The Cory Volunteer Fire Department and the Cory Community will be presenting the 44th Annual Cory Apple Festival, Sept. 26, 27 & 28, 2014. Featured meals at the Firehouse include a Hog Roast, Jonah Fish Fry and Chicken Noodle Dinner. Hoosier Hills will sponsor a Golf Scramble. During the weekend there will be a Corn Hole Tournament, Car and Motorcycle Show, Garden Tractor Pull, Redneck Riding Lawnmower Demolition Derby, Parade and live Rock, Country and Gospel music. All around town you will find plenty of Craft, Flea Market, Antique, Yard Sale and Food Booths.
Booth space is still available for anyone interested in having a craft, flea market, antique or food booth. To reserve your spot, contact Lana Hendrix at 812-864-2229. If you are a Cory resident the fee will be waived.
A little extra help is always useful when it comes to community dinners. Anyone with some extra time to lend a hand with serving, preparing and clean-up for the Hog Roast, Fish Fry or Chicken Noodle Dinner we would love to have the help. Also, we would like to call upon all the fine baker’s in the area that would be willing to donate pies to be sold along with the meals during the weekend.
Hoosier Hills Golf Course will sponsor a golf scramble Saturday, Sept. 27th starting at 9:00am. There will be awards. Contact Hoosier Hills to register early at 812-864-2304.
Saturday will be the annual Car and Motorcycle Show. Last year’s show drew a crowd of 120 vehicles for display. The show will run from Noon to 4pm. Judging will end at 2pm and Awards presented at 4pm. There will be cash drawings held every half hour and DJ music all afternoon. Pre-registration is $8 due by Sept. 15. All pre-registers will receive a t-shirt, dash plaque and be entered into a drawing for a free entry for the 2014 show. Registration will be $10 the day of the show. The event is organized by Charlie Tipton. He can be reached at 812-446-2612 or email@example.com
Also on Saturday, will be Fat Boy Dan’s Redneck Lawn Mower Derby. It will be held across from the main festival grounds from Noon-6pm. There will be entertainment for the kids at half time, a 50/50 drawing and a tractor raffle for instant participation in the feature round. Registration is 10am-Noon, $25 entry fee with top 5 Trophies & Guaranteed $300 for 1st & cash for 2nd & 3rd place, Powder Puff Derby with no entry fee, top 3 Trophies. Must be 16 and bring your own helmet and mower. For more info check out fatboydanfishing.com for videos & rules.
The parade will be held on Sunday afternoon at 3pm. Any person or organization interested in participating can call Sarah Reeves at 812-241-6734 or show up at the line-up site just south of the Nazarene Church in Cory between 2-3pm.
For anyone unfamiliar with the area, Cory is located southeast of Terre Haute on State Road 46. Please note there is no ATM in Cory. The closest machines are in Riley, Clay City and 46 & 59 Junction. Click here for map.