Friday, September 15

4:00 pm: Interview Tea for Queen Contestants at the Historic Skinner House

5:00 pm: Vendors open for business

  • Hourly Ticket Table Open- Lucy Gordon, Chairman
  • Apple Stand opens for business

6:00 pm: Invocation, Rev Rob Roper, Griggsville United Methodist Church

6:05 pm: Presentation of the American Flag by the Golden Eagle Honor Guard.

  • Flag raising by the Griggsville American Legion Post 213.
  • National Anthem played by Hunter McConnell

6:10 pm: Hourly Drawing

6:15 pm: Introduction of the Queen Contestants

6:20 pm: Ladema Sappinton Memorial Scholarship Award Presentation

6:25 pm: Friends of the Festival Presentation – Linda Turnbaugh

6:35 pm: Johnny Appleseed & Apple Blossom Contest – Angie Vinyard & Becky Turnage, Chairmen

6:50 pm: Queen Contestants Dance on stage.

7:00 pm: Hourly Drawing

7:10 pm: Entertainment by: Alana Brown

8:30 pm: Hourly Drawing

8:45 pm: Formal Competition and Crowning of 2023 Queen – Trena Martin, Chairman

10:00 pm: Hourly Drawing

Saturday, September 16

Craft and Flea Market All Day Saturday- Kylee Hasten & McKinsey Webel, Chairmen

8:00 am: Car and Antique Tractor Show Registration, Josh & Melissa Kelley, Chairmen

9:00 am: Decorated Cakes, Theme Baskets and Cookie Baskets registration at Country Companies office, Alicia Tate and Stephanie Dehart, Chairmen

9:00 am: Apple Pie Contest Registration at The Apple Stand next to the library, Ashlyn Martin, Chairman

9:30 am – 9:45 am: Registration of Kiddie Parade at stage

9:45 am -10:00 am: Judging of Kiddie Parade Entries

10:00 am: Kiddie Parade Begins – Carla SIdwell & Alicia Shelton, Chairmen

10:30 am: Baby Contest – Bethany Dunham, Chairman

11:00 am: Children’s Games on Library Lawn, Jessica Jones, Chairman

12:00 pm: Judging of Apple Pie entries begins

1:30 pm: Antique Tractor Parade, Ashley Scranton, GP FFA Advisor

2:00 pm: MAGNIFICENT MILE PARADE – Route 107 through the town square – Jill Nicholson, Chairman

*Directly after the parade the Boy Scouts will hold their Scoutbox Derby down the boulevard on the Northwest corner of the square

4:30 pm: Presentation of parade trophies at the stage

5:00 pm: Hourly Ticket Table Opens

6:00 pm: Hourly Drawing

6:00 pm: Quincy Ax Throwing will open

6:10 pm: Mini Cheer Camp performance led by the GP High School Cheerleaders, led by Brandi Bennett

6:20 pm: GPMS Cheerleaders Perform, led by Lexi Manson & Audrie Weir

6:30 pm: Introduction of the new 2023 GAF Royalty and new 2023 Perry Pioneer Day Royalty

6:35 pm: Cake, Cookie Basket, and Theme Basket Auction begins

7:45 pm: Hourly Drawing

8:00 pm: Quincy Ax Throwing Concludes

8:00 pm: Entertainment by Whiskey Revolution- band will begin directly after the auction concludes

10:00 pm: Last Hourly Drawings and Grand Drawings

Sunday, September 18

11:00 am: Community Church Services at the United Methodist Church