Thursday, September 16, 2010

Apple Day Festival at Terhune Orchards

This weekend, September 18 and 19, Terhune Orchards will celebrate the 34th annual Apple Day festival from 10 am to 5 pm. The fall harvest event will include farm wagon rides and horse-drawn wagon rides, pony rides, pumpkin and apple picking, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making and a cornstalk maze. There will a book signing at 1 pm on both days by Herman Parish, the children's book author of the Amelia Bedelia stories, and there will be music throughout the weekend by the Daisy Jug Band. Food will be available at Pam's cafe, including an "Everything Apple" buffet of pies, donuts, muffins and salad, as well as hot dogs, soup, chicken and fresh pork sandwiches from the outdoor pig roast.

Parking for Apple Day is at the farm. Terhune Orchards is located at 330 Cold Soil Road in Princeton. Apple Day is held rain or shine. Admission is $5 per person. Children under 3 are admitted for free.

Photos: Apples by Scott Bauer, USDA ARS
Scarecrows at Terhune Orchards by Karen Stray Nolting