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35th Annual Apple Festival

October 05, 2014
Venue: Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site
Address: 124 NW Fillmore Street, Topeka, KS 66606
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Admission: $5 in advance or $6 at the gate
Phone: 785-368-3888
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Children 12 and under are free. Take the FREE bus from the Judicial Building (301 SW 10th Ave) parking lot. Advanced tickets can be purchased at all Topeka Dillons locations, the Parks and Recreation Administration office (3137 SE 29th St), or at Old Prairie Town. You are invited to see all of the wonderful changes Old Prairie Town at Ward-Meade Historic Site has made when you spend the day at this Topeka tradition. There will be new entertainment and activities. Enjoy everything from Bierocks to Barbecue, Turkey Legs, Sarsaparilla to Green Rivers. And, of course, apples and more apples in caramel, in pies, in fritters, and in the cider! Our dedicated and talented volunteers will demonstrate traditional pioneer skills and crafts: quilting, weaving and spinning, blacksmithing, and other almost-lost arts. Visit the annual Quilt Show in the Lingo Livery Stable. Music, laughter, fun and enlightenment provided by our roving musicians and entertainers. There’s even more excitement on the main stage. Check out the parks and recreation website for performers. Explore the “Peddler’s Village” in the botanical gardens filled with artisans selling their wares. We have new crafters plus many popular favorites. The Potwin Drug Store and Mulvane General Store will be open for your shopping pleasure. Choose form Victorian items, antique reproduction toys, unique gift items and cards. When you’re done there, indulge yourself to old-fashioned candy and a soda fountain or ice cream treat. Let our costumed volunteers guide you through our historic buildings with stories of years gone by. Visit the cabin, the Everest Church, the mansion, the one-room school house, the Pauline Depot and more!