Celebrate Fall at the Johnny Appleseed Festival

fall festivalsMeet and greet Johnny Appleseed himself on Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Johnny Appleseed Festival in Crystal Lake, Il. The one-day event is a celebration of Fall and includes a full day of family activities such as live music, entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo, pumpkin train, pumpkin bowling, clowns, face painting, story telling, scarecrow decorating contest, wagon rides, a Farmers Market and so much more!

The Crystal Lake Historical Society will demonstrate how to use an antique apple cider press and apple peeler. And you can pull out Grandma’s famous pie recipe and participate in an Apple Pie Baking Contest. For those of you who think you can eat a lot, there will be an Apple Pie Eating Contest.

Dozens of vendors will turn out for the Craft Fair that will be held in Ormsby Motors’ parking lot.  Look for beautiful and unique handmade items. These items make great gifts, start your holiday shopping now!

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