Vermont Apple Fests 2017

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Apples in all forms are celebrated this fall in two separate festivals that are close to Maple Leaf Inn. Check your calendar and plan to come for a visit to enjoy all the fun and tasty fare.

19th Century Apple & Cheese Harvest Festival and Apple Pie Baking Competition. This delicious-sounding event celebrates Johnny Appleseed’s birthday, September 24, 2017, at the Justin Morrill State Historic Site in Strafford, Vermont. The stars of the fest are delicious homegrown heirloom apples and fine artisan Vermont cheeses. Enjoy a slice of apple pie, and check out the winning recipes. There will be activities to amuse the entire family—including face painting and live farm animals for the kids, and wonderful old timey banjo and fiddle tunes by Out on a Limb that will have everyone tapping their feet. Make your own cider in an antique press, play period games, hike along the Lookout Trail, or check out the old icehouse and historic home. The event takes place rain or shine.

9th Century Apple & Cheese Harvest Festival and Apple Pie Baking Competition
Sunday, September 24, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Justin Smith Morrill Homestead
214 Justin Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford, VT
$10/adults; $5/children under 15 years of age

Woodstock, Vermont, is always a great place to go for festivals, and come October 7-8, it will be hosting an Apples and Crafts Fair. More than 100 juried craftspeople and specialty food producers will be showcasing a wide range of work and apple-themed products. It’s never too early to think about holiday gifts!
Woodstock Apples and Crafts Fair
October 7-8, 2017
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bailey’s Meadow
Route 4 East, Woodstock, VT
$4/admission, children 12 and under are free

Not only do we enjoy heading out to the local fests, we love bringing home a supply of apples and cheeses to use in our B&B breakfasts. So come for a visit, and sample a taste of Vermont!

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