By Clara Glendale | Paid Staff Contributor
The inaugural “Apple Day” is planned for sometime in early October, according to a Bass Lake community steering committee.
“Everyone loves apples,” said committee member Corey Crawford. “That’s why we think this will be a major success. There’s no other reason to believe it will succeed, until we know if and when it succeeds. Want a brochure?”
The festival is tentatively set for Oct. 4.
Freak-snow-date: Oct. 11.
Planned attractions include an apple-bob, apple-pie pie sale, crowning of Queen Bee-Cider Self and the “soon-to-be-famous” applesauce-toss.
Door prize raffle: A pair of paring knives.
Admission is free, with donation of a basket or bag of apples. Buckets-of-apples will be confiscated immediately by Bass Lake Authority Police. Those contributions will be donated to a local fruit-bank, to fund educational activities.
This is the steering committee’s first major project. Its initial minor project was a failed attempt at “Apricot Afternoon” in 2012.
BONUS: Bass Lake University football team takes on Indianapolis-Vonnegut later that day, for those interested. BLU Schedule
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