The Grist Mill Heritage Club and operator Chris Mathieson and Staff will celebrate the end of the tourist season at the mill with the Annual Apple Day Celebration.
It all happens from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Monday, October 14.
An apple-infused pancake breakfast runs from 8 a.m. to 10:30, the Great Apple Pie Contest at 1 p.m. with Mat Duffus entertaining from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
The apple race from bridge to bridge in the creek happens at 2:30 p.m .
The Old Apple House studio will feature acoustical instruments, traditional songs and stories.
There’s a cider pressing, demonstration and a heritage apple interpretive table with display and some sales of old varieties.
The are traditional kids table games as well as lawn and field games available.
Apple Day is a family oriented event. Apple Day is half price day at the historic site. Free for kids five and under.
Vendors, especially those with an “apple angle” are welcome.
For more information call 250-499-2888.