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October 2014

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www.FredParent.NET • • • 15 l l e e Ha ow n F UN! Celebrations for babies—grade 6 Visit for more information • Central Rappahannock Regional Library Festivals, Fun and Foliage APPLE PICKING: Carter Mountain Orchard. Open daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Pick your own in the orchard or buy pre-picked in the store. Apple Harvest Weekend activities include hayrides, music, wine tastings, pumpkins and picnic area. Also available in the store: fresh baked apple pies, apple cider donuts, pumpkins and specialty crafts. Apple Harvest Festival every weekend in Oct, 8 am - 7 pm! 1435 Carter Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, 22901. Grave's Mountain Lodge. October 4 – 5, October 11 – 12 October 18 – 19: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pick your own in the orchards or buy pre-picked in the store. Other activities include hayrides, barnyard animals, hay mountain, hay maze and picnic areas. 205 Graves Mountain Lane, Syria, 22743. Great Country Farms. Currently Open daily. 9 am - 5 pm. Wagon rides to pick your own apple orchard. 18780 Foggy Bottom Rd, Bluemont, VA. Stribling Orchard. Open Tues - Sun, 9am - 5pm. Tours available for youth/school groups. Pick your own apples, farm animals, picnic area and bakery with cider, pies, local honey and more. 11587 Poverty Hollow Lane, Markham, 22643. FALL FESTIVALS: Apple Gala & Cider Festival @ Great Country Farms. Sept 6, 7; Sept 13, 14; Sept 20, 21: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Watch apple butter being made, wagon rides, cider pressing demos/tastings, pick your apples, kids craft station, rope swings, pedal carts, corn maize and more! Cost: $12/Adults; $10/Kids. 18780 Foggy Bottom Rd, Bluemont, VA. Apple Harvest Celebration @ Carter Mountain Orchard. It's our biggest celebration of the year! 2014 Apple Harvest Celebration will be held EVERY weekend in October! Extended hours: Sat/Sun: Open 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. (1 st 3 weekends in October). Join us for music, food, hayrides, wine tastings, pump- kins, and all things apple! Belvedere Plantation Fall Festival Finale. Nov 1( 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.); Nov 2 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.). Pumpkin Smash competition! Reduced Farm Admission for Fall Finale is $12 (children two and under admitted free). Included in Farm Admission are the Corn Maze, Fun Barn, Zipline, Ye Olde Barnyard, Pumpkin Mountain Slide, Jumping Pillow, Hayride, and Pedal Tractors. Caledon Art & Wine Festival. Nov 1: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Enjoy what the area's finest artisans have to offer. Taste wine from local wineries. Hay rides. Admission for wine-tasting is $10 per person (21 and older - everyone must have ID to taste). The festival is free for non-tasting guests, but a $5 parking fee applies to all. 11617 Caledon Road King George VA 22485. 540-663-3861 COMPILED BY LEIGHA PECHER continued on pg 17

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