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Morden Corn and Apple Festival Bestowed Designation

Morden Corn and Apple Festival Bestowed Designation

Morden Corn and Apple FestivalThis weekend’s Morden Corn and Apple Festival is being honoured with a Celebrate Manitoba designation.

As the festival marks its 50th year, the province will present a framed certificate to recognize the event’s achievements.

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More Funding for Upcoming Morden Corn & Apple Festival

More Funding for Upcoming Morden Corn & Apple Festival

Morden Corn and Apple Festival
Volunteers prepare thousands cobs of corn at the Morden Corn and Apple Festival on Saturday, August 25, 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Morden Corn and Apple Festival has received $22,200 in funding for the federal government to put on its 49th annual festival this summer.

The funding, announced over the weekend, will support a variety of activities, including musical performances, traditional dancing, an art walk, local heritage tours, theatrical performances and an artists’ alley featuring local artists and artisans.

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Free Corn on the Cob, Anyone?

Free Corn on the Cob, Anyone?

Volunteers prepare thousands cobs of corn at the Morden Corn and Apple Festival on Saturday, August 25, 2012. The 45th annual festival once again handed out free corn and apple cider. Other festivities included stage entertainment, children’s events and a parade. The Corn and Apple Festival wraps up today. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)
Plenty of Corn for Everyone

Plenty of Corn for Everyone

A volunteer prepares a batch of freshly-cooked corn at the annual Morden Corn and Apple Festival in Morden, Manitoba on Sunday, August 28, 2011. The yearly festival attracts thousands of visitors to the southern Manitoba town for three days of food, entertainment, and family fun. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)
Corn and Apple Festival Taking Over Morden

Corn and Apple Festival Taking Over Morden

Prepare for a dose of salty, buttery goodness this weekend as the Morden Corn and Apple Festival is here for another year.

The three-day festival begins day and runs through Sunday about 130 kilometres southwest of Winnipeg.

While the main attraction is the thousands of free cobs of corn being dealt out, the event also includes the famous midway, artisan displays and plenty of entertainment. This year’s headliner is Little River Band.

Festivities begin bright and early this morning with the Girl Guides/ Boy Scout pancake breakfast at Confederation Park, followed by the farmers’ market.

Admission is free. For a list of scheduled events, visit CornAndApple.com.

Morden Corn and Apple Festival (VIDEO)

The 42nd annual Morden Corn and Apple Festival is over for another year and thankfully the weather cooperated for the most part. The lineups for free corn on the cob were long, but if you managed to hang in there, it was definitely worth it.

The car show and shine was also a huge hit, bringing out participants from across Manitoba and the U.S.

Watch highlights below:

ChrisD.ca video

42nd Annual Morden Corn and Apple Festival

42nd Annual Morden Corn and Apple Festival

By Brian Schultz

Morden Corn and Apple Festival 2009

This weekend is the 42nd Morden Corn and Apple Festival in … Morden of all places.

The annual event features three days packed with events for the entire family, including the two most popular items that most people come out for. Hot buttered corn on the cob and cold apple cider will be served to attendees free of charge, as always.

There’s also a complete midway and on-stage entertainment, not to mention a pancake breakfast each morning.

The festival begins today and runs until Sunday.