Friday, September 16, 2011

Apple Day Festival at Terhune Orchards

This weekend, September 17 and 18, Terhune Orchards will host the 35th annual Apple Day festival from 10 am to 5 pm. The fall harvest celebration will include wagon and pony rides, pumpkin and apple picking, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making and a cornstalk maze. On Saturday there will a book signing by Herman Parish, the children's book author of the Amelia Bedelia stories. Throughout the weekend there will be music performed by the Daisy Jug Band.

Food will be available at Pam's cafe, including an "Everything Apple" buffet of fresh apple pies, apple cider donuts, apple muffins and apple salad, as well as hot dogs, soup, chili, chicken and fresh pork sandwiches from the outdoor pig roast.

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