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Hickory apple fest set for Oct. 5-6

August 23, 2013
From staff reports , Weirton Daily Times

HICKORY - The Mount Pleasant Township Volunteer Fire Department will hold the 30th annual Apple Festival Oct. 5-6 at the fire hall grounds located at 106 Main St./state Route 50.

The event includes homemade food and crafts, craft demonstrations, children's activities and live entertainment.

Crafters will demonstrate wood-burning, rug-making, wood-carving, basket-weaving, pottery-throwing, quilting, spinning, broom-making and tole-painting.

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CRAFT WORKS — Crafters will be demonstrating their craft in a variety of disciplines, and a full slate of children’s activities will be available during the 30th annual Mount Pleasant Township Volunteer Fire Department Apple Festival Oct. 5-6 at the fire hall grounds on state Route 50 in Hickory. -- Staff photo

Children's activities include an apple-bobbing contest, apple pie-eating contest, petting zoo, hay rides, face-painting, balloon animals, inflatables and a fire safety house.

A pancake breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day at the firehall dining room, and apples and all kinds of apple-based foods will be available, including apple dumplings, caramel apples, apple pie, warm or chilled apple cider and homemade apple butter. Fresh stone oven-baked bread, fresh-made cornmeal, slow-cooked bean soup, fire-roasted chicken, roast beef, hot sausage, kielbasa, roast pork, hot dogs and hamburgers will be available.

The entertainment schedule is as follows:

Oct. 5

10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Fort Cherry High School Band.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Entertainers on the small stage.

1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., The Stickers on the large stage.

2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Mon Valley Cloggers on the small stage.

3 p.m. to 4 p.m., apple pie-eating contests on the small stage.

4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., The Stickers on the large stage.

Oct. 6

8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Hickory United Evangelical Presbyterian Church services on the large stage.

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mon Valley Pickers on the small stage.

1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., The Holidays on the large stage.

2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Frank Palombi Orchestra on the small stage.

3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m., apple pie-eating contest on the small stage.

4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., The Holidays on the large stage.

The volunteer firefighters travel 88 miles of road to serve 3,422 residents and a number of businesses.

The Hickory Apple Festival is the largest fundraiser for the fire department.

General admission and parking are free, and there is free shuttle service from the off-site parking lots. There will be limited on site handicapped parking.

 
 

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