Sturgeon Bay, Wis. (August 28, 2023) — The Door County Historical Society is thrilled to announce the eagerly anticipated Apple Fest ’23, scheduled for September 23rd from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This family-friendly event promises a delightful day of apple-themed festivities, delicious treats, historical insights, and wholesome entertainment. Open to the public, Apple Fest ’23 is set to become a highlight of the fall season.
Get Ready for a Flavorful Experience:
Step into a world of apple delights as you explore the rich history and flavors of this beloved fruit. Attendees will have the opportunity to indulge in a variety of apple treats, from classic apple pies to caramel apple creations, that will tantalize taste buds. The apple tasting stations will offer a chance to savor the distinct flavors of different apple varieties, showcasing the incredible diversity that nature has to offer.
A Journey Through Apple History:
Delve into the fascinating history of apples and their significance in the local culture. Learn about the journey of apples through time, from their humble beginnings to their role in shaping the community. Discover the stories of orchardists, farmers, and apple enthusiasts who have contributed to the thriving apple legacy of Door County.
Fun and Games for All Ages:
Apple Fest ’23 offers a cornucopia of entertainment with exciting apple-themed games and crafts that everyone can enjoy. From apple toss challenges to artistic apple crafts, there’s something for everyone in the family. Engage in the time-honored tradition of apple peeling and experience the joy of operating an apple cider press, yielding that sweet, fresh juice that embodies the essence of the harvest season.
Groove to Live Music and Savor Delicious Food:
The festival ambiance will be alive with the sounds of live music, creating the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable day. A selection of food trucks will be on-site, offering an array of culinary delights to satisfy every palate. Indulge in savory dishes and mouthwatering treats that perfectly complement the festive atmosphere.
Explore the Past:
For history enthusiasts, the event presents an opportunity to explore the rich past of Door County through guided tours of the historic buildings at Heritage Village at Big Creek. As you wander through these architectural gems of yesteryears, you’ll immerse yourself in the lives of the people who once called these remarkable structures home. The experience includes observing the skilled blacksmith at work in the forge, exploring the Madden Tool Museum, witnessing yarn spinners in action, and even attending a school lesson straight from the 1890s.
Join us at Door County Historical Society’s Apple Fest ’23 for a day filled with laughter, learning, and the aroma of apples in the air. Admission is just $5 each (children under 4 are free), making it a fantastic opportunity to bring family, friends, and neighbors together for an enjoyable celebration.