Friday, March 14, 2014

Warrens Cranberry Festival - 2014 March Newsletter

Click here to read the latest issue of the Warrens Cranberry Festival's very own newsletter - the Cranfest Scoop!

In this month's issue:
  • Contests
  • Parade
  • 2014 Donations to Date
  • 2013 Total Donations
  • Current Membership List and Details
  • Royalty Update and Pictures
  • Calendar of Events
  • Festival Merchandise
  • Cranberry Trivia
  • Cranberry Cuisine
  • Community Meals Schedule and Card Party Information

Friday, March 7, 2014

Warrens Cranberry Accepting Entries for the Recipe and Quilt & Needlework Contests

Warrens Cranberry Festival is currently accepting entries for both the Recipe and Quilt & Needlework Contests.  Click here for a complete set of contest rules for both contests.


2014 Recipe Contest - "Cranberries...Every Day, Every Way, Every Table!"

  • Deadline for entries is May 30, 2014
  • Create a unique and original recipe using cranberries.  (Main dish, salad, soup, snack, dessert, bread, jam, jelly etc.)
    • Two categories of entry:
      • Fresh Cranberry Division (fresh or frozen berries)
      • Processed Cranberry Division (juices, dried cranberries, sauces)
  • This contest is open to all cooks 8 years of age and older, except professional chefs. 
  • You do not need to be a Wisconsin resident to enter.
  • Contestants may submit two recipes in each division, but only one recipe will be selected for the final competition.
  • Twenty finalists will be chosen, ten from each division. 
    • Finalists will be notified by June 16, 2014. 
  • To be eligible for prizes, a finalist must personally bring their finished cranberry product, prepared exactly from the recipe submitted to the Warrens Cranberry Festival on the first day of the Festival for the judging of the Recipe Contest.  Friday, September 26, 2014.
    • Prizes:
      • Six Visa Gift Cards in the amount of $75, $50, and $25 (for first, second and third place winners in each category)
      • Six pieces of cookware (for the first, second and third place winners in each category)
Recipe Contest Sponsors:  Farmers & Merchants Bank of Tomah/Warrens and Kitchen Craft Cookware.


2014 Quilt & Needlework Contest

  • All entries will be displayed and visitors will have the opportunity to vote for their favorites.
  • Warrens Cranberry Festival Queen, Princesses and President will also select their favorites.
  • The Contest will not be critiqued or judged by someone certified in quilting.
  • Seven categories of entry:
    • Class I - Bed Quilts
    • Class II - Crib Quilts
    • Class III - Youth (entrants under the age of 18 years of age)
    • Class IV - Wall Hangings
    • Class V - Unclassified, Quilted or Unquilted (pillows, clothing etc.)
    • Class VI - Needlework
    • Class VII - Cranberry (any item but it MUST pertain to cranberries)
  • All entries MUST pre-register by September 12, 2014
  • Prizes:
    • A People's Choice Ribbon and cash prize will be awarded to the first place winners of each category.
    • A second and third place ribbon will be awarded in each category.
    • A ribbon and gift will be awarded to the winners of the Queen, Princesses and President's favorites.
  • All entries will be displayed during the festival at the Wetherby Stone Building on the corner of Hayes and Main Streets in Warrens.
For a complete set of rules for these contests and all the Festival contests, please visit the link above.

Warrens Cranberry Festival - September 26-28, 2014
 

Monday, February 17, 2014

Warrens Cranberry Festival - The Cranfest Scoop Newsletter - February 2014

Click here to read the latest edition of the Warrens Cranberry Festival's very own newsletter, The Cranfest Scoop!  With updates of what is new this year and what is happening at the Warrens Cranberry Festival.

In this month's issue:

  • Letter from the President
  • Warrens Cranberry Festival Donates $21,000 to the Village of Warrens
  • 2014 Parade Marshals
  • 2015 Button Design Contest
  • 2014 Parade Entry Forms
  • Total donations for 2013
  • 2014 Donations to Date
  • 2014 Membership List and Membership Details
  • Warrens Cranberry Festival Royalty Update and Photos
  • Calendar of Events
  • Festival Merchandise
  • Cranberry Trivia
  • Cranberry Cuisine
  • Warrens Community Meal and Card Party Schedule

Friday, January 10, 2014

2015 Warrens Cranberry Festival Button Design Contest

Click here for the official set of rules to enter the 2015 Button Design Contest.  
Design the 43rd Warrens Cranberry Festival Button for the 2015 Festival.

There are two categories of entry - Adult and Youth.

Prizes include:  
1st Place Adult Category - $75  & 1st Place Youth Category - $25

Visit the link above for a full set of rules and complete contest details.

All entries are due June 2, 2014.

Warrens Cranberry Festival - January 2014 Newsletter - The Cranfest Scoop

Click here to read the latest issue of the Cranfest Scoop, the Warrens Cranberry Festival's very own newsletter...updating you on the latest news and what's new for 2014!

In this month's issue:


  • Volunteer Work Day
  • 2014 Parade Marshals
  • 2014 Button Designs
  • Total Donations for 2013
  • 2014 Membership List and Details
  • Royalty Update
  • Calendar of Events
  • Festival Merchandise
  • Cranberry Trivia
  • Cranberry Cuisine

2014 Button Design Winner - Mary Schill, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

2014 Youth Button Design Winner - Colin Buchholz, Bangor, WI

Friday, December 20, 2013

Warrens Cranberry Festival - 2013 December Newsletter - The Cranfest Scoop

Click here to read the latest issue of the Cranfest Scoop!  

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Warrens Cranberry Festival!

In this month's issue:


  • Holiday Display
  • 2014 Parade Marshals
  • 2014 Button Designs
  • We Want Your Opinion!
  • 2013 Donations
  • 2013 Membership List
  • 2014 Membership Details
  • Royalty Update & Photos
  • Membership Form
  • Calendar of Events
  • Festival Merchandise
  • Cranberry Trivia
  • Cranberry Cuisine


Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Warrens Cranberry Festival - 2013 November Newsletter

Click here for the Festival's November Newsletter - The Cranfest Scoop!

In this month's issue:


  • Letter from the President
  • 2013 Festival Overview
  • 2014 Button Designs
  • We Want Your Opinion!
  • 2013 Warrens Cranberry Festival Board of Directors Election Results
  • Volunteers
  • 2013 Comments & Feedback
  • 2013 Contest & Parade Winners
  • 2014 Parade Marshals
  • National Media Highlights
  • Royalty Update
  • 2013 Donations
  • 2013 Membership List
  • 2014 Membership Details and Application
  • Calendar of Events
  • Festival Merchandise for Sale
  • Cranberry Trivia
  • Cranberry Cuisine
  • WAYA Hope for the Holidays
  • WAYA Warrens Community Christmas Party