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Festival of Fruit

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The Friends of Piper’s Orchard invite the community to join them in celebrating Carkeek Park’s historic orchard. Events will include cider pressing and tasting, live music, an apple pie contest, activities for kids, apple identification and more.

Apple pie contest: Back by popular demand – bring a contest entry by 9:30 a.m. and buy a piece of contest pie after the winners are announced.

There will be activities in two locations in Carkeek Park:

In Piper’s Orchard
Visit the orchard
Get your fruit tree and grape questions answered
Apple identification
Apple variety tasting
Mason Bee demonstrations
Live Music

At the Environmental Center
Apple pie contest
Fresh pressed cider demonstration
Buy pies and cider from Tillie’s Cafe
Master Gardener Clinic with activities for adults and children
Carkeek Wildlife Habitat Gardens tours
Live Music

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