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Apple Harvest goes off without a hitch

October 5, 2016
Members of Sorelle d'Italia break into dance as their float passes the grandstand.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Under a cloudy and drizzling sky, food from various cultures was served, carnival rides were in motion, and the line for the Zion Lutheran Church apple fritter booth was endless. Fighting the weather forecast, the first weekend of the 48th annual Southington Apple Harvest Festival (AHF) barely missed a step.…

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Eating contests highlight Apple Harvest Festival

October 11, 2013
By Tammi Naudus
The Apple Harvest Festival got off to a great start last weekend and not even a damp Sunday could stop the annual road race and parade.
Above, the Apple Harvest Festival hostesses ride in the parade Sunday afternoon.
The festival resumes this weekend.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Contestants of all ages kept their mouths wide open and their stomachs growling during the apple pie and the apple fritter eating contests at the 45th annual Apple Harvest Festival. On Saturday, registered participants competed on the main stage to claim their title, stuffing their mouths until they could no…

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