This Week on Long Island: Cider, Apples and a Fall Festival

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Welcome to This Week on Long Island! A recurring series, This Week on Long Island rounds up the top food and beverage events for the week.

This Week

Pour the Core: Long Island 2019

When: September 28
Where: Heckscher State Park in East Islip

 Pour the Core: A Hard Cider Festival is returning to Heckscher State Park this year with more than 75 ciders from local, national and international cider makers! There will also be a doughnut eating contest; food trucks; and more! You can purchase tickets here. (Note: The VIP session is already sold out!)

Long Island Apple Festival

When: September 29
Where: Sherwood-Jayne House in Setauket

The Long Island Apple Festival is celebrating its 30th year! Of course, expect freshly pressed apple juice and food! There’ll also be live music; open-hearth colonial cooking demonstrations; apple relay races; tug-o-war; food vendors; applehead doll making (uh, what?); and hay and pony rides. 

2019 Wildwood Fall Festival

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Wildwood Fall Festival The 26th annual Wildwood Fall Festival is fun for the whole family. Expect food, craft vendors, live entertainment and refreshments. All activities are free and include children’s games, wagon rides, pony rides, petting zoo, funny photos, inflatables, a build-a-scarecrow contest and a pumpkin weight raffle. The festival is set for Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wildwood State Park in Wading River. For details, visit DM us your email to sign up for my newsletter to stay informed on all the happenings on the North Fork Brought to you by Thomas McCloskey #thomasmccloskeyteam #northfork #ilovethenorthfork #douglaselliman #douglasellimanrealestate #longislandrealestate #realestateagents #douglasellimannorthfork #thomasmccloskey #experiencethenorthfork #elliman #newyorkrealestate #longislandliving #northforker #thenorthfork #riverhead #wildwood #wildwoodfallfestival

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When: September 29
Where: Wildwood State Park in Wading River

Sponsored by New York State Parks, the 26th Annual Fall Festival is being held this Saturday at WIldwood State Park in Wading River. On hand will be local craft vendors, food and refreshments, and activities, including pony rides; children’s entertainment; a petting zoo; a hayride and more. WBAB and WBLI will be providing music and games at the event. (Don’t miss out on the contests!)

Save the Date

Famous Food Festival

When: October 12
Where: Tanger Outlets, Deer Park in Deer Park

 If you love food, this is an event you won’t want to miss this fall! The Famous Food festival is back and bigger than ever. At the event, there’ll be more than 60 food vendors; a beer and wine garden; chef demonstrations;  a rock wall and more! Also on hand will be a cigar and bourbon lounge. 

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