All roads lead to Barry, IL this weekend as the annual Apple Festival is underway. There is literally something for everyone, so come on over. I'll probably see you there.

Here's the weekend schedule:


FRIDAY, October 5, 2012

11 AM- 2PM                     Apple Dumplin Inn Opens for Lunch
4 PM                                 Craft Show and Vendors Open
Apple Dumplin Inn Opens for Dinner
Apple Fritter Booth Opens
6 PM                                   Opening Ceremonies
•Performance by Western School Marching Band
Friends of the Community
Golden Apple Citizen
Parade Marshall
7:00 PM                                             •PAGEANTS
Master Apple Jack and Miss Apple Blossom
Jr. Miss
Sour Apple
8PM                                       Apple Dumplin Inn Closes
10 PM                                    Apple Fritter Booth Closes


7:30 AM                   5k Run/Walk Registration
8 AM                         5k Run/Walk Begins
(Sponsored by the Western High School Cheerleaders)

Park Vendors Open

Apple Fritter Booth Opens
8:15 AM                     Pet Show Registration
(On Bainbridge Street, in front of Barry Thrift Shop)
8:30 AM                      Pet Show
8:30 AM                       Baby Contest Registration
(Online registration begins September 1, 2012,  see online form under the tab more)
9:15 AM                       Baby Contest
(Contestants report to the Firehouse for judging. Winners will be announced on the stage)
10 AM                           Craft Vendors Open
9 AM-1 PM                  Apple Dumplin Inn Open
11 AM                            Kiddie Parade
(Line up are the Library at 10:45 AM)
1 PM                              Grand Parade
(Reviewing stand will be at the intersection of Bainbridge and Main Streets)
(Parade Awards on the stage following the parade)
3 PM                             Apple Dumplin Inn Opens for Dinner
4-5 PM                         Battle of the Drumlines/Local Entertainment
on stage
5 PM                             Apple Fritter Booth Closes
6:30 PM                       BINGO
(Shelter House- Sponsored by Barry American Legion)
8 PM                            Apple Dumplin Inn Closes
6:30-9:30PM               Dueling Pianos- Spanky Entertainment

Sunday, October 7, 2012

7-10:30 AM                Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
(Sponsored by the Cub Scouts)
At the Barry American Legion Hall
7:30- 12 PM                Car Show Registration on the corner of Bainbridge and Main Street
8 AM                           Park Vendors Open
Apple Fritter Booth Opens
9:00 AM                     Community Church Service
10 AM                         Craft Vendors Open
11 AM                         Apple Dumplin Inn Opens
11 AM                         Chicken Dinner at the Firehouse
(Sponsored by Western Music Boosters)
12 PM                          Car Show
12 PM                          Karmon's Dance Academy
1 PM                            Cow Chip Bingo at Barry Community Care Center

1 PM                            Jesus Fest
2 PM                            Kiddie Tractor Pull
(Next to the First National Bank of Barry)
4 PM                            Quilt Drawing and other prizes

Apple Fritter Booth Closes


BODEN AMUSEMENTS- carnival games, food, and Rides for young children to adults!

LARGE VARIETY OF CRAFTS and FLEA MARKET- Primitives, Candles, Jewelry, Purses, Antiques and Collectibles, Childrens clothing and hair accessories, and much more!

HISTORIC CRAFTS- hand made rugs, candles, kettle corn, and more!

APPLE DUMPLIN INN come try some of our famous APPLE DUMPLINS!! Full Dinner Menu Available!

THE FRITTER SHACK  come try some of our famous APPLE FRITTERS!  Featuring NEW flavors this year!


QUILT BOOTH- dont miss your chance on this beautiful hand made quilt! Tickets available all weekend in the quilt booth, winner will be announced at 4pm on Sunday of the Festival!