Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Barry Carper, is able to announce that internationally renowned superstar, Elle Macpherson, will serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2019 Festival, through the generous support of Rubbermaid Commercial Products.
Cam Jackson is the son of LeAnthony and Danielle Jackson; and, he graduated from Handley High School in 2014. At the pinnacle of his Handley basketball career, he was named a Team Captain, a District Player of the Year, and a Regional Player of the Year.
Festival President, Barry Carper, announces that Virginia Isabella Barker, granddaughter of Virginia “Gigi” Graham; and, great-granddaughter of the Reverend Billy Graham, has been named as Queen Shenandoah XCII-Designate, the 92nd Queen of the Apple Blossoms.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Barry Carper, accepts a $100,000 donation check from the James R. Wilkins Charitable Trust, presented by Jimmy and Richie Wilkins, as other Festival Officials look on.
One of Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Barry Carper’s, stated goals this year was to build up the Grand Feature Parade, and return it to its almost mythical status.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Barry Carper, is extremely pleased to announce that mega-talented movie actress, television icon, and radio host, Marilu Henner, will visit Bloomtown to serve as the Firefighters’ Marshal for the 2019 Firefighters’ Parade.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Barry Carper, announces that 21-time winner, 254-time Top Ten Finisher, Virginia-born-and-bred NASCAR star, Jeff “The Mayor” Burton, will appear at the 2019 Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast, presented by Grange Insurance, on Saturday, May 4th.
It was an exciting evening of performances on Wednesday, April 10, for the semi-finals of the annual 2019 Car Credit Nation “Apple Blossom’s Got Talent!” contest. The Bright Box Theater hosted 23 acts, and 12 finalists were chosen.
President, Barry Carper, is pleased to announce that a remarkable American: dedicated public servant, world-traveler, and true patriot, Command Sergeant Major, Randolph Delapena, will serve the 2019 Festival as the Court Ambassador to the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCII.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Barry Carper, is very pleased to have the opportunity to introduce to the Bloom Nation, not one, not two, not three, but four beautiful, intelligent, talented young ladies, who will be present during the 2019 Festival, filling many roles, and ably representing the Festival to the world!