Apple Day at the Grist Mill

The Apple Pie Baking Contest at the Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens begins at 1 p.m.

on Thanksgiving Monday, October 13.

Mill Manager Chris Mathieson spots the first apple to float down Keremeos Creek at last year’s Apple Day at the mill.

 

Three judges will award first, second and third place ribbons, and winners will receive $80, $50, $35 gift certificates.

Grist Mill Heritage Club volunteers are busy assembling the Heritage and Heirloom Apple Display and will pick them up from growers who have any of those special old or unusual varieties.  Call 250-499-5417 for pick-up.

The Apple Day pancake breakfast runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  Barbecued burgers and smokies are served from noon to 2 pm.

Apple Day will feature family entertainer, Mat Duffus at 1 p.m. with a break in Mat’s performance of an apple race down Keremeos Creek. There will be fresh pressed apple juice, candied apples, “guess how many apples in the barrel” contest.

Thanksgiving Monday is a half price day at the Grist Mill, $3.50 and $2.50 for seniors and students.  Kids six and under are free.

 

Inquiries at 250-499-2888.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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