Would you believe, the actual apples?
This year’s annual Applefest in nearby Weston, Missouri was well attended. Right up there with the town’s jam packed Irish Fest this past weekend. The family fun included art, crafts, music, children’s games, a parade and more.
How about the apples?
“Don’t ask, don’t tell,” quipped one Westoner. “The apple trees that used to line the town have mostly been cut down. There are a few trees here and there, but nothing like it used to be years ago.”
The dearth of locally grown apples at Applefest has sparked debate on whether the 22-year old wingding should be renamed and re-themed as more of a Fall/October festival.
Minus the apple connection.
Which didn’t stop Weston from blurring the imagery of the apple-less fest on the town’s Web site by casually dropping in that “Weston