10/11/2021 2:11:00 PM No Festival This Year, But Plenty Happening
2021 Apple Queen Ashley Fisher with Chris Brady, winner of the annual t-shirt design contest showing off this year's Apple Festival t-shirts.
photo courtesy of Carole Howell, Apple Festival Director
Wayne Howard Reporter
The Lincoln County Apple Festival has been canceled, but several businesses and non-profits are holding their own 'events' this week and Saturday (Oct. 16th), among them activities at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main Street.
From 9 AM until 3 PM, Rick Moss, Moss Pottery, Debra Hood, Hoodie Potter and a few other artisans will be selling items on the front lawn. Throughout the day, there'll be entertainment from local dance studios, guitar students and local singers, also on the front lawn.
The Arts Council of Lincoln County invites you to see the entries in the annual Paul Rhyne Art Competition on display in the galleries.
The Lincoln Theatre Guild will be selling Halloween costumes as well as items you can purchase to build your own costume.
The Lincoln County Library will be holding their annual book sale at the Cultural Center beginning Wednesday (Oct. 13th) 9 - 5 daily through Friday and 9 - 3 on Saturday.
The Lincoln County Apple Festival board will be selling the new Apple Festival t-shirts, which feature view of downtown on a slate blue background. The t-shirts are also on sale at the Chamber of Commerce office and at United Bank on East Main St. rices range from $10 to $12 depending on size. They're priced at $10 - $12 depending on size. On Saturday at the Cultural Center, they'll be selling both short sleeve and long sleeve t-shirts ($15) at the Cultural Center.
Among other downtown activities, Bricktree Brewing on E. Water Street will be holding its 2nd annual Cider Day with live music, local vendors, and food.
JJ Lange's Beatz & Eatz will doing a pig-pickin' and guitarist John Emil entertain from 2:30-5:30PM, followed by Evenflow from 7-10. The Pleasant Grove United Methodist Women will be selling fresh apple pies and apple fritters.
The Cider Day also involves apples being culled, crushed, and pressed for taking home to make your own cider--but you had to pre-order for that.
New Vison Ministries at 661 Clark Creek Road will have a festival to support its prison ministry on Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM. They'll be selling hotdogs, drinks and candy apples, and vendors will be selling a variety of items including jewelry, clothing, wreaths, candles, tie dye items, woodwork, candied nuts, homemade fudge and other treats.
Revival Tabernacle at 992 Startown Rd. will also have a Fall Craft Event Saturday 8 - 2.