Penrose Chamber of Commerce

The Gateway to Fremont County

 In 2011, Apple Day was on Saturday, October 1.  As always, we had lots of fun!

The theme for the 2011 Apple Day was "150 Years of History--Trappers to Tourists."

Our parade winners for Apple Day 2011...

1st place- 1st Grade Class
2nd place- Kindergarten Class
3rd place- 5th Grade Class

1st place- Kirkwood Memorial Church
2nd place- Apple Day Queen- Park & Rec

Middle School Band:
1st place- Fremont Middle School

High School Band:
1st place- Florence High School Band

Classic Cars:
1st Place- Pikes Peak Model A Club

1st place: Arkansas Valley Flywheelers
2nd place- Anita McCoy

Best in Parade: Cowboy Church at the Crossroads




Our Parade Judges...


Click Here for the 2011 Parade Application


Penrose 76th Annual Apple Day Schedule
(Sponsored by the Penrose Chamber of Commerce)
Saturday October 1, 2011
7:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Subject to last minute changes)
Theme: “150 Years of History-Trappers to Tourists“
6:00 am                                    VFW Breakfast (biscuits & gravy, breakfast burritos, coffee, &
                                        orange juice)        
                                     Penrose Volunteer Fire Department: will also be serving breakfast
                                       ( pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, & choice of coffee, juice, or milk )
                                       Adults- $5; 12 & under-Free
7:00 am                          Penrose Park & Recreation Breakfast
7:30 am-8: 00 am          Apple pies for contest are to go to the Wells Fargo Bank Community
                                      room. Other pies will go to pie tent, in front of car wash.                                        
8:00 am                          Penrose Park & Rec – all day festivities, beginning with breakfast, Co-Ed  & Men’s Softball Tournament, and a Dance is scheduled.
8:00 am                          Penrose Elementary School- Fun Run (Penrose School health trail)
9:00 am-4:00 pm           Vendors, along Broadway and on side streets of Fremont Ave. 
                                       Antique Car Show on north side of Fremont Ave.
                                       Senior Center: Craft Fair
                                       Penrose School PTO will hold a silent auction
9:00 am-2:00 pm            Library Book Sale
10:00 am                       Parade Lineup
10:30 am                       Pre- Parade
11.00 am                        Parade
                                       VFW will be serving Brats, Chips, & drink-$5 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
12:00/noon                   Stage Announcements & Awards. Winners from Parade and Apple
                                       Pie Contest. 
                                    Senior Center – Lunch – Pulled Pork Sandwich, Homemade Potato
                                       Salad ,Baked Beans, & Drink- $5    Ice Cream-$.50 Scoop
                                    Kirkwood Church – Lunch – Lasagna & Chicken Noodle (A-$6, Sr.-$5,
                                       6-12-$3, & 5 & under- free)                           
                                       Free slice of Apple Pie will be handed out in pie tent (next to Chamber
11:00-3:00 pm               VFW- Atomic Fireballs Band (no cover charge)
3:00 pm                         Classic Car Show Awards
12:30 pm -3:30 pm        Live Entertainment on stage:
                                       Greg Moody, Kristi Hoopes, Pastor Keith Bates, Julie McKissack,
                                        & Clayton Chrysler
                                       Provided by: Colorado Country Music Association
9:00 pm-1:00 am           VFW- Atomic Fireballs Band (no cover charge)


Penrose Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 379, Penrose, CO 81240

(719) 372-3994   Fax (719) 372-3994

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