Committees

Chairperson – Oversees all aspects of the festival. Presides over committee meetings and festival decisions.

Vice Chairperson – Assists the chairperson with organizing sponsorships and other committee duties.

Children’s Events – Organizes events for the younger festival attendees in the Children’s Tent.

Christian Programs – In charge of scheduling the main stage entertainment for the festival Sunday, as well as the Saturday night gospel concert.

Free Cider – Distribution of Morden’s trademark apple cider – free!

Free Corn – Cooking, then supplying all festival attendees with free, piping hot corn on the cob.

Corn Husking – Running the corn husker to prepare the free corn for cooking.

Corn & Cider Selling (Cooked) – The local 4H group runs a booth where hot, fresh corn on the cob and cold apple cider are available for sale.

Corn & Cider Selling (Raw) – A booth where jugs of apple cider and corn in the husk are offered for sale.

Cottonwood Stage – Organization and set up of the stage with old time country music and dancing from noon ’til night!

Craft Displays – Planning for and communication with the crafters who have displays in the tents and on the street.

Entertainment – Working to organize the main stage performers and events for the Friday and Saturday of the festival.

Farmer’s Market – Organizing and overseeing the farmer’s market that runs during the festival.

Parade Float – Driving the float in neighboring parades throughout the summer.

Sanitation – Keeping the festival area clean and functional.

Information Booth – Providing visitors with directions and event information during the weekend from our centrally located booth.

Parade – Organizing the entries for our parade on the Saturday morning of the festival as well as finding judges and other necessary parade officials.

Parking/Shuttle Bus – Giving access to free transportation between various points around town, including a parking area, and the festival site.

Publicity – Promoting the festival by arranging for advertising and appearances through various media.

Stage & Canopy – Preparation and set-up of the main stage and covering.

Stage Seating – Maintenance and set-up of all the seating in front of the main stage area.

Street Space – Organization of and communication with all the vendors who wish to sell their wares or provide information during the festival.

Street Busking – Coordination of performers who will play at the various busking stops throughout the festival area.

Bus Tours – Arranging for buses and guides to provide free tours of Morden.

Vendor Relations – Connecting with all the vendors to collect reservations for next year as well as any comments or suggestions.