Appleton City News Submitted Via Little Apple Newsletter

Appleton City High School Winter Sports Meet and Greet – November 17

The Appleton City High School Winter Sports Meet and Greet for the Junior Varsity and Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball and Cheerleading teams will be at 6pm on Friday, November 17th in the Appleton City High School Gym. Admission to the Meet and Greet is canned goods or personal hygiene items to be donated to the West Central Food Bank. The Winter Sports Meet and Greet is sponsored by the Appleton City Athletic Boosters, and it will include free pulled pork sandwiches with chips and a drink.

Community First Bank’s Open House – November 17

The Appleton City branch of Community First Bank will host an Open House on Friday, November 17th from 9am to 3pm. The staff at Community First Bank in Appleton City invites their customers to come in and enjoy some refreshments.  Community First Bank is celebrating their 20th Anniversary and wishes to express their gratitude and appreciation to all of their customers.

Appleton City Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving Service – November 19

All are invited to the Appleton City Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 19th at 7pm. It will be hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church with Pastor James Damon of River of Live Church providing the message Come join them as they give thanks to God together.

Appleton City Library’s Bake Sale – November 21

The Appleton City Library will have a Bake Sale on Tuesday, November 21st at the library beginning at 8:30am and going until all baked goods are sold.

Appleton City High School Junior Class Bake Sale – November 22

The Appleton City High School Junior Class Bake Sale to raise funds for prom all-nighter will be held November 22nd in front of Food Fair from 7:30am to 12pm (noon) or until all items are sold. If you need something for a Thanksgiving Dinner, come by and help support the Appleton City Junior Class. The bake sale will feature many baked goods as well as homemade noodles and lots of other great food items.

FarmHouse Kitchen Thanksgiving Dinner – November 23

FarmHouse Kitchen will serve Thanksgiving dinner on November 23rd at 11am. The menu includes turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cranberry relish, hot roll and desert. Reservations can be made from 11am to 1pm by calling 476-2300. Reservations are appreciated, but walk-ins are welcome. FarmHouse will be closed for lunch on Friday, November 24th and will re-open for regular house on November 26th starting at 11am.

Sumo’s Pub Closed for Thanksgiving – November 23

Sumo’s Pub will be closed on Thanksgiving (November 23rd) during the evening, but they will re-open on Friday, November 25th at 5pm.

Round Prairie Baptist Church’s Annual Christmas Program – November 24

Round Prairie Baptist Church will have their Annual Christmas Program on November 24th at 6:30pm. This year’s theme will be “When He Came”, and it will be followed by a light supper.

Knights of Columbus Annual Germantown Turkey Shoot – November 28

The Montrose Knights of Columbus will hold their Annual Germantown Turkey Shoot on Sunday, November 26th starting at 10am at the Germantown Ball Field. There will be a youth shoot hourly. Tickets are $3 each, and those who purchase their tickets in advance will be entered into a drawing to win $100 cash. Tickets are available in Appleton City at Dr. Payton’s office, Fennewald Plumbing, or any Knights members.



Decorate Your Store Front and Windows Contest – December 1

Appleton City Main Street Vision announces the Decorate Your Store Front and Windows Contest. For businesses, they are asking that you participate in displaying holiday decorations in your store front. If your business is not on Main Street and you wish to participate, let Karol Stephan know so that the judges see everyone. As for any organizations or groups who would like to participate, there are vacant window fronts that can be adopted. If there are any businesses who do not want to participate, they are asked to put their store front up adoption by contacting Karol Stephan. Judging will be based on creativity of decorations, light displays, etc. Money will be paid out to the top three store fronts. The prize money will be as follows: 1st – $75.00, 2nd – $50.00, and 3rd – $25.00. All participants are asked to have their decorations completed by December 1, so they can show a festive spirit to all who come to Appleton City for Christmas in the Country. If you have questions, feel free to contact Karol Stephan at 660-476-2232.

1st Annual Appleton City PTO Holiday Shopping Extravaganza – December 2

The 1st Annual Appleton City PTO Holiday Shopping Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, December 2nd from 9am to 2pm at the Appleton City Elementary Gym.  There will be a variety of vendors setup and ready to share their holiday specials. If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Jennifer Hawkins at or 417-359-3846.  Also, follow the AC Elementary PTO Facebook page, and you will find additional vendor and event information.  There will be hourly door prizes, and the event is free of charge for the community to attend. Donations will be accepted, as this event will be the kickoff to a two year campaign of adding a shade structure to the Appleton City Elementary playground.

Hudson Hustler’s 4-H Club’s Annual Loaded Baked Potato Bar – December 2

The Hudson Hustler’s 4-H Club will once again be hosting its Annual Loaded Baked Potato Bar at the Appleton City School cafeteria from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, December 2nd in conjunction with Christmas in the Country activities. Baked potatoes will be $6 each.  Pre-order and carry-out options are available.  If you would like to pre-order, contact Kalie Dains at 660-464-0699.  For more information contact Jamie O’Farrell at 660-492-3573 or Jennifer Hawkins at 417-359-3846.

Appleton City Library’s Open House – December 2

The Appleton City Library will have an Open House on Saturday, December 2nd at Christmas in the Country from 9am to 12pm (noon). A raffle will be held that day with the drawing happening at 11am. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. You may purchase raffle tickets from any Library Trustee or from the library. Winners will be able to win $100 gift card, $25 gift certificate,and other awesome items.

Hudson’s R-IX’s Annual Christmas Program – December 6

Hudson R-IX’s Annual Christmas Program will be held on Wednesday, December 6th at 7pm in the multi-purpose building.