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Apple-licious in Mars

Dylan Kellar, 9, makes his own sand art at Mars Applefest on Saturday morning, Oct 1, 2022. Shane Potter/Butler Eagle

Despite the dreary weather, many people turned out for the annual Applefest on the streets of Mars on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022.

The Mars satellite of the Rich-Mar Rotary Club has organized Applefest for the past three years, bringing activities and vendors to downtown Mars.

The event boasted about 140 vendors, ranging from artisans to nonprofits to local businesses, and took place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The streets of downtown Mars were packed with people on Saturday morning, Oct. 1, 2022, for this year’s Applefest. Shane Potter/Butler Eagle
Karen Harvy, left, and Amy Smith sell candy and caramel apples at the MHY Family Services Tent at Mars Applefest. Shane Potter/Butler Eagle
The rain wasn't going to take away from Jackson Kelly's fun at the Mars Applefest Saturday morning, Oct. 1, 2022. Shane Potter/Butler Eagle
Levi Schuster, 1, enjoys his time with Spongebob and Patrick and holds a balloon of his own at this year’s Mars Applefest. Shane Potter/Butler

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