows were scarce for miles around the Dingman Township Recreational Park, but over 600 people did attend the annual festival.  The family friendly event featured multiple performers, a scarecrow contest, and free pumpkins for the little ones.

Click here to See the Scarecrow Contest winners

The Curchoe Family's Best-in-Show Scarecrow

Among the entertainers was Jeremy the Illusionist who wowed the kids with his magic and Flaming Barrel of Monkeys stunned them with death defying fire tricks.  Those a little older enjoyed live music performed by The Last Romantics.

Children interact with goats at the ever popular petting zoo

All in all the event made for a perfect day for an outing after all the rainy weather and a good time was had by all.

The Dingman Township Recreation Commission would like to thank the following businesses and individuals who made the festival possible:


McGoey Hauser and Edsall

Ray n' Charles

John H. Klemeyer, Esq.

James Leiser

Ed Nikles Custom Builders

Combined Energy Services

Pike County Generator

Unifirst Corporation (t-shirts)

Flair Hardware (bales of hay)

Weiss Markets (prizes)


Jeremy the Illusionist

Flaming Barrel of Monkeys

Country Ark Farms (Petting Zoo)


All the volunteers who helped organize and run the events

All the participants in the scarecrow contest

And, all those who attended the festival and enjoyed a beautiful day in the park !