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Posts for tag: Johnny Appleseed Festival

Crystal lake's largest one-day event brings families
and the community together to celebrate fall with music, demonstrations, craft fair, farmers market and the
Great Ball Race.

Presented by Downtown Crystal Lake / Main Street

Saturday, September 24, 2016 – 9AM to 4PM

Meet and greet Johnny Appleseed – Steve McPhail himself, as he strolls
the streets of downtown, telling his story throughout the day.

Join Johnny in front of Raue Center For The Arts at 11AM and 1PM for
stories and picture opportunities.

FREE ENTERTAINMENT, music and demos all day.

View and participate in demonstrations of an antique apple cider press and
apple peelers, provided by the Crystal Lake Historical Society. There will
be musical groups, dance presentations, martial arts demonstrations,
storytelling in front of the Raue Center (provided by the Crystal Lake
Public Library
), and so much more!

Activities such as children’s games, pony rides, petting zoo, pumpkin train,
pumpkin bowling, temporary tattoos, climbing tower, giant slide, wagon rides,
amusement rides, moonwalk, etc. require tickets. Tickets are $1 each. Two ticket/information booths will be setup (one at the corner of Williams &
Brink, and one at the parking lot near most of the activities). 

The Souvenir Booth (selling apple cider donuts, water, apple juice, apple
sippers, apple-shaped sunglasses, tote bags, and books) will be located
in the Brink Street   Market next to the large parking lot. The Souvenir
Booth will accept BOTH Cash and Tickets.

A Craft Fair (9AM – 4PM) will be held in Ormsby Motors Inc‘s parking lot.
Dozens of vendors displaying beautiful and unique handmade items
(everything from quilts to painted rocks to jewelry to fabric tote bags to
crocheted items to holiday decorations to….well, you get the picture!).

Farmers Market is located (today only) at the corner of Grant & Brink.
Visit your favorite market vendor.

Scarecrow Decorating contest
Pie Eating Contest

Great Ball Race – 3PM

For fast-paced excitement and fun, check out the Great Ball Race on Brink
Street. Purchase your chance to win $1,000 at the ticket booth near Dalzell
Jewelers. Race time is 3PM. Come on down and cheer your ball on to


Saturday, September 24 from 9 am to 4 pm




Downtown Crystal Lake

Saturday, September 26th from 9 am to 4 pm is the 23rd Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival in Downtown Crystal Lake.  

There will be Food, Music, Craft Fair, Farmers Market, Pie Eating Contest, Rides, Races, Art, Shows, Petting Zoo and much more.  Bushels of Fun for Everyone!!