- Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 19:53
Greenock U.M. Church will host ‘Apple Fest’ and ‘Log House Days’ on Saturday, September 22 from 12:00 noon until 6:00 p.m. The two events occur next to each other at the Greenock United Methodist Church located at 1213 Greenock Buena Vista Road in Elizabeth Township.
|All hands are busy preparing apple dumplings for the Greenock U. M. Church Apple Fest to be held Saturday, Sept. 22.|
Apple dumplings are still the biggest draw to the festival menu, which includes, kielbasa, haluski, BBQ, chicken and pork, side dishes, baked goodspasta salad and homemade apple treats. Larry Hettler will oversee the making of 600 dumplings to be sold in pans of two with a limit of two pans. There will be no pre-orders. “We don’t want to sell out before the Apple Fest begins,” he said.
Children’s activities will include games for kids, Bouncy House, face painting and story time. Live folk music will also be performed to entertain the crowd. Proceeds from the Apple Fest will benefit the church’s projects and missions.
The 8th PA. Regiment of the Continental Line will pitch their tents at the adjacent Greenock Log House site to provide hands-on experience with living history from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Log house tours will be given to showcase recent improvement efforts by the Elizabeth Township Historical Society that include a new porch with cedar shingles and handicapped accessible ramp and the stonework of the rare turkey breast fireplace that has been restored stone by stone. Antiques and house wares decorate the parlor, kitchen and sleeping area. Vendors will show and sell Americana crafts and interesting items. Artists or crafters interested in participating may call 412-751-5389.