Applefest Fall Fair!
August 04, 2011
Applefest Fall Fair!
Sunday September 25th
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Home-style Pancake Breakfast!
9:00 am to 11:00 pm
At Ireland House at Oakridge Farm!
Admission by Donation!
It’s an old-fashioned fall fair right here in the city! Enjoy the fruit of the season and take part in various activities, including scarecrow making, along with pony rides and face painting for kids. See antique tractors and, pioneer apple schnitzing and old-time apple cider making. Experience traditional demonstrators and artisans. Music and live country-style entertainment all day! Plenty of apple specialties and a country BBQ too!
FALL INTO FUN AT APPLEFEST FALL FAIR WITH a DELICOUS food menu, interactive attractions and rockin’ COUNTRY entertainment!
Jump into the sea of hay and join in a great harvest fair tradition – Make Your Own Scarecrow! ~~ How about a try at the Hay Maze? ~~ See antique tractors and historic automobiles on display ~~ Enjoy an array of “Harvest Fare” ~~ Tempt your taste buds with country favourites like BBQ, apple treats including candy apples, apple blossoms with caramel sauce and of course apple pie! ~~
At the FREE stage of live entertainment stomp down to some country dancing demonstrations and take in folk and country music unlike you’ve heard before~~ How about a little sidestep with the Krazy Kanuck Kloggers?
There will be FREE pony rides! ~~ Featured will be farm-style competitions Learn to milk a cow with the DFC Mobile Experience! ~~ Take your turn at the apple toss, or jump over pumpkins, run around haystacks and barrels, crawl under strings of apples and pop a balloon at the Fall Harvest Obstacle Course ~~ Take part in fair-style games with prizes! ~Go on a treasure hunt to complete your adventure! ~~ There will be face-painting and clowns! ~~ Create a keepsake at the hands-on craft station and take home a special fall harvest centre piece ~~
Watch a traditional blacksmith work at the forge ~~ See fascinating artisans demonstrate their craft. ~~Take a tour through the historic Ireland House ~~ Experience historic cooking, apple schnitzing and apple cider making ~~Shop ‘til you drop at the Trifles & Treasures Bazaar ~~ Find excellent fall treasures, home decorations and unique handmade items in the vendor area ~~ Do not miss your chance to bid at the Applefest Silent Auction! ~~
“If you enjoy a taste of the country, you will love Applefest Fall Fair.” It’s a fun event for the whole family with the exciting activities and attractions of a country fair. Bigger and better than ever, Applefest will celebrate the changing of the seasons with fantastic games, crafts, FREE live musical entertainment and delicious “Harvest Fare” food.
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