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Busti Apple Festival - Expired Event

Location Busti Historical Society
3443 Lawson Rd
Jamestown, NY 14701
September 29, 2013 - September 29, 2013 - CONFIRMED!

From Busti Apple Festival Website:

The Busti Apple Festival is the direct successor to the Busti Pioneer Crafts Festival, the original craft festival of southwestern New York. It is held on the last Sunday in September. It runs 11 am to 5 pm on the grounds of the sponsoring Busti Historical Society, next to the historic Busti Gristmill and museum. Admission is $3 per adult. Parking is free on the adjoining Busti Volunteer Fire Department grounds.

Major features:
Demonstrations-Pioneer and 19th century life and survival skills
Crafts-Sale of hand made handicraft items-private vendors.
Farmers' market-Sales of locally grown produce-private vendors.
Ready to eat and take home foods-seasonal and down home.

The demonstrations include a wide variety such as spinning and weaving, quilting, flax breaking, candle making, log hewing, and soap making.

The craft booths number well over 100. The farmers' market includes apples, pumpkins, honey, maple products, and vegetables.

The foods include over 600 of the famous pies, cider, the authentically made apple butter, beef on kummelweck, hot dogs, hamburgers, pop, funnel cakes, baked goods and more.

Other features include the live one room school demonstration, a Civil War reenactment, music and dance demonstrations, antique and model engines, mill tours, grain milling and much more. Specific demonstrations and other details are subject to annual change. The Busti Apple Festival is held rain or shine, handicapped accessible, children under 12 are free, and all proceeds go to fund the Busti Mill restoration.

The original Busti Pioneer Crafts Festival was held September 16 and 17, 1972, patterned after a festival first held May 22, 1965 in Madison County. The first Busti Apple Festival was held in 1975.
Event Website
Show hoursSun 11-5
Public Admission Price$3
Art/Craft Spaces
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