Left, Cicily Sykes, of Powder Springs, sets up shop at the Springs BBQ Affairs booth before the Apple Festival gets underway. Right, Pat Lewis, proprietor of Crafts by Pat, traveled from Covington to set up her Apple Festival booth with help from the Grinch.
Left, Ellie Zeigler, 9, of Ellijay, looks over iron implements in the blacksmith demonstration exhibit at the Apple Festival. Right, Vicki Roth, of Taylorsville, prepares to whip up some funnel cakes, fried Oreos and fried Twinkies at her Apple Festival booth.
Bryson Petkus, left, and Clay McConnell, both age 11, take up parking donations at the Apple Festival fairgrounds Saturday morning that will help fund Troop 402 programs throughout the year.
Proprietor Anne Bond, of Newnan, talks with regional Lions Club members Donna Calhoun (Chickamauga), left, and Jan Morris (Trion), about her Crosses from Nails booth just before the Apple Festival gates opened Saturday.
Fathers take photos and make videos of their kids bungee jumping up and down at the Apple Festival.
Left, Henry Cavataio, 4, of Roswell, makes sure his mom Laura is close by as he plays around a gigantic Spiderman at the kids’ section of the Apple Festival. Right, Abbey, a representative of the Cherokee Humane Society, is held at the Apple Festival by Alyssa Goodwin, of Blue Ridge.
Longtime Gilmer Chamber employee Joe Sewell was on hand to get ‘er done at the Apple Festival over the weekend.
Well over 100 people line up Saturday morning at just one gate to get into the Apple Festival. Times for the final weekend are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, and free for children 10 and under.