Just an hour from Pine Country, the Village of Long Grove, Illinois, knows how to celebrate the apple. During the weekend of September 27-29, the village will host their 21st Annual Apple Fest Weekend. This is a fun-filled family weekend that not only offers apple-inspired treats, but also music, pony rides, kiddie rides, and face painting, all set in the beautiful backdrop of historic Long Grove. For more information visit www.visitlonggrove.com.
No matter which beautiful fall weekend you plan to spend time at Diamond Caverns, in Kentucky, nearby Trunnell’s Farm Market has fall fun planned every weekend throughout the season. There’s Ole Cider Days, scheduled for September 28-29, featuring cider and sampling, and all things apple. Or, OctoberFest, October 5-6, which features a Corn Toss, interactive Corn Maze, hayrides, pumpkin sculpting, pumpkin painting and more. A little over an hour’s drive from the preserve, you can enjoy the Kentucky countryside on the drive from Diamond Caverns to Trunnell’s. For details and times, visit www.trunnellsfarmmarket.com.
The Wisconsin Dells 16th Annual Harvest Fest is a weekend full of fall events scheduled for October 19-20 and all the fun is just 10 miles from Yukon Trails RV & Camping Resort. An arts and crafts marketplace, microbrews, scarecrow stuffing, pumpkin decorating and hay and pony rides are just a few of the events on tap. To learn more about this fun family festival, visit www.wisdells.com.