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Bloomfield Apple Festival

Friday, October 5, 2012

Art Woodward, of Owesnburg, brought apples back to the Bloomfield Apple Festival this year. Here, Woodward is shown grabbing apples and using a hand-cranked grinder to make apple juice. He and his wife, Edith, have a booth set up that also offers apple pies, apple crumb crisp with cream cheese filling, apple turnovers, apple butter and apple jelly. Woodward said it takes about 150 apples to make a gallon and a half of juice.
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The Bloomfield Apple Festival got under way Friday and continues Saturday with the annual parade on Sunday.

The schedule:


Vanessa Yake pins a Right to Life election support button on her young son, Brody Yake.
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6 a.m. ---- Breakfast served at the South Shelterhouse by Bloomfield Lions Club

9 a.m. ---- Opening Prayer

9:15 a.m. ---- Presentation of Colors

Joe Drescher, of Spencer, was busy Friday morning cutting up some of Dottie's Famous Cinnamon Rolls that have been featured at the Bloomfield Apple Festival for the past 27 years. The stand is operated by Max Morin of Linton.
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National Anthem -- Melissa Amato

Register for Car Show (on the square)

Register for the Apple Festival 5K Run/ Walk (at the Library)

The Bloomfield-Junior Senior High School NJROTC color guard presented the colors for the opening of this year's Bloomfield Apple Festival. Members of the color guard include Jocelyn Gadberry, Zamantha Mitchell, Destanie Whayne and Dalton Byers.
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9:30 a.m. ---- Pet Parade -- Sponsored by Mr. Bucks Pet Food

Apple Baking Contest at Oliphant Shelterhouse

10 a.m. ---- Apple Festival 5K Run/Walk starts

The annual Bloomfield Apple Festival kicked off Friday morning with dozens of craft vendors set up in the town park. The festival continues today and concludes Sunday afternoon with a parade. The parade starts at 2 p.m. It will be live streamed by the Greene County Daily World at www.gcdailyworld.com .
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10:30 a.m. ---- Peddle Tractor Pull

Carnival Bracelets available for $15 on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

1 p.m. ---- Kade Puckett -- Fingerstyle Guitar

The Rev. Murray Thompson, pastor of the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church, opened the 2012 Apple Festival Friday morning by leading a prayer that was followed by the singing of the National Anthem by the Bloomfield School choral group, Center Stage. The group also entertained with several patriotic songs.
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2 p.m. ---- Family Life Center Quilt Auction

4:30 p.m. ---- The Perkins Brothers Band -- Rock and Country

7 p.m. ---- The Vallures -- Motown, R&B, and Soul

Musician Jason Burnfield plays an Irish Flute in his vendor stand at the Bloomfield Festival on Friday morning. He's a maker of Irish Flutes, Scottish Smallpipes and Experimental PVC flutes as well as a private instructor.
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2 p.m. ---- Parade

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I really enjoyed having the parade on the web. I had several family members and friends in the parade and I had to work today. So I was glad to be able to watch it but it would have been better if the camera wasn't being blocked by the people on the right. Would have been nice if they were asked to move over a little. Thank you for the live stream.:))

-- Posted by chooselife on Sun, Oct 7, 2012, at 3:10 PM

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