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November 2013 — Nappanee Apple Festival wins 1st place of “Best of Indiana” for festival food. [Visit Indiana]

Not just any old festival food could make the cut for this “Best Of” category. Mark your calendars for next year so you don’t miss out on these tasty treats. Continue Reading

September 11, 2013 — Nappanee Apple Festival shows it's Big Apple (pie) [The Elkhart Truth]

Preparations are underway for tens of thousands of visitors and even more apples in Nappanee, which can only mean the next Nappanee Apple Festival is almost here. If you plan on attending the festival, get ready to check out the traditional 7-foot diameter, 600-pound baked apple pie, along with activities such as apple peeling, apple baking and apple pie eating and lots of great apple treats. Continue Reading

September 1, 2013 — Nappanee Apple Fest [Road Trips for Foodies]

The Apple Fest in Nappanee, Indiana, is set for September 19 through 22, 2013, downtown. The festival — the 38th annual edition – features two stages of free entertainment, craft, commercial and food vendors, carnival rides, a scholarship pageant, road run, tractor pull, apple peeling and pie eating contests. Continue Reading

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August 12, 2013 — Tractor & Truck Pull Kicks off Festival September 14

The 2013 Nappanee Apple Festival fun begins Saturday, September 14 with the 5th Annual Tractor & Truck Pull at the Callander Sports Complex! Viewers will enjoy nine classes of pulls including modified tractors. Gates open at 12:30 and the pull gets underway at 2:00. Continue Reading

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August 12, 2013 — Nappanee Apple Festival Grand Marshalls 2013

2013 Grand Marshalls Retirement isn’t in Dean & Sally Guard’s vocabulary even though Dean has put in 58 years of retail sales in the same block of South Main Street, Nappanee. He is currently in his 21st year as owner/operator of Antiques on the Square. Up until Sally retired from DePuy (Warsaw, IN) in 2000 she worked weekends at the store; Continue Reading

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August 2, 2013 — 38th Annual Nappanee Apple Festival in Review [Travel & Leisure News]

Feel the power, hear the roar, see the smoke, and watch the action when the 38th Apple Festival opens with a tractor/truck pull Saturday, September 14, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at the Callander Complex. Nine classes of pulls will be featured in this 5th annual event, a prelude to the Nappanee Apple Festival weekend opening Thursday, Sept. 19th, 5:00 p.m. and wrapping up at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22nd. Continue Reading

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