19th Century Apple & Cheese Harvest Festival & Apple Pie Baking Competition

$5.00$10.00

Sunday, September 24, 11:00am-3:00pm
Morrill Education Center, Gardens & Grounds

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AWARD WINNER! “Top Ten 2017 Fall Events” —Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Come celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s birthday! Bring the whole family to a harvest festival at the Justin Morrill State Historic Site. Features face-painting, live music by Out on a Limb and an apple pie contest with prizes that include gift certificates to popular local businesses. Meet live farm animals—the kind that Justin Morrill would have had on his small 19th-century farm. Make your own cider in an antique press, taste heirloom apples, fine artisan Vermont Cheeses, Vermont ice cream and homemade apple pie. Play period games, hike the lookout trail and play Valley Quest. Also includes gardens, exhibits, an icehouse, ice pond and a historic home decorated with gingerbread designs.

The musical group Out on a Limb plays a selection of music from Hank to Hendrix—from old timey banjo and fiddle tunes thru jazz standards. Featuring Rick Barrows (mandolin and vocals), Bob Totz (Guitar, Harmonica trumpet and Vocals), Melissa Desiervo (Banjo, clarinet and vocals), Steve Glazer (guitar and vocals), Erin Smith (fiddle, bass and vocals) and Paul Kifner (Bass and vocals).

Rain or shine.

$10 adults – $5 under 15 (includes lunch).

Preregistration is not required.
Please pay at the gate when you arrive (9/24) or Online (by Friday, September 22)

Additional information

Children or Adult

Children under 15, Adults 15 and up

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