The biggest annual festival in this part of the Oil Region, which according to some estimates brings some 100,000 visitors to the area, moves into full bloom on Friday (Oct. 4).
Franklin’s Applefest runs through Sunday.
Here’s a look at just some of the activities on the first full day of Applefest – Friday:
The ever-popular Apple Pancake Breakfast opens at 5:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church at 11th and Liberty Streets, and will run until noon or so, depending on the public’s demand.
Arts-and-crafts sales, food booths and entertainment events will begin at 10:00 AM in and around the city’s parks.
Walking tours of the “Victorian City,” and tours of DeBence Antique Music World and to see the Tiffany windows at St. John’s Episcopal Church will be conducted throughout the day. A harvest lunch will be served at St. John’s from 11:00 AM until 2:30 PM.
A Senior Funfest will be held in South Park (Bandstand Park) from 1:30 PM until 4:00 PM.
Nighttime entertainment features will include the Franklin Civic Operetta Association’s production of “Oklahoma!” and the 3rd Annual Applefest Comedy Show.