Special Events Events Calendar COVID-19 Info Interactive Map Parks Projects Fall 2021Program Guide Summer 2021Programs Guide 23OctThe Scarecrow Row CompetitionIt’s time to get creative and start planning your scarecrow display! Friends, neighbors, scout groups, businesses, and local organizations, have a great time and compete against each other to create “the Best Scarecrow Display.” The Scarecrows will be displayed throughout our Haunted Hayride during SPOOKFEST, October 23, 4–7pm.23OctSpookfestThis ALL-NEW, family-friendly event promises to be a real SCREAM! Sit back and relax on our hayride as we travel through the Old Orchard Country Club Golf Course while enjoying haunted scenes and SCARECROW ROW—featuring the “Best Scarecrow in Town” competition. You will be dropped off at our “Touch A Truck” at McDonald Field following the hayride. From there it’s a very short walk to our PH Pumpkin Patch to receive your very own GREAT PUMPKIN and supplies to decorate it (while supplies last).13NovArts ShowcaseThe showcase will feature park district competition dance teams, Preschool and KinderStop Art Showcase, and a craft and vendor fair with a silent auction. We are bringing back the very popular Kids Holiday Shopping Boutique. Young shoppers will enjoy this shopping opportunity to buy gifts for the special people in their lives and maybe something special for themselves at very reasonable prices! Kids will also enjoy a FREE craft stop during the event.