Lordstown holds annual apple festival

LORDSTOWN – The Lordstown Apple Cider Festival will be held Friday to Sunday at the Lordstown school grounds, Route 45 and Salt Springs Road.

Festival president is Tom Dietz and a committee of local residents hasplanned the event which includes a king and queen pageant, car show, entertainment, bingo, food and a parade.

Festival hours are 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, noon to midnight Saturday, and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Friday activities include the midway opening at 6 p.m. with rides by Lisko Amusement, and the king and queen pageant at the entertainment tent at 8 p.m;

Saturday activities include free blood pressure and eye screenings by doctors of the Ohio Eye Alliance sponsored by Lordstown Lions Club noon to 3 p.m.; car show from noon to 3 p.m.; craft, quilt and culinary arts show from noon to 8 p.m.; Little Prince and Princess contests at entertainment tent at 2 p.m.; bingo 2 to 7 p.m.; Momentum Dance Performance Company featuring Gain and Momentos 5 to 6 p.m.; Blue Lunch Band 7 to 9 p.m.; and fireworks by Zambelli at 10 p.m.

Sunday activities include 5k race at 10 a.m., craft, quilt, flower shows and other exhibits 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; bingo 2 to 7 p.m., parade with grand marshal Glen and Caren Chaney owners of the former Chaney’s IGA; Minute to Win sponsored by Harvest Point Church from 4 to 7 p.m.

Proceeds from the car show will be donated to Angel Tree and disabled veterans