Festival canceled for first time since WWII

By Allegra Zamore
Medill Reports

The annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival takes place each Spring in Winchester, Virginia. Due to COVID-19, this was the first year since WWII that the festival was canceled. That didn’t stop local community members from celebrating from a distance.

Photo at top: Winchester residents paint their property to celebrate Apple Blossom. (Emmy Kappler/Winchester)