Utica, Montana: What the Hay - Hay Sculpting Contest

It's impressive what people can create with a few bales of dead grass. Works are displayed for 22 miles between Hobson and Windham, every September since 1990.
Address:
Hwys 239 and 541, Utica, MT
Directions:
The "Bale Trail" runs along 22 miles of state highways 239 and 541. Its eastern end is Hobson, its western end is Windham, the halfway point is Utica.
Hours:
Begins 2nd Su in Sep., art must stand at least 1 week.
Admission:
Free
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What-the-Hay - Mich-HAY-lin Man.

"What the Hay" - Hay Sculpting Contest

This contest features art work by local farmers and town folk. It has been in existence for over 10 years. All entries can be observed from the road going from Hobson, Mt to Utica Mt to Windam Mt. It is held annually on the 2nd Sunday in September. All entries must be left up for at least a week.

Here is a view of the impressive "Mich-HAY-lin Man."

[Rodney Reedy, 06/15/2004]

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