Apple Festival starts Thursday
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By Beth Zumwalt
The final town festival of the season starts Thursday, Sept. 30 in Barry.
At 4 p.m is the apple pie registration with judging at 5:30 p.m., both at the firehouse.
From 6-6:15 p.m., the Master Apple Jack and Apple Blossom Contestants, along with the Junior Miss Contestants will be introduced. Barry’s Got Talent will begin at 6:30 p.m. The evening will end with a lip sync battle.
Friday, the vendors and the Apple Dumplin Inn will be open off and on during the day. Everything will open at 4 for the evening. Opening ceremonies will be at 6 p.m. with the introduction of the Friends of the Community, Golden Apple Citizen and Parade Marshal. Pageants will follow the opening ceremonies, including Miss Sour Apple.
Saturday the day starts early with a 5k registration starting at 7:15 a.m.
Vendors start opening at 8 a.m. and the baby contest registration is at 9 a.m. with the contest at 10 a.m.
10:15 a.m. pet parade registration with the pet parade at 11 a.m.
The grand parade will be at 1 p.m.
Band awards will follow the drum line competition, which will be following the parade.
Garcia Harrison will provide entertainment from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., will be followed by Z and N Magic.
Sunday, the car show registration will be from 7:30 a.m. to noon with the car show beginning at noon.
The community church service begins at 9 a.m.
The gospel music jubilee will begin at 1 p.m. and the drawing for the quilt and other prizes will be at 4 p.m. The Fritter Shack and other vendors will open at 8 a.m. The Apple Dumplin’ Inn will open at 11 and remain open while supplies last.