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Apple Butter Stirrin’ coming to Roscoe Village

| October 17, 2013

COSHOCTON – Historic Roscoe Village celebrates autumn as the enticing aroma of fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire and the brilliant hues of the season provide the backdrop at Apple Butter Stirrin’.

Held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, the festival offers fun and entertainment for all ages. Activities will include an invitational craft show, demonstrations, children’s activities, food booths, a corn shellin’ contest and so much more.

Entertainment throughout the weekend will feature the sounds of bluegrass, Appalachian folk, country, plus music of the 60s, 70s and 80s. Saturday entertainment also includes the corn shellin’ contest on the main stage at 3:30 p.m.

On Sunday, more live musical entertainment will provide a festive fall atmosphere for the final day of the Apple Butter Stirrin’. The Roscoe Village quilt raffle will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The raffled quilt is hand-stitched and donated by the Roscoe Village volunteers. Tickets are available at the Roscoe Village Visitor Center and throughout the weekend of the Apple Butter Stirrin’ at the main stage.

Admission to the festival is $5 per person – under 12 is free. The fee includes admission into the living history buildings and live entertainment at the main stage. There is no charge for parking at any of the Roscoe Village lots.

Open year-round Historic Roscoe Village, offers living history tours, hands-on activities, candlelight tours, garden strolls, shopping, dining and special events. The Roscoe Village Foundation is a non-profit organization. Historic Roscoe Village is a restored 19th Century living history community depicting life in Ohio’s Canal Era. For information about Apple Butter Stirrin’ or Historic Roscoe Village, call 622-7644 or visit www.roscoevillage.com.

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