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Spooky Scarecrow Village - Due Date is September 15th

Spooky Scarecrow Village

Spooky Scarecrow Village is an Art Project Opportunity

This fall we are inviting groups to particpate in creating a magical, colorful Spooky Scarecrow Village that will delight and inspire our visitors as they stroll through the Gardens winding paths, rich with fall color.

More information and application form for the Spooky Scarecrow Village...

Run From The Ducks, September 27, 2015

Run From the Ducks

The Billie Y. Clark Memorial Run From the Ducks

Run From The Ducks is an eight-hour timed event that is run on an approximate 1.02 mile loop through Clark Gardens Botanical Park. Most of the course is either fine gravel or grass. All proceeds go to benefit The National Vietnam War Museum.

Learn more about the Run From The Ducks event...

Chili Cook-Off October 31, 2015

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Registration deadline is September 15, 2015

Chili for Charity takes place during Clark Gardens Red Pepper Party. Chili for Charity offers an awesome FUNdraising opportunity for nonprofit clubs or civic organizations, school groups, church groups or for individuals who care passionately about certain causes, such as local animal shelters, food banks, Relay for Life, Alzheimer's Association, etc. This is a fun and entertaining avenue to raise funds for your organization or cause. Register today. Spaces are limited!

Chili Cook-Off Cash Prizes

  • 1st Place Best Overall Chili- $250
  • 2nd Place Best Overall Chili- $150
  • Best Decorated Booth- $150

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Red Pepper Party Oct. 31, 2015


October 31, 2015
3:00 to 7:00 pm

A day of entertainment food and fun.

The day's activities and events include:

  • Chili for Charity - Chili Cook-Off
  • Craft Beer Tasting
  • Salsa Tasting
  • Live Band
  • Trick or Treating
  • Games for Kids
  • Scarecrow Storybook Village

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Learn more about the Red Pepper Party...

Half Marathon/5K October 31, 2015

Half Marathon/5K

The run starts and finishes in Clark Gardens. The race is on paved paths winding through beautiful tree lined paths both in Clark Gardens and on the Rails to Trails. Online registration is now open.

Learn more about the Clark Gardens Half Marathon/5K...

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