PROJECT: Plant a Joke- a creative afFair


Thousands of locals and Carlsbad guests crawled the village streets during this year’s November Village Street Fair. The sun quickly awoke and danced high in the blue sky above hundreds of vendors. While sneakers scampered upon hot asphalt, crowing poultry scratched in the shady village landscaping…

create15 individually painted roosters used the village streets as their stage; each one crowing the answer to a child friendly joke or riddle. Fair visitors were encouraged to visit Snyder Art to pick up a list of 15 jokes, prompting a search for each rooster and their corresponding answer.

As the sun itched its tired eyes, families returned to Snyder Art to pick up FREE t shirts and to share stories of their searches…

“This project made us visit every part of the fair, something we have never done in the past.”

“We were able to shop longer because our son didn’t want to leave until he found them all.”

“I watched people look at it all day. It made my job more enjoyable.”
– fair security

“We loved this project… and so did our kids!”

Jokes and Riddles

1. What did the fish say when he ran into a concrete wall? (ANSWER)

2. Why is six afraid of seven? (ANSWER)

3. What happens when frogs park illegally? (ANSWER)

4. What did one elevator say to the other? (ANSWER)

5. What did one magnet say to the other? (ANSWER)

6. What did the ocean say to the beach? (ANSWER)

7. What are 30 rabbits in a row marching backwards? (ANSWER)

8. Why don’t oysters give to charity? (ANSWER)

9. What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries? (ANSWER)

10. What can travel the world while staying in a corner? (ANSWER)

11. What stinks when living and smells good when dead? (ANSWER)

12. What did the Kamikaze instructor tell his students? (ANSWER)

13. What do you find in a clean nose? (ANSWER)

14. What’s the difference between weather and climate? (ANSWER)

15. Why did Cinderella get cut from the softball team? (ANSWER)

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Carlsbadcrawl thanks all whom participated in and supported PROJECT: Plant a Joke. The response and encouragement was incredible!

“creating culture one project at a time”

1 Response to “PROJECT: Plant a Joke- a creative afFair”

  1. 1 The Stylist Nov 2nd, 2009 at 2:04 pm

    These look great, you put the roosters in perfect places!

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