Saturday, October 1, 2016

How Many Varieties of Apples Are There?

Wayne County, NY 19th Annual Apple Tasting Tour - October 1 - 31, 2016
apple on covered cake plate
Little do most people know that Wayne County, NY is the second largest apple producing region in the United States next to Washington State.  Let me repeat myself. Wayne County, NY is the second largest apple producing region in the United States next to Washington State.  And we're pretty proud of that little tidbit.

For nearly 20 years the apple farmers in Wayne County, NY have hosted an Apple Tasting Tour featuring a plethora of varieties of apples. You name them, we've got them. This is a self guided tour. Start where you want and end your day at Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast where you can enjoy a baked apple dessert in the evening and a savory apple omelet for breakfast in the morning when you stay.

Apple Dessert cup with raisins and walnuts
Travel the scenic country roads through orchard upon orchard from farm market to farm market. Sample the uniqueness of each apple offered.  Learn what apples are best for cooking and what ones are best for just eating.  U-Pick and other fresh produce, baked goods, and cider will be available for purchase. Each stop is unique unto itself. Be sure to Enter To Win A Door Prize.
Apple Omelet with homemade honey oat bread, apples and berries
For more Information and to download your Apple Tasting Passport go to:   Make it a Weekend Get-Away at Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast all through October. Call for your reservations.

Long Acre Farms Corn Maze

Fun for the whole family starts at 
Long Acre Farms  Eddy Rd, Macedon, NY
Experience a Moonlight Maze starting at 6 P.M.
The cost is $11/person.
Long Acre Farms Moonlight Maze
Dates for the Moonlight Maze is September 30th, and October 1, 7, 14, & 15, 21,22, 28 & 29.  For more information call (315) 986-4202

Haunted Hayrides of Greater Rochester
DeFisher Farm - 3329 Eddy Rd. Williamson, NY
Opening Weekend: September 30 - October 1 & 2
Hayrides start at 7:30 P.M. and go until 10:30 P.M. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 30.
Be prepared to be spooked!

October 14 & 15
Moonlight Cemetery Tour - Lakeview Cemetery, Pultneyville, NY.  - Two Tours  each night - 7 P.M.  & 8 P.M.  
Actors in period clothes portray citizens from the past.
Cider and refreshments in Gates Hall (Corner of Lake Rd & Lake Ave) after the tour.

October 15
Historic Palmyra's Famous Cemetery Walk - 3 Shows-One night only  (315)597-6981
An amazing journey into the land of the dead.
Admission: Adults - $15  Children (ages 6 - 17) $8/ person. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Get one 1/2 priced ticket when you buy one full priced ticket.

October 28 & 29 - A Scary Halloween Attraction
Haunted Jail & Cellblock Terror at the
Wayne County Museum / Jail: 21 Butternut St., Lyons, NY
Admission: $5/person  For tickets and information: (315) 946-4943;

We hope you have a SPOOKTACULAR October!

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