Apple Blossom Parade/Festival 2022
Some pics from the weekend
It was a classic Apple Blossom weekend, with bright blue skies and crowds thronging the sidewalks for the parade for the first time since COVID put the kabosh on such things in 2020. Here are a few memories from the weekend.
The parade kicked off with first responders from the Fire and Police Department. Here chief Kevin Kilgore joshes with the crowd.
What’s a parade without the hometown high school band: here the West County High School Band.
Sebastopol World Friends sported the colors of Ukraine in honor of their sister city, Chyhyryn, Ukraine.
Dancers from the Sebastopol Ballet danced their way up Main Street.
Mayor Patrick Slayter and Councilmember Diana Rich carried the banner for the city council.
Sebastopol Little League hit a home run for participation this year!
Peacetown brings the love vibe.
Old car mania.
Elizabeth Smith (foreground) of the Soroptimists and others from the city’s Service and Action Committee encourage volunteerism.
folks from The Livery came disguised as a locomotive.
Nordquist dancers jitterbugged their way through town.
People’s Music made the scene - and picked up the Sweepstakes award - for their entry.
And later at the festival, there was fun for kids and music, an art show, nad shopping for grown-ups…