Apple Butter Schedule

Festival schedule sponsored by Berkeley Springs Cottage Rentals 

Saturday, October 7, 2017
sponsored by WV Lottery

  • 9 amParade Sponsored by CNB Bank, Inc
    This year’s theme “Morgan County Pride”.

Click Here for Parade Application

  • 10:30 amFESTIVAL BEGINS
    Voice of the Apple Butter Festival from the Bandstand: Jenna Hansroth
  • ALL DAY 
  • Ride The Trolley! Free trolley ride during Festival Hours from U.S. Silica north of town to the Ice House and back again. Sponsored by Potomac Edison. Accessible van transportation available from U.S. Silica to Berkeley Springs State Park courtesy of Panhandle Home Health.
    Parking by Boy Scout Troup 12.
  • Apple Butter Making in the square. You can stir!
  • Museum of the Berkeley Springs in the park. Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 11am-4pm
  • Ice House—home of the Morgan Arts Council Independence & Mercer.
    Special gallery show: “Warm and Wonderful” 11am-5pm
  • 11:00 amTurtle Race—conducted by the Boys and Girls Club, assemble at Courthouse.  Sponsored by B&E Services.
  • 11:00 amAnnounce Parade Winnersat the bandstand recognize Hall of Fame sponsored by Berkeley Springs Plant-U.S. Silica Company.
  • 11:30 am12:15 pm & 12:45-1:30 pm– Michael Lipton and The Carpenter Ants in concert at the bandstand.  WV’s premier rhythm and blues group. Sponsored by River Bend Family Medicine and Kesecker Realty.
  • 1:30-2pm—Bellysima Bellydancers.  At the courthouse.
  • 1:45 pmAnnounce Winners at the bandstand.  Bake Contests, conducted by the Morgan County CEOs and the turtle race.   Click Here for Baking Application
  • 2:00-2:45 pm & 3:15-4:00pmBilly Thompson– in concert at the bandstand. Blues, funk and jazz. Sponsored by City National Bank.
  • 2:50 pmBeard And Mustache Contest–at the bandstand.  Beards have been judged annually since 1974.  Sponsored by Valley Health/War Memorial Hospital.
  • 4:30pm—Rubber Duck Race at the springs channel.  Conducted by and benefits Boys & Girls Club.
  • 5:00 pmFESTIVAL CLOSES

After hours fun:
Star Theatre — 8pm–“All Saints”
The Country Inn–Friday and Saturday–Live Music in the Evenings
Triple B Arena — Saturday–Haunted Hayrides –6:30-11pm

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017
sponsored by Travel Berkeley Springs.

We encourage you to worship at one of our many churches
 

  • NoonFESTIVAL BEGINS
    Voice of the Apple Butter Festival from the Bandstand: Jenna Hansroth.
  • ALL DAY 
  • Ride the trolley! Free trolley ride during Festival Hours from U.S. Silica north of town to the Ice House and back again. Sponsored by First Energy Foundation. Accessible van transportation available from U.S. Silica to Berkeley Springs State Park courtesy of Panhandle Home Health.
    Parking by Boy Scout Troup 12.
  • Apple Butter Making in the square. You can stir!
  • Museum of the Berkeley Springs in the park. Sun 11am-4pm
  • Ice House—home of the Morgan Arts Council Independence & Mercer.  Special gallery show “Warm & Wonderful”
  • 1:00-2:00 pm- 2:45-4:00 pmMarv Ashby and High Octane– in concert at the bandstand.  Roots driven, no-holds barred progressive and traditional bluegrass. Sponsored by Gat Creek
  • 1:15 pmEgg Toss
    Bring a partner & assemble at the bandstand. Eggs have been thrown since 1978.  Conducted and sponsored by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home.
  • 2:15 pmHog Calling Contest
    Contestants assemble at the bandstand. Junior and senior divisions. Beginners welcome.  Conducted since 1999. Event sponsored by Luke Christie/State Farm.
  • 4:15 pmApple Butter Quilt Drawing
    “Autumn in the Woodlands” stitched by Mary Roach. Tickets available at the Chamber of Commerce booth in the Park. Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Premier Homes.
  • 5:00 pmFESTIVAL CLOSES

 

45th annual APPLE BUTTER FESTIVAL
Saturday & Sunday, October 6 & 7,  2018

For more information about Apple Butter Festival, contact:

Chamber of Commerce
127 Fairfax St.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
304-258-3738
chamber@berkeleysprings.com