The 2018 Apple Harvest Festival will be held on the town green over two weekends. Weekend One: Friday, Sept. 28, 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 30, noon to 7 p.m. Weekend Two: Friday, Oct. 5, 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 7, noon to 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20
APPLE HARVEST GALA. 6 to 10 p.m. in the Aqua Turf wagon room, 556 Mulberry St. Dinner, dancing, and entertainment. An up close preview of the festival and new attractions. Meet the 2018 Apple Harvest hostesses and celebrate the coronation of the Apple Harvest Queen. An opportunity to thank committee chairs and voluteers for making the festival possible. Cost is $40. Purchase tickets at southingtonahf.com.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29
FIREWORKS. 9 p.m.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 30
APPLE HARVEST PARADE. 2 p.m. on the town green. (Rain date: Sunday, Oct. 6).
A SHOT AT THE APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL MAIN STAGE. The Apple Harvest Festival committee is looking to showcase local talent on the main stage of the Apple Harvest Festival (Sept. 28-30, Oct. 5-7). Send YouTube video links to email@example.com or mail a dvd to Apple Harvest Festival, P.O. Box 907, Southington, CT 06489. In the subject field, put “A Shot at the AHF Main Stage.” Stage time is limited, and selections will be made by the music and entertainment committee. More info on the festival at southingtonahf.com.
YOUTH BOOTH ARTISTS. The Apple Harvest Festival is looking for middle school and high school entrepreneurs to showcase business services and products they’ve developed as well as student artists (middle and high schools) to display or sell their artwork, including paintings, ceramics, wood, and metal art. Contact: ahfestival@ southington.org