Scarecrows in the Meadow

The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to announce the return of Scarecrows in the Meadows, a community event celebrating the end of the harvest season. The scarecrows will be on display from October 15th – October 31st in the Tapping Reeve Meadow, located behind the Tapping Reeve House and Litchfield Law School.

Be a Part of the Event Click Here to Register!

PLEASE NOTE: We have a limited number of frames for this event. If frames run out, you are welcome to create your own freestanding, self-supported scarecrow. Email for more information.

Want to help make the event happen? Families, business, and organizations are invited to participate and show their community spirit by decorating a scarecrow.  Participants are encouraged to let their creativity shine and visitors will vote on their favorite scarecrow! Participating is FREE and framing materials will be provided.

There are more ways to be involved! To be a prize donor, sponsor or event volunteer, contact Kate Zullo at 860-567-4501 or email

This year we are adding new categories for voting:

Most Artistic, Best Story, Best Kid-friendly, Funniest, Best in Show

Important Participant Information

QUESTIONS: For questions, contact 860-567-4501 or email

For Visitors

Scarecrows in the Meadow will be on display October 15th – 31st in the Tapping Reeve Meadow (82 South Street, Litchfield). Visitors are welcome to visit this free event from dawn to dusk and vote on their favorite scarecrows!