Apple pie contest, kids' activities highlight Hopkinton Apple Festival Oct. 2
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 6:27 am

HOPKINTON – The Friends of the Hopkinton Reading Center are having their fourth annual Apple Festival Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hopkinton Town Hall.

An apple pie contest will be held for no entry fee.

The pie submission cut-off is at 10:30 a.m., and the winner will be announced at 12:15 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded, and all pies will be served after judging.

Shows include Rachel Browning at 10:30 a.m., Jeff Boyer’s Bubble Trouble at 1 p.m., kids’ activities and bounce house.

McIntosh apples (and possibly other varieties) are $12 for a 100 lb. feed bag (2 plus bushels). Smaller bags will be available on the day.

Preorders are not required but are now being accepted: send orders with a check or money order to: Friends of HRC, PO Box 103, Nicholville, NY 12965. Call 323-4880, or e-mail ncicc@juno.com with questions.