GREENE – More than 10,000 visitors are anticipated for this weekend’s Greene Apple Fest. For 22 years, the United Methodist Church has organized the annual event on the third Saturday in September. The main attraction? Apples, of course.
The day-long event will feature crafters, food vendors and activities for kids and adults. There will be pumpkin painting, pony rides, Civil War reenactments, a collection of antique engines and apple pressing demonstrations.
Festival chairperson Alice Cobb recommends visitors bring their appetite. “There is so much good food,” said Cobb.
Many people attend just for the pies. “We usually sell out by one or two o’clock in the afternoon,” said Cobb. This is despite the fact that church members have been baking for months in preparation for the much anticipated event.