October 1, 2017, People’s Choice Apple Dessert Contest & Music in the Park
September 26, 2017
Entrants in the Apple Dessert Contest must be New Jersey residents and must use New Jersey apples. Any type of apple dessert (e.g. pie, cobbler, tart) will be accepted and entrants can be amateurs or professional bakers.
Entrants can submit their entries between 11:00 a.m. and noon on the day of event at the Market’s information table. Each entrant should bring enough dessert to provide 100 small samples for judging.
All voting will be “people’s choice” by market attendees. To participate in the tasting and judging, voters may make a suggested cash donation of $5.
Tasting and judging will begin at noon. Votes will be counted and prizes will be awarded to the winner at 2:00 p.m.
The winner will receive a trophy and a $50 cash prize.
There will be free musical performances by The Fuzzy Lemons at 12:30 p.m. and Sananga at 2:00 p.m. Both acts appear as part of the Market’s Music in the Park series.
JC Families will co-host a bubble-making activity for children of all ages from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This event is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Apple Industry Promotion Council and by St. John’s Lutheran Church and St. John’s Food Pantry.