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
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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