The Annual Scarecrow Festival at the Taylor County History Center (TCHC) and Buffalo Gap Historic Village (BGHV) is scheduled to run from September 25 through November 4, 2023. All scarecrows will then be moved to the Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) for Abilene ArtWalk on Thursday, November 9, and remain on view until November 16, 2023.

This is the Big Country's 4th annual Scarecrow Festival; all scarecrows are created by local art students throughout the area. This year’s theme is "Famous Artists of the World". How scary could an "Artist of the World" scarecrow really be? Purchase tickets to encounter the gruesome reality.

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The best news of all is that the cost for the festival on Saturday, November 4, is FREE! The hours for the Scarecrow Festival are 10 AM until 5 PM. The photos below are from previous Scarecrow Festivals held in and around the Taylor County History Center (TCHC)/Buffalo Gap Historic Village.

The hours for experiencing and viewing the Scarecrow Festival at the TCHC are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM until 5 PM. 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, and $5 for educators, and 5 and under get in free.

For more information, visit the Taylor County History Center online or at 133 North William Street in Buffalo Gap, Texas. Your contact will be Scott Clowdus, Director of the Taylor County History Center, formerly the Buffalo Gap Historic Village. Get ready to be spooked, BOO!

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