The local precursor to the statewide Miss Virginia Pageant is the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival’s® Miss Apple Blossom Pageant; and, last month, our local pageant and its current titleholders were thrilled to receive numerous awards at the Miss Virginia extravaganza.
Awards and results from 2016 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® events.
Due to inclement weather, Car Show is CANCELLED, info on Fun Day and Adventure show.
Marco Mendoza won first place, and the grand prize $5,000, at the 2016 Car Credit Nation Apple Blossom’s Got Talent! presented by PMSI (Pest Management Services Inc.) Wednesday April 27 at the Bright Box Theater in Winchester.
A variety of frequently asked questions regarding the 2016 Anthony’s Pizza Weekend in the Park 2-day events.
Reese Burdette’s biography starts with a quote from William Shakespeare: “And though she be but little, she is fierce.” The quote is perfectly chosen. On May 26th, 2014, Reese was badly injured in a house fire while visiting her grandparents in Clear Brook, VA.
It is a distinct pleasure for Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Jim Douglas, to announce that Jeff “Hollywood” Hammond will serve the 2016 Festival as Firefighters’ Marshal.
These prestigious recognitions are presented each year to deserving students from local high schools, private schools and Shenandoah University; students who not only achieve success on the playing field and in the classroom; but, also exhibit obvious qualities of leadership. This year’s nominees are…
For all the tens of thousands of Bloom fans who come down into Old Town during that magical 48 hours each year: the Washington Area Chevy Dealers Old Town Midway is not just Piccadilly Street anymore! There is so much more “Behind the Banks!” Come down and see what we mean!
With great pleasure that Festival President, Jim Douglas, announces that highly successful Virginia Tech Wrestling Coach, Kevin Dresser, the 2016 NCWA Coach-of-the-Year, will join the increasingly powerful lineup at the 2016 Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast, presented by Grange Insurance.
As much as it is about anything, the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® is about tradition; and, Ken Mease’s smooth, wry delivery, expertly steering the Festival Sports Breakfast through its crowded agenda, is a tradition that has become both an expectation and a comfort for Festival goers.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® is always one of the featured destinations on the busy calendar of each year’s Miss Virginia; and, Festival Organizers are very pleased to once again play host to another lovely and accomplished young lady, Savannah Lane.
As the 2004 Prayer Brunch Speaker, Kirk Cameron knows what his daughter, Ahna, will find when she visits us. He accepts the charm of the area and of the Festival as a given; and, he is doing everything in his power to be here with her to share in her experience.
Festival President, Jim Douglas, announces that Kirk and Chelsea Cameron’s daughter, Ahna, will fly to the Land of Pink and Green this April to rule as Queen Shenandoah LXXXIX.
Festival President, Jim Douglas, is very pleased to announce the name of local novelist, Dr. Pam Webber, as our Featured Speaker for the 2016 Ladies’ Luncheon.
Twenty-nine contestants competed in the semi-finals of the annual Car Credit Nation Apple Blossom’s Got Talent! Presented by PMSI, the contest was held Wednesday April 6 at the Bright Box Theater in Winchester. Thirteen winners were named to compete in the finals.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Jim Douglas, is pleased to add the name of NBA veteran, Larry Robinson, to the growing roster of sports stars featured at the 2016 Sports Breakfast.
Sports Breakfast Fans: There has been intense ticket pressure for this Festival event since the announcement of Cal Ripken, Jr., as Sports Marshal. There were only 700 tickets for this event to start with; and, tickets have been on sale since November 11th, 2015.
It is with great pride that Festival President, Jim Douglas, announces that Gigi Graham, daughter of the famous preacher, Billy Graham, will serve as the Featured Speaker at the 2016 Prayer Brunch, presented by Knouse Foods.
In a first-time move, in keeping with our continuing effort to make more levels of on-line ticketing available to the Bloom Nation, we are going to release limited quantities of tickets to the Semi-Finals for on-line purchase.
Arthur L. “Buddy” Dunlap, Jr., receives ceremonial official first pinning by Festival President, Jim Douglas, this morning at the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® headquarters.