Quick bites: Hanover Sip & Stroll, Kennett Brewfest, Apple Harvest Fest
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National Apple Harvest Festival
It’s nearly time for the annual pilgrimage to the Biglerville area for the National Apple Harvest Festival.
The festival runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 7-8 and 14-15, at the South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Road (aka Route 234), Biglerville. Admission is $10 for ages 12 and up and free for children under 12, with discounted $9 admission for seniors 60 and older and military personnel with ID. Parking is included.
Featured attractions include chain-saw carving, hay rides, Native American dancers, puppet shows, a petting zoo, pony rides and strolling characters. Antique-lovers will find vintage and classic cars, farm equipment, gas engines and more. Food vendors will offer a wide variety of apple and non-apple treats. More than 300 arts and crafts vendors will present their wares.
Smoking, pets and drones are prohibited at the festival. For more information, visit www.appleharvest.com or call the festival office at 717-677-9413.
Trek east toward Philly for the 20th anniversary of the Kennett Brewfest.
The 2017 festival features 110 breweries offering 2-ounce sample pours from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at 600 S. Broad St., Kennett Square, about a 90-minute drive from York. Bands will provide live music, and a variety of food and merchandise vendors will have stands.
Tickets are $50 with a tasting cup and sample pours included or $15 for a designated driver with free non-alcoholic drinks included. The festival is only open to ages 21 and up.
For more information, visit kennettbrewfest.com or call 610-444-8188.
Main Street Hanover
Fall Sip & Stroll
Spend an afternoon sampling food, wine and beer at downtown Hanover shops during the Fall Sip & Stroll.
The fun lasts from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at a variety of businesses. Attendees — who must be 21 or older — will pick up wristbands in Center Square. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 on Saturday, with a $10 in advance or $15 day-of pass for designated drivers.
Children and pets are prohibited. For more information, visit www.mainstreethanover.org or call 717-637-6130.