New Canaan Nature Center Celebrates Autumn Bounty with Cider Saturday

data blogSeptember 13, 2023

New Canaan, CT (September 13, 2023): As the leaves begin to change their hues and the crisp autumn air arrives, the New Canaan Nature Center invites the community to celebrate the season with its annual Cider Saturday event.

Taking place on Saturday, September 16th, from 11 am to 3 pm, this beloved tradition offers a delightful immersion into the heart of fall. Nestled amidst the Center's 40 acres of scenic woodlands, Cider Saturday promises an afternoon of family-friendly activities, educational experiences, and a vibrant celebration of the harvest.

Embrace the Orchard Spirit:

Witness the cider-making process firsthand: Interactive demonstrations showcase the transformation of fresh apples into the beloved autumn beverage.

Embrace the playful spirit of competition: The annual Apple Olympics returns, featuring Bowling for Apples and Apple Hoops, where participants of all ages can test their aim and coordination.

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Revel in Autumnal Delights:

Embark on a whimsical pumpkin scavenger hunt: Explore the grounds and uncover hidden gourds, sparking both exploration and a touch of friendly competition.

Unleash your inner artist: Seasonal harvest crafts offer a creative outlet for children and adults alike, capturing the essence of fall in colorful masterpieces.

Gather around the crackling campfire: Share stories, sing songs, and bask in the warmth of the flames, creating lasting autumn memories.

Tantalize Your Taste Buds:

Indulge in the flavors of the season: Baked apples with a touch of cinnamon, grilled corn on the cob, and homemade butter on freshly baked cornbread promise a culinary journey through the harvest.

Quench your thirst and satisfy your sweet tooth: Hot dogs, fresh cider, and apple cider donuts provide a delightful array of refreshments, perfect for fueling the afternoon’s festivities.

Cider Saturday welcomes guests of all ages. Tickets are $15 per person when purchased online, and children two and under are admitted free. Rain or shine, the Center invites you to embrace the spirit of fall with this cherished community event.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here