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Fiddler Contest

What:  35th Annual Fiddler Contest
When:  Saturday, Oct 7th @ 3pm

Where: 37283 Huron River Drive, New Boston, Michigan 48164 Outdoor Applefest Stage
Contact Info: Tom McKenny

Contestants must play a waltz, a schottische, a jig and a reel in a manner suitable to Michigan old-time dancing. Contestants will be judged on tempo/timing, intonation, expression and repertoire. There is a non-refundable $10.00 entry fee. The contest begins promptly at 3:00 pm. Contestants register at 2:00 pm and draw for positions at 2:30 pm.

To register, complete the online application HERE and send the $10 entry fee to:

Huron Applefest
P.O. Box 58

New Boston, MI 48164

  • $200 First Prize

  • $100 Second Prize

  • $50 Third Prize

  • Plus More Awards & Prizes

  • Free to Listeners & Observers

Live Music

What:  Live Music

When:  Saturday, Oct 7th and Sunday, Oct 8th

Stage Schedule:


Saturday, October 1st

11am-2pm: The K.E.G. Band featuring vocalist Charlie Dentel (8 piece jazz band, lively tunes, crowd pleasers)

2pm-3pm: Renton Jr. High 8th Grade Symphonic Band and 7th & 8th Grade Choir (Mrs. Bressler)

3pm-5pm: Old Time Michigan State Championship Fiddlers' Contest

5pm: Russ & Brian's Blues Brothers Tribute

Sunday, October 2nd

11am-12:30pm: Michael Martin Blues Band
12:30pm-2pm: Shearrer's Arts N' Motion (dance)
2pm-4pm: Deacon Earl and Kidd Cincinnati (blues singer and harmonica player)

If you would like to be considered for performing at the 2022 Huron Township Applefest, email us at or mail your information to:

Huron Township Applefest
PO Box 58
New Boston, MI 48164
Attn: Jim Harrington

Concert Crowd
Carnival Band


What:  Applefest Parade

When:  Saturday, Oct 7th at 1pm

Line-up begins at 11am at Lower Huron Metropark near the Waltz Rd entrance.

For information regarding the parade please contact:

Tina Brooks Green

Phone: 734-341-8649



What:  Bingo

When:  Saturday, Oct 7th 10am - 8pm

             Sunday, Oct 8th 10am - 6pm

Where: American Legion Post 231

              37060 Huron River Drive

              New Boston, MI 48164

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