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: Jeanne Mozier.
  • ALL DAY 
  • Ride The Trolley! Free trolley ride during Festival Hours from U.S. Silica north of town to the Ice House andback again. Sponsored by First Energy Foundation. Accessible van transportation available from U.S. Silica to Berkeley Springs State Park courtesy of Reed’s Pharmacy.
    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
  • Environmental Row—fun and educational nature info on East Independence Street. Sponsored by Mountain View Solar.
  • Ice House—home of the Morgan Arts Council Independence & Mercer.
    Special gallery show: “Into the Woods” 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 City National Bank.
  • 1:30-2pm—Bellysima Bellydancers.  At the courthouse. Sponsored by Comcast.
  • 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 Atasia Spa and River Bend Family Medicine.
  • 2:50 pmBeard And Mustache Contest–at the bandstand.  Beards have been judged annually since 1974.  Sponsored by 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:
Triple B Arena — Haunted Hayrides –6:30-11pm
Star Theatre — 8pm
The Country Inn–Saturday–4-6pm–Straight BS

Sunday, October 8, 2017
sponsored by WV Lottery, Berkeley Club Beverages, Blue Flame, and Panhandle Home Health.

We encourage you to worship at one of our many churches
 

  • NoonFESTIVAL BEGINS
    Voice of the Apple Butter Festival from the Bandstand: Jeanne Mozier.
  • ALL DAY 
  • Ride the trolley! Free trolley ride during Festival Hours from U.S. Silica north of town to the Ice House andback again. Sponsored by First Energy Foundation. Accessible van transportation available from U.S. Silica to Berkeley Springs State Park courtesy of Reed’s Pharmacy.
    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
  • Environmental Row—fun and educational nature info on East Independence Street. Sponsored by Mountain View Solar.
  • Ice House—home of the Morgan Arts Council Independence & Mercer.
    Two special art exhibits in gallery: “Freedom of Expression” and “The Image Within”
  • 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
    “Gemstones” 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