Family Programs

Scarecrow Festival & Contest
October 27, 2018!

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Download your 2018 entry forms below!
School, Club, Family, Troop, Youth Group, and Children’s Non-profit Organization (This category is for entrants under the age of 16. Scarecrows in this category must be built by children under the age of 16)

Business or Non-profit (This category is for entrants 16 and older.)

Special thanks to our 2018 committee and sponsors
Harvest Festival Planning Committee: Victoria Day, Elizabeth DeBrule, Erica Dunhill, Mary Freitas, Liza Griffin, Sunni Johnson, Liza Smith, Sophia Stone
Major Sponsors: The Pat Moran Family foundation
Musical entertainment sponsor: The West Palm Beach Art and Entertainment District and the WPB Downtown Development Authority
Additional sponsors: Blue Ocean Capital, Corporate Properties Services, Erneston & Sons Produce, John C. Cassidy Air Conditioning, Johnny Q’s Restaurant and Sports Lounge, Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Benevolent Fund, Inc., Sandy James Fine Food, Sciame Homes, Sloan’s Ice Cream, Sunshine Towers, The Cathleen McFarlane Foundation, Inc.,




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Armed Forces Day


The Historical Society of Palm Beach County honors U.S. troops annually with a free family event in celebration of Armed Forces Day. Visitors to the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum will be entertained and informed during a colorful commemoration of our nation’s military history and Palm Beach County’s veterans. Displays and presentations will share the county’s role in American war efforts and local battles fought on native soil.

This is event is generously sponsored by: WLRN, West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District, AARP Florida, Pratt & Whitney

Touch – a – truck Military Edition: Climb in and explore various military vehicles and equipment.

Visit with various veteran organizations including the Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, Wounded Veterans Relief Fund, @Palm Beach County Veterans Court, and others.

Ongoing tours of “Shipwreck: Discovering Lost Treasures” and “Picturing Nam: U.S. Military Photography of the Vietnam War”

10:00 am – 1:00 pm: Museum Galleries open on 2nd and 3rd floors, crafts for kids, vehicles, and more
inside and on the west lawn of the 1916 Courthouse

10:30 am: Opening Ceremony | Pledge of Allegiance and Color Guard Presentation
This event is free and open to the public. Free parking is provided in the 4th street lot across for the fire station.


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