Mayor Elizabeth Minor was pinned Tuesday with the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom pin, depicting the theme, “Get Your Bloom On!” She is serving her third term as mayor of the city of Winchester and was first elected in 2004. She served previously as a Republican city councilor, taking office in 1980. Presenting the pin was […]
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Area residents, pink-and-green-souled Members of the Bloom Nation, have always been tremendously proud of the fact that the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival’s® reputation seems to extend out well beyond the northern Shenandoah Valley, well beyond the borders of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in fact, beyond the entire Mid-Atlantic Region. But, just how far afield does that reputation extend?
The Official Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® Souvenir Store and Ticket Outlet opens at tomorrow, Monday, March 30, at 10 a.m. The store is located at 302 North Cameron St. in Winchester, the same location as last year.
Festival President, Jim Douglas, is pleased to announce that Linda Davis will be serving as the Keynote Speaker at the Festival Prayer Brunch presented by Knouse Foods. On the previous Wednesday evening, Linda will be a Guest Judge at the Finals of “Apple Blossom’s Got Talent.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Jim Douglas, is pleased to announce that Human Resources “Guru,” Anthony McBride, will serve as the Keynote Speaker at the 2015 Valley Health Business-at-the-Bloom Luncheon.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Jim Douglas, is pleased to announce that Natasha Bure, 16-year-old daughter of Russian-born NHL hockey star, Valeri Bure, and well-known Hollywood actress, Candace Cameron Bure, well reign over the Land of Pink and Green in 2015 as Queen Shenandoah LXXXVIII.
The Festival established its signature web site, thebloom.com, many years ago; has become Facebook, Twitter and YouTube friendly in recent years; and, has added a very active system of e-news blasts for its network of email subscribers. Now, in the Age of the Smartphone, it logically followed that it was time for an Official Festival App!
The Festival was thrilled to announce last month that the rapidly-rising Swon Brothers, Zach and Colton, have been contracted to headline the return of this iconic Festival event. Now, in further news, the Festival has been able to add the “Pride of the Panhandle”.
Twenty-seven acts competed Wednesday March 11 in the third and final round of auditions for the 2015 Second Annual Car Credit Nation, Apple Blossom’s Got Talent Show at the Bright Box Theatre.