The festival features hands-on children’s activities, apple tasting, cider pressing, and demonstrations of historic orchard tools. Visitors can make cider in a historic barn, taste heirloom apples, and view varieties of rare fruit provided by the Virginia Tech Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center. Heirloom apple trees will also be available for sale and pre-order during the event.
The Autumn Apple Festival is free with paid Museum admission. The
Museum is conveniently located off Route 28 and Route 7 in Claude Moore Park,
Sterling, Virginia. The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 and 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 29.
For more information, visit http://www.heritagefarmmuseum.org/.