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17 Annual Vintage Virginia Apple Harvest Festival

Festival Features Apples..................Apples..................and more Apples! Fresh pressed cider, mulled cider, hard cider

Apple Butter and Brunswick Stew simmering over open fires, made on site by the CoveGarden Ruritans

Old fashioned Fried Apple Pies, Rachel Willis' Caramel Apples, and more.

Local Food Vendors featuring: Gryffon's Aerie Beef and Foods of All Nations Barbecue

Artisan Food and Craft Vendors: Caramont Farm Cheese, Pettigrew Woodworks, White Oak Baskets, Farmstead Ferments, Tall Cotton Farm and dozens more offering jams and jellies, hand crafted soaps, ironwork, jewelry, and baked goods

Entertainment Hayrides over the mountainside, all day

Music throughout the day

Workshops

Featured Artisans:

Tom Burford aka "Professor Apple" on Tasting Rare Apples

Margaret Shelton on Cool Season Gardening: Fall into Spring. Easy to grow salads, greens and hardy culinary herbs

Cider Pressing Demonstrations Tours of Albemarle CiderWorks cidery

Apple Pie Contest

Enter a pie into theApple Pie Contest sponsored by Charlottesville Cooking School. Entries must be made by 11:30am the day of the festival. Winner recieves a $100 gift certificate from Vintage Virginia Apples and Albemarle CiderWorks.

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Earlier Event: October 28
Nelson Farmers Market
Later Event: November 11
Charlottesville City Farmers Market