Penrose Chamber of Commerce

The Gateway to Fremont County

Attorney General John Suthers was our Grand Marshall for Apple Day 2009.


          Apple Dumpling Queen 2009         






Here's the schedule from our 2009 Apple Day....we'll add more reminiscing as we continue to work on our site...


Penrose 74th Annual Apple Day Schedule
(Sponsored by the Penrose Chamber of Commerce)
Saturday October 3, 2009
7:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Subject to last minute changes)
Theme: “Visions of Yesteryear”
6:00 am                       VFW Breakfast (Biscuits & Gravy, & coffee)
                                    Penrose Volunteer Fire Department: will also be serving breakfast
                                    ( pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, & choice of coffee, juice, or milk )
7:00 am                          Senior Center – Coffee & rolls
                                      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, next to Penrose Chamber booth.
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 (behind Elementary school)
9:00 am- 4:00 pm        Vendors, along Broadway and on side streets of Fremont Ave.                           Please see our vendor information page Here
                                      Antique Car Show on north side of Fremont Ave.
                                      Senior Center: Flea Market – inside
                                      Penrose School PTO will hold a silent auction
9:30-10:30 am               Live Entertainment- Rusty Ellis
10:00 am                    Parade Lineup                                                                                                     Please see our parade information page Here
10:00 am-2:00 pm         Library Book Sale
10:30 am                    Pre- Parade
11.00 am                       Parade
                                     VFW will be serving Sloppy Joes & Brats from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
12:00/noon                  Stage Announcements & Awards. Winners from Parade and Apple
                                    Pie Contest.
                                    Senior Center – Lunch – Bar-B-Q Pork Sandwich, Potato Salad, Baked
                                      Beans, & choice of drink
                                    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
1:00-5:00 pm                 VFW- Atomic Fireballs Band
1:00 pm –3:30 pm       Live Entertainment on stage:
                                      Greg Moody, Julie McKissack, Rusty Ellis, & Gypsy Kelso
3:00-6:00 pm                  Penrose School PTO-Bingo in Cafe
                                    Provided by: Colorado Country Music Association
9:00 pm-1:00 am           VFW- Atomic Fireballs Band

Penrose Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 379, Penrose, CO 81240

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