Over the past few years, organizers of the Festival have been fine-tuning and elevating in stature the “program within the program” that is the Sports Breakfast Student Honors. These prestigious recognitions are presented each year to deserving students from local schools.
Richard Petty, will be serving the 91stCelebration of Springtime in the Valley as its Sports Marshal; and, will be the Featured Speaker/Presenter at the Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast Presented by Grange Insurance!
The Festival is constantly asked the question: Why are the tickets for so many events sold out each spring? One of the Festival’s problems is, as they say, a “good problem to have.” Festival events are popular.
President, Mike Stanfield, is pleased to announce that best-selling author, Jason Wright, the “Apple Man,” will return to The Land of Pink and Green to once more entertain the packed house at the 70th Anniversary Ladies’ Horticultural Luncheon.
It was another exciting evening of performances on Wednesday, April 11for the Semi-Final round of auditions of the annual 2018 Car Credit Nation “Apple Blossom’s Got Talent!” contest.
President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to announce that Miami Dolphins Quarterback, Dan Marino, will serve as the Rubbermaid Commercial Products Grand Marshal for the 2018 “Welcome Home” Festival.
President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to welcome back to Winchester actor, director, producer, writer, husband and father, Sean Astin, who is returning to Bloomtown with his family for the Coronation of his middle daughter, Elizabeth, as Queen Shenandoah XCI.
Festival Organizers announce the retirement of our great Festival Friend, Ken Mease, as emcee of the Sports Breakfast, and much-sought-after Master of Ceremonies, the very smooth-voiced, Mike O’Dell, launches his new Era.
Festival President, Mike Stanfield, announces that “The Million Dollar Man,” Ted DiBiase, will visit the 2018 “Welcome Home” Festival, and attend the Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast.
Multiple World Champion and Olympic Gold Medal-Winning speed skater, Dan Jansen, will be the Festival’s Special Guest at the 2018 Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast.