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Apple Festival

Our annual Apple Festival is back again! Join us for an afternoon of food, fun, entertainment, and of course, Shoaff's Mill! See the mill grind corn as it did for over 100 years, witness demonstrators such as spinners and weavers, and sample fresh pressed apple cider, warm apple butter, and fresh baked cornbread! 

Vendors and demonstrators wanted! If you are interested in setting up at Apple Fest, contact mmarker@pa.gov for more details. Vendor space is extremely limited. 


Entertainment & Demonstrators scheduled to include:

Adia Walker & Kenny Brady - Blacksmithing demonstrations and selling products

Anderson Forge - Knife-making demonstrations 

DonnaLynn O'Donnell - Intro to Spinning, including individual lessons on using a drop spindle

Storytelling: Jack Graham (Saturday only) & Greta Rech of Antur Storytelling (Sunday only)

Duncannon Appalacian Trail Community - educational stand

Perry County Beekeepers - educational stand (Sat only)

Woodmobile (Sunday only)

Forestry - Rattlesnakes on Stage (Sunday only)

Special Program: Falconry demos (Sunday only)

Special Program: Intro to Backpacking demonstration - 1pm on Saturday (Possibly Sunday)

Special Program: Weather Lore (Sunday)

Special Program: Guess the Gadget - Antiques of the Past

Nature Displays in the Annex

Sat: Jay Smar performing folk music

Sun: To be determined!

More details to come soon!

Saturday, October 15 at 10:00am to 3:00pm

More dates through October 16, 2022

Little Buffalo State Park
1579 State Park Road, Newport, PA 17074-9428


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