Peddler’s Village Apple Festival November 5 & 6, 2011

Presenting the 40th Annual Peddler’s Village Apple Festival

November 5 & 6, 2011

(LAHASKA, PA) October 12, 2011…Celebrate apple season and the local harvest at the Peddler’s Village 40th Annual Apple Festival on Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, rain or shine. Admission and parking are free.

·  Dig into a scrumptious selection of all things apple from crisp apple fritters and warm apple pie to savory apple dumplings, doughnuts, cakes, turnovers, caramel apples and more from Peddler’s Village merchant and restaurant booths.

·  Sample an array of green, golden or red delicious apples from local orchard, Fairview Farm of Pineville, and take home a bushel of your favorite! Sip a warm cup of locally produced apple cider and sample some Pennsylvania Dutch apple butter while you watch authentic demonstrations of cider production in an antique cider press and old-fashioned apple butter cooking in a huge cauldron.

·  Once stomachs are satisfied, enjoy the live musical entertainment, jugglers and stilt walkers on the Main Green. Shop the unique handcrafted items at the 40 artisan booths on the Street Road Green that include decorative ironwork, folk art, jewelry, pottery, Victorian stained glass, leather creations, hand painted and reproduction furniture.

·  Each afternoon, cheer on the brave contestants in the traditional pie eating contests. The Apple Pie Eating Contest, held at 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, provides lots of laughs and prizes for winners.  Competitions are held in these age categories — 10 and under, 11-14 and 15 and up.  Contestants are chosen by lottery and must sign up from 10 a.m.-2: 45 p.m. at the Hospitality Booth on the Main Green.

The weekend entertainment includes:

Saturday, November 5
Daisy Jug Band: 11:00 am-3:00 pm, Gazebo
The Banjo Man: 12:00- 4:00 pm, Strolling
Tony Alosi: 1:00- 3:00 pm, Courtyard
The “J” Tones Jazz Quintet: 1:00- 3:00 pm, Crafter’s Area
Stiltwalker: 1:00- 4:00 pm, Strolling
Apple Pie Eating Contest: 3:00- 3:30 pm, Main Green Balcony
Blue Roots Bluegrass Band: 3:30- 6:00 pm, Main Green Balcony

Sunday, November 6
The Mango Men: 12:00-3:00pm, Gazebo
The Banjo Man: 12:00- 4:00pm, Strolling
The Overtones: 1:00-3:00pm, Courtyard
Stiltwalker: 1:00- 4:00pm, Strolling
Apple Pie Eating Contest: 3:00- 3:30pm, Main Green Balcony
Give ‘n Take Jugglers: 3:30-5:30pm, Main Green

About Peddler’s Village: In 2012, Peddler’s Village will celebrate its 50th anniversary as the premier shopping and dining destination in Bucks County, PA.  Follow the winding brick pathways of the colonial style village throughout 42 acres of award-winning gardens for a unique shopping and dining experience. Peddler’s Village has something for everyone, from 70 quality specialty shops and six restaurants to the 70-room Golden Plough Inn and Giggleberry Fair family entertainment center. Enjoy free seasonal festivals and year-round family events. For more information, please visit or call 215-794-4000.

Photo courtesy of Peddler’s Village

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