Maple Leaf Festival

Festival provides annual 2-day stimulus to Baldwin City economy
October 20, 2011
Thousands of people flock to Baldwin City for the Maple Leaf Festival every October, and local merchants say the weekend influx shows in sales.
Maple Leaf Festival provides fall fun
October 16, 2011
This year boasted more than 300 registered booths and unseasonably warm weather.
First day of Maple Leaf winding down; Festival continues on Sunday
October 15, 2011
The first day of the 2011 Maple Leaf Festival is about to wrap up, as the country music tent and carnival are still going tonight.
Maple Leaf run includes three races Saturday morning
October 13, 2011
Kit Harris is hoping this year’s Maple Leaf Run will be more successful than last year’s event, which drew a record 120 participants.
Maple Leaf Festival organizer forecasts big crowds, nice weather
03:00 a.m., October 13, 2011 Updated 01:38 p.m.
As the third weekend in October approaches, Joanna Vesecky and the rest of the Maple Leaf Festival Committee is scrambling to make sure every detail for the event is taken care of.
Grand Parade theme for 2011: ‘Land of Maple Leaf’
October 13, 2011
At 11 a.m. Saturday during the Maple Leaf Festival, be prepared to escape to another land, or at least feel like it. This year’s Maple Leaf Festival Parade theme is the Land of the Maple Leaf, which was picked based on the idea of the Land of Oz from “The Wizard of Oz.”
More than 300 arts, crafts booths to fill Baldwin City streets for festival
October 13, 2011
The heart of the Maple Leaf Festival is the large number of booths selling arts and crafts. For this year’s festival, organizers have received commitments for 320 booths filled with about 300 total vendors.
Festival quilt show moving to BESIC
October 13, 2011
The Maple Leaf Quilt Guild is hoping to promote interest in quilting and carry on tradition during its 40th Maple Leaf Festival Quilt Show.
Baker University groups rely on festival for fundraising
October 13, 2011
The Maple Leaf Festival is an important tradition to the Baldwin City community, but it also has special meaning for students, faculty and staff at Baker University.
Maple Leaf Festival schedule of events
October 13, 2011
Saturday, Oct. 15 Maple Leaf 5K run, 8:30 a.m., Baldwin City Golf Course, 1500 South St. Arts and Craft Show, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., downtown and in the grade school
Plenty of food options at annual festival
October 13, 2011
Here is the list of food booths, their sponsoring organizations and foods to be served at this year’s Maple Leaf Festival
Quilt show founder chosen to be honored as parade grand marshal
October 13, 2011
In 1973, having seen only one quilt show and in the midst of taking her first quilting class, Enola Gish made her contribution to the Maple Leaf Festival by starting the Maple Leaf Quilt Show.
Maple Leaf Festival flourishes
12:00 a.m., October 17, 2010 Updated 06:00 a.m.
Warm, sunny weather Saturday and Sunday helped bring throngs to downtown streets for the 53rd annual Maple Leaf Festival.
Big turnout expected for Maple Leaf run
October 14, 2010
Kit Harris is trying to make this year’s Maple Leaf Run the biggest ever, and thus far he’s feeling confident about reaching that goal. Harris, a Baldwin City resident, has received numerous registration forms and several other people expressed interest in information about the run.