Today and next weekend is "Apple Saturday" at the last living community of Shakers in the world at Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester, Maine:
"Apple Saturday at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village: Step back in time at the last surviving active Shaker community in the world this fall, when the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester holds its annual Apple Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on September 24th, October 1st, and October 8th, 2005. Activities include a special exhibit and a walking tour (reservations required) of the apple orchards and a sampling of the historic and new apple varieties... (from http://portlandme.about.com)Can't get enough of apples? Here's an apple muralist from Brazil (?!)
Want to make your own apple mural (or at least just snack on one or two?) Here's where you can follow the "Apple and Arts" trail in Maine to pick your own!
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