Apple Festival Will Drop Oct. 3 – Save the Date

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Attention apple-lovers! A date you won’t want to miss is Saturday, Oct. 3.

That’s when the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society will host its annual Apple Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the one-room Lutz-Franklin Schoolhouse, 4216 Countryside Lane, Hellertown.

The Apple Festival is a free, fun, family-friendly event that highlights the unique history of the school, which is located in a pastoral setting next to Kingston Park.

Some things to look forward to at this year’s festival include:

  • Apple tastingapple-tree-429213_1280
  • Music by the John Samuels Trio (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • A Hellertown Area Library story hour with crafts (at noon)
  • Bechdolt’s Orchard apple products for sale
  • Apple dessert contest
  • Pictures with Johnny Appleseed
  • Build-your-own bluebird house
  • Face-painting
  • A reading of “What Do Animals Eat?” by Bonnie Banks-Beers (1 p.m.)
  • Tours of the schoolhouse
  • Hot dogs and drinks for sale

For more information about the festival or the society, visit, email or call 610-625-8771.

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