Friday, March 20, 2009

Have a FORKS-tastic Weekend!

March 20, 2009

It is a BIG weekend here in Forks. Tonight, our local merchants are staying open until 10PM and most have brought in special merchandise in honor of the Twilight DVD release. Then at 10PM, the party starts at the Rainforest Arts Center. It will be decorated to look like the ballet studio in the Twilight movie. It is reported that there will be drawings, games, food, contests AND a special Forks Edition DVD to be handed out at midnight! Don't miss this party sponsored by Dazzled by Twilight.

On Saturday, Leppell's Flowers and Gifts (Twilight Central) is sponsoring a special Twilight Scavenger hunt. The sign up is Saturday morning at Leppell's. Should be really fun and sounds like great prizes, too.

Also on Saturday and Sunday are two annual Forks events. There is a memorial Basketball Tournament that is bringing 14 teams from all over to compete. This will be held at the Forks High School.

The other BIG event is our annual QVSD Scholarship Auction that will be aired live on our local radio station and will be held at the Forks Branch of Bank of America. This auction brings in thousands of dollars each year for our graduating seniors and for any Forks graduate that is continuing their education. Besides the auction, the Senior parents will be sponsoring a food booth to raise money for Senior Safe Night.

All great events, some great causes, come on out and enjoy!

In honor of the DVD release, we have made my mother, Shirley Totten's Fresh Apple Cake recipe for our overnight guests. The recipe is as follows:


2 Cups sugar and 4 cups finely diced apples. Mix these together and add:

1/2 cup vegetable oil, 2 well beaten eggs, 1 cup finely chopped nuts, 2 teaspoons vanilla. Mix these ingredients and add:

2 cups flour, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 2 teaspoons baking soda, and 1 teaspoon salt.

Mix altogether, pour in a greased 9 x 13 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Let cool and frost. I like to use cream cheese frosting, but chocolate is also good!


1 comment:

  1. I am looking forward to making this apple cake !!!!