Scarecrow Competition Tour 2014 October 12-31 Take an auto tour of Aurora’s creative scarecrows from the commercial district into our quaint residential areas.
Scarecrow Competition results: Commercial – 1st place Heirloom Revival Co. “The Peacemaker”, 2nd Place Main Street Mercantile, “Pudding River Cat Fishing”, 3rd Place White Rabbit Bakery, “Hooters”.
Residential: Peoples Choice Award – “Fleshy Ghoul” 21404 Liberty St., 1st Place “It’s Cold in Here: Let me Out!” 21514 Liberty Street, 2nd Place “Ahoy Matey” 15110 Park Avenue, Funniest (and Best Use of Straw) “Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Aurora” 21533 Liberty Street, Most Original “Fleshy Ghoul”, Best Scene “Death on Ottaway” 14853 Ottaway Road.
Click on menu for Scarecrow Tour 2014 for photos of all of the 14 entries. An “auto tour” is available to download there or paper copies are available at Time After Time, 21611 Main Street, open daily 11-5. Aurora has some VERY talented people. Don’t miss enjoying this! (Photos by Larry Townsend)
Upcoming Holiday Events!
Wine & Chocolate Walk! December 6-7. 11-5. Advance tickets are now available for this popular event. $33 per couple, a $60 value. Spend a day in holiday-decorated historic Aurora sampling local wines and handmade chocolates. Passport includes 7 wine/chocolate tastings, 2 souvenir wine glasses, $12 in Aurora Bucks to spend in the shops and a 2-for-1 admission to the Old Aurora Colony Museum. Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity and the Old Aurora Colony Museum. Click here for ticket sales.
November 8th Santa’s Christmas Bazaar, American Legion Hall 9-4. This popular community bazaar has your favorite vendors! Free admission. For table space call Frances (503)678-6251.
November 8th Holiday Open House Time After Time, 21611 Main Street, 10-5. Themed trees, ornaments, gifts. Tea Tasting of Seattle’s Queen Mary Teas. Lots of special treats, too!
November 28-30th Aurora Celebrates the Holidays! Merchant Open Houses 11-5. Our village is decorated, inside and out. Bring your Thanksgiving weekend guests for an old fashioned day they will long remember! Refreshments, drawings, holiday decor and gift ideas.
November 29, 2014 Booksigning at Time After Time, 21611 Main Street, 12-3pm and meet Susan Patterson, popular poet who will introduce her newest collection of poems in the book Unnoticed Moments. A resident of Oregon City, Susan is also known as Earlene Grey in two well received tea poetry books as well as a radio program in England.