The Top 10 candidates for the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival royalty were announced Wednesday at the Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee. Two princesses and a queen will be chosen from the group at the 2013 Royalty Selection Pageant on Feb. 9 at the Wenatchee High School Auditorium.
WENATCHEE — Parade entries may not have strictly followed this year’s theme of “Walking on Sunshine.” But they did just about everything else under the sun. Floats glided, bands marched, motorcycles weaved, gymnasts tumbled and horses clip-clopped as the Stemilt Growers Grand Parade rolled through downtown Saturday to highlight the 93rd annual Washington State Apple Blossom Festival.
WENATCHEE — It was 6 a.m. on parade day, a chilly 43 degrees with clear blue skies and a 100 percent chance of doughnuts. In fact, one of the first tasks Saturday for Greg Oakes, who wrapped up 23 years as hospitality coordinator for the Stemilt Growers Grand Parade at the 93rd annual Washington State Apple Blossom Festival, was to welcome the volunteer crew from Albertson’s — the people with the yummies.
Spirit of Wenatchee crew members put one of the wings on the Miss Veedol as the aircraft is reassembled after its trip to Japan last year. The aircraft arrived back in Wenatchee last September, but because it was the end of the flying season, the crew decided to wait till spring to reassemble it. According to spokesman Jake Lodato, it takes about two days to put the plane together and they plan to have it ready for Apple Blossom Festival appearances. Cadets from the Pangborn Composite Squadron of Civil Air ...
WENATCHEE — Mandatory meetings for prospective 2012 Apple Blossom Festival royalty candidates will be Dec. 1 at noon, 4 and 6 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. High school senior girls interested in being in the royalty court must attend one of the meetings.
WENATCHEE — Tickets are on sale for the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival’s fundraiser auction on Oct. 9. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Wenatchee Center and includes a buffet dinner, no-host bar and live and silent auctions.
WENATCHEE — The bandshell entertainment continues through this weekend for the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. Get your fill of country, blues, rock and folk at the Memorial Park stage, amid the odors of the food fair, all for free.
WENATCHEE — Mandatory meetings for prospective 2010 Apple Blossom Festival royalty candidates will be Dec. 2 at noon, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St.