Before the goblins return to the dark and the Thanksgiving Turkey arrives, best get up to Cambria for their annual month-long scarecrow festival.
All over town and throughout the residential areas, folks have gone all out to construct some wonderful, very clever, scarecrows. Those in front of businesses are often themed, but all of them are totally fun.
With October’s bright blue weather here, it’s a perfect way to spend the day.
This charmer’s sign warned passers by not to touch lest Audrey have a little finger snack. While (below) the Adams Family was set for their portraits.
And don’t try getting directions from this befuddled big bad wolf. He was just growly and thoroughly confused.
Probably because he had his eyes on that tasty calico cat a few feet away. Hard to think straight when your tummy’s growly.
There were plenty of crows, including this one who clearly was singing an caw- aria.
While this cat and crow listened to the caw-concert.
Then there was the most amazing set up, a cycling-through-time display, all hooked up to an electric motor, with all the little scarecrow legs pedaling away, from youth to middle age and finally . . .
there’s death bringing up the rear, thereby proving that exercise is bad for you.
Meanwhile, outside the beautifully restored historical museum, a hot dog was flying.
And who could blame the pooch for getting the heck out of there. Look what’s after him. . . .