Area talent show to hold second round of auditions

The second round of auditions for the “Apple Blossom’s Got Talent!” competition is scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Bright Box Theater.

A third round of auditions for the talent show is scheduled for March 11. The semifinal contest will be held on April 8, and the final competition will be held on April 29 during the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.

Ten winners from each audition will be chosen to compete in the semifinals. Twelve of the top 30 contestants will compete in the final round.

Prizes awarded at the final event are $5,000 for first place, $1,500 for second place and $500 for third place.

The 10 semifinalists chosen from the first round of auditions held earlier this month are Lauren Armstrong, Angel Bullock, the Campbell Family, Cross N Styles, Jim Dugan, Kara and the Wayfarers, Rena Kornreich, Rebecca Little, Melanie Miller, Grace Nyberg and Jackie Stern.

The Bright Box Theater is located at 15 N. Loudoun St. on Old Town Winchester’s walking mall.

Tickets for the audition nights can be purchased at the Apple Blossom office at 135 N. Cameron St.

For full details and information, visit http://www.thebloom.com.