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Everything You Need To Know About The Scarecrow Festival

July 27th, 2016 by Pamela Murski

ScarecrowThe Scarecrow Festival comes around every October in Chappell Hill Texas…..just a stones throw from your perfect country getaway at the ranch.  With over 300 juried artisans, food vendors, craftsmen, and festival atmosphere, there is fun for every age at the Scarecrow Festival.  The Scarecrow Festival is held the first weekend in October every year from daylight to dark on Saturday and Sunday.  Each year, this street fair draws thousand upon thousands who come out to shop, pick up Christmas gifts, enjoy the outdoors and the quaint charm of this tiny little town.

Chappell Hill exudes charm from every corner with its’ delightful  main street shopping to the historical churches and museum.  Enjoy the beautiful, scenic drive down FM 1155 passing pastures of grazing cattle and up and down hills with views to die for!  While in town for the weekend to enjoy the famous Scarecrow Festival, be sure to take in some of the other great offerings available in the area.

While out and about, stop at the wineries along the Bluebonnet Wine Trail and enjoy some local vino,  friendly locals and perhaps make some new friends.  Many of the boutique wineries like Saddlehorn Winery, Windy Winery, Pleasant Hill Winery and Texas Star Winery offer wine clubs where you can get your favorite libation shipped directly to you.  These great wine clubs also mean you’ll be receiving special pricing, advance sales new productions and invitations to special happenings at the wineries.

Is beer your thing?  Then saunter on over to the local biergarten at Home Sweet Farm Market for a mug of any number of microbrews on tap.  While there, order one of their artisanal cheese plates to complement your drinks and you’ve got a ready made appetizer party.  If you happen to stop in after 7:00 P.M., you’ll be treated to live music out back where you can grab a picnic table and kick back to some chill out tunes.  Another great stop is the. Brenham Brewery, home to locally made small production beer.  You can sit out on their patio while you sip a cold one!  What a great way t0 start your evening before dinner!

Head back to the B&B where your romantic, relaxing room is waiting on you.  Enjoy the outdoor spa before heading off to bed for sweet deep dreams!  Other spots to check out during your trip to our area for  the Scarecrow Festival include fine dining at 96 West,  BT Longhorn Saloon, or Volare’, living history at Washington On The Brazos, fantastic museums, live theatre at Unity, antique shopping in downtown Brenham plus more!  So what are you waiting for?  We fill up fast for the Scarecrow Festival weekend, so book your room now before its’ too late!

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