Save the date — Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Christ Church Tashua, located at 5170 Madison Ave., Trumbull announced its 40 annual Apple Festival. This two-day event is held on the historic church grounds which is listed on the National Historic Register, in Trumbull, Connecticut.
This year’s event will feature homemade pies, gourmet quiches and baked goods, a variety of arts and crafts from local and out-of-state artisans, locally grown apples, cider, pumpkins, gourds, cornstalks, and colorful mums and other fall plants, plus children’s games, raffle prizes, entertainment, local non-profits and more.
Vendors will display a variety of original wares, including clothing, jewelry, pottery, home décor items, gourmet food products, and more.
In addition, baked goods and cafe areas will present a variety of treats, including homemade pies (apple, apple crumb, peach and blueberry), gourmet quiches, cakes, breads, crisps, cookies, caramel apples and more.
Harvest Heaven offers local fresh apples, cider, cookbooks, pumpkins, gourds, indian corn, cornstalks, and colorful mums, asters and other fall plants.
Christ Church Tashua proudly supports locally grown items from Connecticut. Plus, the food tent providing freshly prepared food (hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage and peppers, chili, clam chowder, french fries, fried dough etc.), beverages and snacks.
The children’s area has bounce houses, face painting, fun carnival games, crafts and a raffle of children’s toys and games.
There is entertainment each day. Stop by for lunch on Saturday and enjoy the Monroe Notables at noon, or Fred Astaire Dance Studio at 1 p.m. On Sunday, visit the Metropolitan Car Group of CT all day or the Monroe Dance Academy at 2 p.m.
There is also a raffle with five great prizes (a 60” Samsung smart TV, a set of two Swiss Army watches, a Weber Spirit Gas Grill, a basket of gift cards from Target, Benedict’s Home and Garden, Starbucks, Prime 111 Restaurant, TJ Maxx/Home Goods and Home Depot and a handmade contemporary design quilt).
Free admission and free parking.
For more information, call the parish office at 203-268-5566 or visit christchurchtashua.com.