One day only, Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dibble House Museum Complex in Molalla
The Molalla Area Historical Society is presenting it's 39th annual Apple Festival for one day only, Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. As always, apple pie and other baked goods with ice cream will be available for sale, along with Dibble House jellies, fudge, and caramel apples. An apple pie contest will have prizes, including a handcrafted pie plate by Eunice Ceramics. To enter a pie in the pie contest, deliver it to the contest tent by 11 a.m. Judging begins at noon.
Live music will be by Chris and Virgil Foster; Zzymosis; Fiddlesticks; Sky in the Road; Heartstrings; and Steve Boss. As a special treat, the Northwest Rose Historians will be there to dedicate "Jacob's Yellow Rose," a Harrison's Yellow Rose, which was brought over the Oregon Trail in 1852 by the Robbins family. Demonstrations of hand crafts and needlework will be presented. Vendors will show handcrafted items, including exotic wood turnings, and hand-made soaps, handwarmers, and natural body and bath products. Educational displays and demonstration of Native American crafts will be presented by David Lewis of Grand Ronde. Admission is free, but your tax deductible donations are welcome. The Molalla Area Historical Society is a 501(3)(c) non profit organization, dedicated to preserving the historical buildings and archives housed at the Dibble House Museum Complex. The historical society has recently completed renovations on the stairs, porches and ramps to improve safety and access to buildings.