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Apple Festival in Bangor

BANGOR, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) The town of Bangor is celebrating this years incredible apple crop at its 35th annual Apple Festival.

The Apple Festival runs all day Saturday, October 5th.

It features a variety of family-friendly events, including apple-bobbing, apple-picking and lawnmower races.

For more information, visit the Bangor Apple Festival website by clicking here: www.bangorapplefestival.com or by visiting their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BangorHarvestFestival?ref=br_tf .  You can also email them here: bangorapplefestival@gmail.com.

A full schedule of events is listed below.

Friday, October 4th:

Bangor High School Homecoming Parade, 5 PM, Downtown

Bangor High School Homecoming Game, 7 PM, High School

Bangor American Legion Post #160 Fish Fry, 5-8 PM, American Legion Post on Center St.  Proceeds to childrens Christmas party.

Saturday, October 5th:

Vendor Setup, 6-8 AM, Registration by Charles Park (caboose) $25 for 10 x 10 space, non-profits are free

Antique Car Setup & Registration, 6-9 AM, Downtown at former Ely Hardware; East & West ends of Monroe St., Railroad Street, $10  entry fee

Pancake Breakfast, 8 11 AM, First Congregational Church, 125 Charles Street

Apple Breakfast Buffet, 8 AM 1 PM, Bangor Tavern

5K Run, 9:30 AM, Railroad Station.  Fun Run, 9:45 AM, Railroad Station.  Facilitated by Simpson United Methodist Church, proceeds to We Care in the Name of Christ.  $20 entry fee.

Bangor Historical Society Museum, open 9 AM 12 Noon, former Ely Hardware building. 

23rd Annual Antique & Classic Car Show, 9 AM to 2 PM, Monroe Street, East and West ends.  Sponsored by Bangor Lions Club & McFadden Friendly Motors.  Announce Car Show winners, trophies 2:30 3PM, Stage area.
Trophies in 11 categories:
Custom Modified Car
Custom Modified Truck
Stock Hardtop
Stock Convertible
Street Rod
Stock Car
Pro Street
Original Unrestored
Low Rider
Sport Car
Stock Truck

Bangor Lions Club 50 / 50 Raffle, 9 AM to 3 PM, Downtown.  Winners announced 3 PM, Stage area.

Silent Auction, 9 AM to 3 PM, view auction items at Curves for Women.  Live Auction / Winners announced 3:15 PM, Stage area.  Proceeds to help defray Apple Festival costs.  Bid on beautiful merchandise & the chance to throw a pie at city officials!

Vendors, 9AM to 6PM, Downtown; Monroe St., some in Charles Park, Food vendors on Railroad St.
Bangor Lions Club Pie Sale, 9 AM to 6 PM, Downtown. Apple, Blueberry, Cherry and Peach pies for sale.
Already frozen, bake them fresh when you want to eat them.  Prices: Apple, Blueberry, and Cherry $8.00 Peach $10.00
Bangor Friends of the Library Book Sale, 9 AM to 2 PM, Bangor Public Library on Division Street
Bangor Farmers Market, 9AM to 6 PM, Charles Park (caboose)  Many different vendors of fresh produce, apples, cider and more.

Fire Department Food Concession, 9AM to 6 PM, Monroe St. near Dales Hair Care.  Sponsored by Bangor Community Fire Department

Miss Bangor and Bangor Court of Honor, 9 AM to 5 PM, assisting with various activities

Childrens Activities, 9 AM to 6 PM, Charles Park (caboose) & Monroe St. by Roma Pizza.
                Pickle Toss, pickles donated by Freestone Pickle Company
Apple Crafts, Bangor Transition, apples donated by Apple Ridge Farm
                Fire Safety Bounce House, Bangor Community Fire Department
                Arts & Crafts, Farmers Market
                Pony Rides, Willow Tree Equestrian Center, 9 AM to 12 Noon
                Bounce House, Landers Do-It-Best Hardware
                Bobbing for Apples 3 6 PM
                Rotten Apple Target 3 6 PM

Skateboard Demonstration, 9 AM to 6 PM, South Haven Skate Church, location TBD
Crafts Fair, 10 AM to 4 PM, Sanctuary of the Simpson United Methodist Church, 507 Joy St., facilitated by the Methodist Womens Group.  Sloppy Joe dinner and Pie Sale in the church kitchen.
Alley Cat Dance Studio Performance, 12 Noon, near 5/3 Bank

Renaissance Demonstration, 1 to 6PM, Knight Winds Renaissance Group, Charles Park

Bell Book and Canto womens folk and Renaissance choir, Charles Park, 2-4PM

Bands Live Music!  11 AM to 10 PM, Stage Area, Railroad Street, Sponsored by the Bangor Tavern
11:00am 12:30pm     24th Avenue Band
1:00pm 3:00pm     Jared Knox
3:30 pm 4:30 Elevation
5:00pm 7:30pm David Mollinari & Creolization
8:00pm 10:00pm  Black River Band Street Dance!

Announce Car Show winners, trophies 2:00 3 PM, Stage area

Announce 50 / 50 Raffle winners, 3 PM, Stage area

Announce Silent Auction winners and bid-off, 3:15 PM, Stage Area

John Dudley Magic Show, near 5/3rd Bank, 3 - 3:45 PM.  Mr. Dudley will also roam the streets doing magic.

WCSY Cosy Superhits 107.3 Broadcasting live, near stage area

Grasscar Lawnmower Racing, 3:30 PM, $10 Registration fee at Landers Hardware, all registrants receive a T-Shirt.  Held on Monroe St. near Citgo.
First Place gold blade & $75 gift card
Second Place silver blade & $50 gift card
Third Place bronze blade & $25 gift card
All winners receive a free set of blades.  Sponsored by Landers Do-It-Best Hardware

Zumba, 4:30 5 PM, Monroe St. in front of Curves, sponsored by Curves for Women

Lighted Motorcycle Parade, 9-ish, down Monroe St.

Beer & Wine Tent, 3 10 PM, Kal-Van Realty parking lot.  Popular beers, locally brewed beers, hard apple cider, St. Julian Winery red and white wines.  Tickets $1.00 each.  Must be at least 21 years of age to enter.

Schedule subject to change without notice.