2015 Apple Day is Saturday, September 19
9AM - 10PM
Do you have the Award-Winning recipe for 2014?
We welcome Marjorie Johnson from Blue Ribbon Baking back to Apple Day to judge the Baking Contest! Along with Marjorie, our 2014 Person of the Year, Martie McGlasson and Local Rotary Past-President Chip Cheney will be judging.
2014 Baking Contest Winners
Thank you to all who participated! A special thanks to Nathalie Wilson, for her coordination, ICA Foodshelf for helping, and Brightwater Clothing and Gear and Zydeco Designs for sponsoring!
1) Home Baked All-American Apple Pie:
First place: Barb Swanson
Second place: Betsy Johnson
2) Commercial All-American Apple Pie:
First place: Ryan Severhus - Minnetonka Country Club
Second place: Sara Miller - 318 Cafe
3) Home Baked Creative Apple Pie:
First place: Sarah Punch
Second place: Nancy Spannus
4) Home Baked Apple Dessert:
First place: Andrew Punch
Second place: Diane Hanson
5) Commercial Apple Dessert
First place: Trent Clasen - Jake O'Connors
Second place: (no second place award)
6) Youth Apple Pie & Dessert
First place: Zoey Busch
Second place: Linden Rude
2014 Apple Day Pie Eating Contest Winners
Thank you to all who participated in this fun contest! A special thanks to Nick Ruehl, Nathalie Wilson and Kowalski's Markets for sponsoring!
Adult winner: George Yankoupe - Wayzata
Youth winner - Kendall Rude - Excelsior
2014 Apple Day Schedule - Saturday, September 20
Excelsior Real Estate's Happy Apple Kids Corner at Gary's First Class Car Care
9 - 3 - New Horizons Academy Face Painting
9 - 12 - Mrs. M's turtle races and apple stories
9 - 3 - Maxx Tramps Launch pads
9 - 3 - Big Thrill Factory's Prize wheel
9 - 3 - Sanctuary Salonspa Hairweaves and Color
Jake O'Connor's Public House Beer and Wine Tent Opens at 1PM
Kowalski's Markets Apple Day Stage Lineup
A Historical Walking Tour - A Visit to the Past
By Darel Leipold
11AM - Meet in front of the History Museum, 305 Water Street - will last approximately 40 minutes.
Apple Pie and Dessert Contest - sponsored by Brightwater Clothing and Gear, and Zydeco Design
10 - 11 - Pie and Dessert Drop off at the Chamber Welcome Center - 37 Water Street
12:00 - First and Second Place Prizes awarded
Click here to enter
Apple Pie Eating Contest - sponsored by Kowalski's Markets
12:30 - Kowalski's Markets Apple Day Stage at 2nd and Water Street intersection
Click here to enter
2014 Apple Day Food Vendors
The Excelsior Crab!
Did you know? This beautiful, hardy variety of the crab apple, known as the Excelsior Crab, was originated with Peter M. Gideon of Excelsior! It was a seedling of the famous Wealthy apple.
2013 Apple Day in Pictures - enjoy reliving our beloved celebration
Special thanks goes to local photographer and Chamber member, Marnie Swenson at MJ Fotography for documenting our 2013 Apple Day — it was a bushel of fun!
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Saturday, September 19, 2015