HARVEST FEST 2022 - THE DETAILS!
Harvest Fest 2022 at the Orchard is all but upon us, with a great weather forecast, a heavy crop of our historic apples, and plans for the three days now in place! All are family events, free to everyone.
DATE - October 7-9
LOCATION - The Stehekin Valley, with specific sites for each event
FRIDAY EVENING - VALLEY MUSIC NIGHT
LOCATION - Stehekin School - outdoors
TIME - 7 PM
A great lineup of Valley musicians, including Agnes on Fire, Mandy Ketchell, Alan Mundal, and Peggy Ann Courtney, will provide a fun and entertaining evening of music for an audience of all ages!
Notably - This event is outdoors on the lawn, so dress warmly and bring your own seating for this weather dependent event. The program is expected to last up to 90 minutes.
FRIDAY - SUNDAY PICKING, PRESSING, AND PICNICS
LOCATION - BUCKNER ORCHARD
TIME - 8 AM - 6 PM
From 8 AM to 6 PM, everything needed to pick apples and make cider will be provided for these three days. This includes
- picking bags and buckets
- boxes of various sizes
- cider presses
- bins and bowls
- cutting boards
- a limited supply of containers (please bring your own if you can.)
- cleaning supplies, and more
It is suggested families and small groups picnic at the Orchard any and all of the three days, and are encouraged to choose a time of day that works best for them. A stop at the Bakery and Garden will make your picnic a breeze! (There will be no potluck this year.)
Come and enjoy the bounty of the Buckner Orchard, support our local businesses, and help harvest another great crop of our historic Common Delicious, Rome Beauties, and Jonathan's!
Beyond Sunday, the cider presses, ladders, and cleaning materials will be available through the remainder of the picking season.
SUNDAY EVENING - POETRY NIGHT
LOCATION - Golden West Visitors Center, at the top of the hill at the Landing
TIME - 7 PM
Poetry Night returns at a new and larger location in 2022. Bring your favorite selections to share, reflective, humorous, memorable, enlightening, whatever you choose, including your own original pieces. Or, just relax by the fireplace and listen. This is a great way to end a busy, fun-filled weekend!