Posts Tagged ‘ Apple Harvest ’

Garden club announces fairy house competition

July 27, 2014
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An example of a fairy house constructed by one of the Orchard Valley Garden Club members. Residents will have a chance to build their own this year, just in time for the Apple Harvest Festival.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer For the third year, the fairy godmothers of the Orchard Valley Garden Club in Southington will host the fairy festival at the Apple Harvest Festival. However, this year, the club is hosting a competition for the public. The public will receive ballets to vote on the best houses and there…

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Apple Harvest Road Race; Record numbers turn out despite weather conditions

October 11, 2013
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By John Goralski
On Sunday, Oct. 6, record numbers braved the weather at the start of the 2013 Apple Harvest Road Race.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Corinne Griffin clenched her son Collin’s hand at the front door of the YMCA and watched a crowd of wet volunteers shuffling through the entrance hall with arm loads of equipment from the Apple Harvest Road Race. Her son had pre-registered for the Little Fritter Fun Runs, but they had…

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Festival planning is year round effort

July 8, 2013
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By Vannessa Stevens Contributor Planning is underway for Southington’s 45th Apple Harvest Festival. The annual event will take place Oct. 4 to 6 and Oct. 11 to 13. The downtown Southington festival attracts anywhere from 75,000 to 100,000 people every year. It offers food, fun, and live entertainment. It also provides a showcase for local…

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