Apple Festival schedule of events

Published 4:09 am Thursday, September 27, 2007

By Staff
Judging of Windows Decorating Contest 1 p.m.
Carnival with Skerbeck Bros Shows Inc.
14th Annual Exceptional Citizen's Day
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Handicap &Sr. Citizens only)
The Niles City &Township Fire Dept.
Begins at noon "The Captain Murph &Poky Show" and "Flash & Flicker Show", Mini Shows promoting safety, saving lives together and fighting fires.
3 p.m. – Midnight
Entries/Scarecrow Contest
3 p.m. – 8 p.m. All Ages Welcome!
Location: In front of the Apple House
Apple Products Tent
4 p.m – close
Location: Northeast Corner On Site
Beer Tent
4 p.m. – Midnight
Huntly Baptist Puppet Shows
5 p.m – Close Shows on the Hour
Beard and Mustache Contest
7 p.m.
Location: Main Tent
Entertainment – A Country Legendary Tribute to Dolly &Kenny
7 p.m.
FIREWORKS! Approximately 9 p.m.
Pancake Breakfast
7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Semco Energy Tent
Open Stage – BYO Instruments
7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Semco Energy Tent
Entries for Judging Scarecrows Only
8 a.m. – noon
16th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Ring Lardner Middle School
Friends of the Library Book Sale
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Niles District Library
Apple Products Tent
9 a.m. – close Northeast Corner on SIte
35th Annual Arts &Crafts Fair
Over 200 Displays 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. On site
Huntly Baptist Puppet Shows
10 a.m. – Close
32nd Annual Train Station Apple Giveaway
10:25 a.m. and 11:09 a.m.
Niles Historical Train Station
Local Entertainment
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Semco Energy Tent
Beer Tent
Noon – Midnight
35th Annual "Apple Festival Grande Parade" 1:30 p.m.
Beacon Baptist Church Refreshment Giveaways
1:30 p.m.; 613 N 15th St., Niles
Refreshmnent Giveaway During Parade
Salvation Army
1:30 p.m., 424 N. 15th St., Niles
Refreshment Giveaway During Parade
Rosco the Clown
1:30 p.m – Will be roaming the grounds
Old Fashion Log Cutting &Hand Saw Contest 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Scarecrow Contest Entries &Registration Deadline 4 p.m.
Categories: Funniest, Most Original, Not So Scary
Home Made Entries … "Homemade Apple Pies, Pastries &Cake Contest"
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Categories: pies, pastries &cakes. Apple products tents
Judging "Homemade Apple Pies, Pastries &Cake Contest" 6 p.m.
Judging Scarecrow Contest
6 p.m. On site (Rain date on Sunday)
Deadline for "Biggest Apple" Growers
6 p.m. Apple Festival Building
YMCA Senior Citizens Dance
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
DJ Rick Clingaman, Drawing , Door Prizes, Refreshments – All Free
Location: Niles Buchanan YMCA
Entertainment New Odyssey
8:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
3 Guys 30 Instruments A dynamic sound sure to please everyone.
Approximately 9 p.m.
Sponsor: Apple Festival &
Niles Daily Star /Leader Publications
Entertainment New Odyssey
9:30 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
Pancake Breakfast
8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Semco Energy Tent
Open Stage
8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Bring your own instruments
8th Annual Apple Festival Custom Car Show
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free to Spectators National Standard Grounds
Apple Products Tent
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Northeast corner on site
35th Annual Arts &Crafts Fair
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Skerbeck Bros. Shows, Inc.
Harold Galbreath "Galley" Memorial Horseshoe Tournament
11 a.m. – ??
Double with Single competition immediately following $5.00 entry fee. Awards &cash prizes.
Apple Pie Eating Contest
Noon Pre-registraton for the pie-eating contest at the contest tent. All entries need to be in by noon on Sunday. No new entries after noon.
Judging the "Biggest Apple" Growers
Noon Location: Apple Festival Building
The Niles City &Township Fire Departments
Noon – ???
Presents "The Captain Murph &Poky Show" and "Flash &Flicker Show", Mini Shows promoting safety, saving lives and fighting fires. Location: On Site
18th Annual Lip Sync Contest
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
You must have been pre-registered at the review on Sat. Sept 15th (Sorry no new entries) Cash Prizes
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Cash Prizes Semco Energy Tent Sponsor: Niles American Legion Auxillary Post No. 26
Huntly Baptist Puppet Shows
1 p.m. – Close
Shows every hour &giveaways. On site
Apple Peeling Contest
3 p.m Activities Tent
Registration: Apple Seed Popping
3:30 p.m. Activities Tent
Apple Pie Eating Contest
3:30 p.m. Immediately after Lip Sync
Church of Niles – Church Service with the Salvation Army Band 4 p.m.