Applefest Fall Fair!
Museums of Burlington and Rocca Sisters & Associates proudly present:
APPLEFEST FALL FAIR!
An old-fashioned fall fair right here in the city!
Sunday, September 29th! ~11 - 4 p.m.
Join us for an Outdoor Pancake Breakfast to start off the day! 9:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. Country-style home-made pancakes & specialty syrup! ($5.00 Adults, $2.50 Children* includes all beverages)
~ A Burlington Cultural Days Event ~
“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 with fantastic games, crafts, FREE live musical entertainment, special attractions, exhibitors and delicious “Harvest Fare” food such as country-style BBQ including pulled pork, delicious apple treats including apple tarts with caramel sauce, apple cider and of course, apple pie!
11:15 am Carol Anne Line Dancing Performance
12:00 pm Glenn McFarlane
(Harmonica, “ugly stick” & other musical instruments!)
1:15 pm Krazy Kanuck Kloggers
1:45 Demonstrations from the Ontario Rodeo Association!
2:00 pm Straight South
(Country music duo extraordinaire!)
3:30 pm Apple Prince and Princess Contest
Sign your children up to be crowned Applefest 2013 Prince and Princess… Kids answer a few fun questions & they will get the opportunity to win a special prize basket & be crowned Prince & Princess of Applefest! Children between the ages of 6-10 may enter.
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?
~~ Live roping demonstrations with the Ontario Rodeo Association!
~~Activities with the 4Cats Arts Studio! ~~
~~See antique tractors and historic automobiles on display
~~ Take a tour through the historic Ireland House
~~ Experience historic cooking, apple schnitzing and apple cider making!
~~ Watch as fascinating artisans demonstrate rug-hooking, wood-carving & rope-making!
~~Face-painting & balloons with children’s entertainer JuggleMagic!
~~ Make your own neat crafts! FREE children’s craft!
~~Kicks for Kids Inflatables & Demos!
Have fun with the Fall Harvest Obstacle Course and Games!
~~Pony Rides (12-3pm)
~~Visit with the SPCA & meet pets you can adopt!
~~ Junior Farmer Games, Fair-Style Activities – Guess the weight of the pumpkin to win!
~~ Historic Cooking and Horticultural society arrangements!
~~ Shop at our Farmers’ Market & experience an “Old-Fashioned” General Store!
~~ Find excellent fall treasures, home decorations and unique handmade items in the vendor area!
~~ Enjoy live stage entertainment all day including country dance demonstrations and musical performances!
~~ And do not miss your chance to bid at the Applefest Silent Auction!
ADMISSION to Applefest is FREE thanks to the generous support of The Rocca Sisters & Associates! Additionally, all children will receive a free goodie bag and a ticket to be entered into a draw to win a special prize basket!!!!
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*Please note overflow parking for this event will be available at M.M. Robinson High School*
All proceeds from Applefest go to Museums’ educational programs and preservation of the historic collection.
For more information contact Sylvia, Special Events Programmer, 905-332-9888 - firstname.lastname@example.org www.museumsofburlington.com Museums of Burlington: Ireland House Museum –2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, ON L7P 5A8
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