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2012 Apricot Fiesta Parade Winners

posted Jun 9, 2012, 4:47 PM by Apricot Fiesta

Best Hometown: Patterson High School Band
Most Entertaining: Beauty and the Beast - Patterson Repertory Theatre
Best Float: "Go West, Cub Scouts, Go West" Cub Scouts Pack 81
Most Inspiriational: Boy Scout Troop 82 Color Guard
Best Band: Banda Bella Vista

Equestrian Grand Sweepstakes: Claudio Arroyo

Horse Winners

Pony Drawn Mini Vehicle
1st place: #19 Connie Hawkins
2nd place: #23 Laurie's Pony Parties

Mounted Novelty Group
1st place: #12 Desparate HORSEwives
2nd place: #28 Quadrilla Queens

Plain Western
1st place: #43 David Bricknell

Ladies Side Saddle
1st place: #29 Charlie Alamo

Parade Horse
1st place: #47 Rodolfo Mendez

2012 Little Mister & Little Miss Apricot

posted Jun 2, 2012, 1:10 AM by Apricot Fiesta

Little Miss Apricot: Samantha Lopez
First Runner-Up: Claire Pierce
 
Little Mister Apricot: Izaac Arevalo
First Runner-Up: William Silva

2012 Bake Contest Winners

posted Jun 2, 2012, 12:54 AM by Apricot Fiesta

Misc Desserts

1st: April Benefield (Apricot Refrigerator Dessert)
2nd: Ana Rover (Apricot Coconut Cupcakes)

Cookies and Bars

1st: Kelly McIntyre (Gooey Apricot Buttercake Bars)
2nd: Misty Stonebarger (Apricot Tea Cookies)

Pies and Cakes

1st: Maythe Vela (Apricot Cheesecake)
2nd: Maythe Vela (Stuffed Apricot Cake)

Misc Non-Dessert

1st: Ed Perez (Apricot Glazed Hot Wings)
2nd: Jan Camp (Almond Apricot Bread)

Hot Wing Recipe:


  • 1 pkg cup up chicken wings
  • Salt
  • Primos habanero rub
  • Williams spicy wings packet
  • Apricot Jam
  1. Lay out chicken wing pieces on a cookie sheet and sprinkle with salt. Then sprinkle with the habanero rub. Then sprinkle with the spicy wing packet. Light sprinkle or heavy sprinkle to taste.
  2. Let rest at room temp for about an hour.
  3. BBQ at about 350 on charcoal grill for about 40-45mins. Turning wings every 10mins.
  4. Remove from grill and brush on apricot jam.
  5. Serve.

2012 Miss Patterson Court

posted Jun 2, 2012, 12:37 AM by Apricot Fiesta

Miss Patterson: Gracie Bradley

First Runner-Up: Denise Ruiz
Second Runner-Up: Daenisha Lyles
Miss Congeniality: Gabrielle Trejo

2012 Apricot Fiesta Baking Contest

posted May 26, 2012, 11:45 AM by Apricot Fiesta

Drop off apricot-included baked goods between 4:00 - 5:00pm today (May 26th) at McAuley Ford, 250 N. El Circulo. Judging will begin at 5:30 pm. Also needed is a copy of the recipe, name, address, phone number & entry fee with form for each submitted baked item.

CATEGORIES ARE:

  • Miscellaneous dessert
  • Pies & Cakes
  • Cookies and bars
  • Anything goes (non dessert)
All baked goods must contain apricots.

Entry fee is $5 per item entered.
For information call Gwendolyn or Genevieve Valentine at 892-5544

2011 Little Mr. & Miss Apricot

posted Jun 5, 2011, 10:26 PM by Apricot Fiesta

Little Mr. Apricot: Alejandro Vasquez

Little Miss Apricot: Jayden Testerman



Little Mr. Runner-up: Vincent Hernandez

Little Miss Runner-up: Brianna Meza

2011 Miss Patterson & Court

posted Jun 5, 2011, 10:20 PM by Apricot Fiesta

Miss Patterson: Kyndall Maring

1st Runner-up: Emily Martinez

2nd Runner-up: Caitlyn Tanner

Miss Congeniality: Dani Hansen

2011 Apricot Fiesta Parade Winners

posted Jun 5, 2011, 5:33 PM by Apricot Fiesta

Most Entertaining: The Balloon Platoon

Most Inspiring: Boy Scout Troop #81 Color Guard

Best Band: Creekside Middle School Parade Band

Best Float: Hometown Shoppers- Page Publishing

Hometown Spirit: 1929 Model A Forklift- Dave Johnson

Equestrian Grand Sweepstakes: Claudio Arroyo

Viewer's Choice Award: International Festival/ Fiesta Patras

2011 Apricot Fiesta Baking Contest

posted May 24, 2011, 8:25 PM by Apricot Fiesta   [ updated May 24, 2011, 8:46 PM ]

Drop off apricot-included baked goods between 4:30 - 5:15pm May 28th at McAuley Ford, 250 N. El Circulo. Judging will begin at 5:30 pm. Also needed is a copy of the recipe, name, address, phone number & entry fee with form for each submitted baked item.

CATEGORIES ARE:

  • Miscellaneous dessert
  • Pies & Cakes
  • Cookies and bars
  • Anything goes (non dessert)
All baked goods must contain apricots.

Entry fee is $5 per item entered.
For information call Gwendolyn or Genevieve Valentine at 892-5544

CLICK HERE for the entry form.

2011 Little Mister and Miss Apricot Pageant

posted Feb 14, 2011, 11:49 AM by Apricot Fiesta

The Little Mister and Miss Apricot pageant, held in conjunction with the annual Apricot Fiesta, has announced that this year’s application period has begun.

Young boys and girls ages 5 and 6, living within the Patterson Unified School District are encouraged to apply. (Contestants must be at least 5 years old, by April 1st 2011 and not yet 7 years old, by June 4th, 2011).


Each contestant/contestants family is responsible for finding a club, organization or individual to act as his or her sponsor and for submitting a sponsor fee of $150 to the Apricot Fiesta office, no later than April 1st 2011. If more than 12 children apply, finalists will be chosen within a lottery system.

Applications are available by appointment; today through Tuesday February 22nd, 2011.  Completed applications must be returned to pageant organizers no later than 7 pm on Friday February 25th, 2011.

For appt. or information: Teresa Valentine, 892-5544 or Marilyn Hoobler, 892-3118.

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