Many events planned for Candor Fall Festival

Mix in scarecrows, quilts, wood carvings, baked goods, tours, yard sales, a 5K race, a variety of other great experiences and you have the 2012 Candor Fall Festival. The annual event, sponsored by the Candor Chamber of Commerce, will take place Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 5, 6 and 7, throughout Candor.

New this year is the scarecrow contest which is open to all Candor residents and organizations. The entry deadline is Sept. 27. For further information contact Hope Van Scoy at (607) 659-5213, email to hvanscoy@frontier.net, or visit the Candor Chamber of Commerce webpage at www.candornychamber.org.

Businesses and organizations throughout Candor will sponsor open houses, bake sales, a 5K run, a community sing, antiques, yard sales, dinners, special sales and more.

The 17th annual quilt show will be at the EMS Building on Main Street and the popular woodcarvers show will be at the Candor Fire Station on Owego Road. Other popular events include the Iron Kettle Farm Spooktacular display; goat farm tours, goat cheese, wine tasting, antiques, crafts and an atlatl contest at Side Hill Acres Goat Farm on Spencer Road; anniversary celebrations; campground tours at Aspen Family Campgrounds; and open house events at Tioga State Bank, The Petal Pusher, Millpond Antiques, Route 96 Power & Paddle and the American Legion Post. Yard sales will be sponsored at Warner’s Stoker Stoves site on Owego Road and by the Candor Chamber at 228 Owego St. Punk’s Place will have special dining and a DJ. There will be a boiled dinner at the Episcopal Church. There will be a bake and book sale at the Candor Free Library and a 10th anniversary celebration at Pucky Huddle Delight on Owego Road.

Event brochures are available throughout Candor, or visit www.candornychamber.org.