Festival of Fruit September 24, 2016

The 10th annual Piper’s Orchard Festival of Fruit is on Saturday, September 24th, at the Carkeek Park Nancy Malmgren Environmental Learning Center and Piper’s Orchard from 10:00AM – 2:00PM. Mother Nature is predicting beautiful fall weather. So, come enjoy:

  • Apple pie contest – submit entries by 10:30AM – great prizes
  • Buy pie and fresh-pressed cider at Tillie’s Cafe
  • Help press cider with apples from the orchard
  • Enjoy live music
  • Kids crafts and activities
  • Taste apple varieties from the orchard and local farmers’ market
  • Bring apples from your trees for identification
  • Tour the historic orchard
  • Attend the Master Gardeners Clinic
  • Tour the Carkeek wildlife habitat garden


variety tasting

Bruce and Jane MacLean let visitors taste apple and pear slices from the varieties grown in Piper’s Orchard


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