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9/23/2017 - Apple Festival

The 24th Annual Apple Festival, sponsored by the South Britain Congregational Church, 693 South Britain Road, Southbury CT, will be held on Saturday, September 23 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. One of the highlights of the Festival will be sale of homemade apple pies made by the members of the church. Other homemade baked goods will also be available. The luncheon will feature BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, hamburgers, sandwiches and apple crisp and pumpkin pie for dessert. Vegetarian gluten-free food will be offered as well. An outdoor snack bar will be available for the occasional hunger breaks and will feature apple cider donuts, gourmet caramel apples, and apple dumplings. Hot dogs will also be available.

The festival will include many family-friendly events to help guests enjoy the celebration.

The White Elephant room always has treasures for the bargain hunter. The Country Store will feature hand-crafted bird houses, apples and cider. Other booths and activities include a Book Room, a ladies Accessories Room, Jewelry Boutique, Mainly Men Shop, and the ever-popular Pick-A-Prize. The Silent Auction will feature specialty items on which to bid. Local arts and crafts vendors will be selling items as well.

Special children’s activities will be available in Kid’s World where games and prizes will be offered throughout the day. A big favorite is the infamous Dunk Tank. Local celebrities are scheduled for dunking in the Tank throughout the day.

Drummers will offer peaceful music to open the Festival at 9:00 AM. The Rockin’ Roosters Square dancers will entertain at 10: l5 AM followed by the Ole Tyme Bristol Players. A mini concert on the newly renovated Shantz pipe organ will take place at 12: l5 with church organist, Wayne Gunther, performing. At 1:30 “Here Comes Trouble” will provide super harmony accompanied on the piano by Mr. Gunther.

There is plenty of free parking and no admission fee is charged. All are welcome for a fun country festival.

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Event: Apple Festival at South Britain Congregational Church
Event Date: 9/23/2017
Event Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Admission Fee: Free
Event Organizers: South Britain Congregational Church | www.southbritainchurch.org | 203- 264-5890
Event Location: South Britain Congregational Church, 693 South Britain Road (Rte 172), Southbury