Apple Butter and Cheese Festival Sept. 26

Rain or shine, the annual Apple Butter and Cheese Festival here will take place on Sept 26. 

With free admission and parking, the day starts at 7am with a pancake and sausage breakfast.

The festival offers activities to entertain the whole family.  Activities include; a horseshoe tournament, quilt auction at 2:30pm; an antique car and trac­tor display with a parade at noon; craft demonstrations; boat regatta; pony and stage coach rides, puppet show and mini tractor pull to entertain children.  Erick Traplin is performing on the main stage from 9 to 10am.

Other attractions include a smorgasbord dinner of roast pork, pigtails, and roast beef from 10:30am to 2pm, an artisan sale and demonstration, crafts, country meats, cheese, and baking at the on site market.   Homemade apple dump­lings and fritters, sausage and schnitzel on a bun and fresh apple butter and cider from the local cider mill are some of the many foods available on the street mall. 

A Tribute to Elvis is on at 12:45pm on the main stage. Free farm tours including a dairy and horse farm and cider mill tour are available until 3pm. The 5km run or walk starts at Wellesley Public School at 10am.  Wellesley is located 20 minutes north west of Kitchener Waterloo on Regional Road 5. 

For further details visit welles­ley­abc­