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  • Indiana Fall Fun

    Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2018 — By Admin

    Indiana Foodways Alliance's Farm to Table Trail has some of the best U-picks and Fall Fun in Indiana. Find the latest happenings and fun below!

    It's apples galore at Lafayette's Wea Creak Orchard. A variety of apples are ready for a day filled with u-picking. Mark your calendars for their Apple Pie Baking Contest next weekend, customers can sample the apple pies of each contestant, then vote for your favorite one. This event takes place on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 12 PM - 4 PM. Seasonal Hours: July-Oct, Thursday 10AM-6PM, Friday 10AM - 6PM, Saturday 10AM - 6PM, Sunday 12PM - 6PM. Wea Creek is located at 5618 South 200 East, Lafayette, IN, 47909 Phone: 765.807.6142 http://management595.wixsite.com/weacreekorchard

    Tuttle Orchards - It is Fall Fun every Saturday with u-pickings, hayrides, corn mazes, apple slushies, and other fall fun activities. The apples are ripe for a one of a kind, apple u-picking experience, filled with adventures for everyone. Below are activities for this Saturday so bring your appetite or your sweet tooth and get ready to have some fun!

    Activities: Pick your own Apples in the orchard to take home. Choose from $6, $12, $20 size bag to pick. Tractor Town Adventure Farm Area Open: $5/child or see info below about our combo pass. Watch the Bees: See the honey bees hard at work making honey. Take a hayride: Hop on the hayride and hear about the farm. $4/person or see our combo pass info below. Agrimaze/Corn Maze $5/person or see combo pass info below. Save with a Combo Pass: Includes a pass to Tractor Town, Corn Maze, and Tractor Rides. $9/child or adult Treats to Eat: Tuttle's Grill: Will be open from 10:30AM-5:30PM offering hot dogs, bratwurst, pulled pork sandwiches, ribeye sandwiches, and more. Tuttle's Cafe and Sweet Shop: Caramel apples, apple donuts, apple cider slushies, fudge, and more. Cost: There is no admission or parking charge to visit Tuttles. There is a separate charge for some activities and food items. Tuttle Orchard is located at 5717 N. 300 West, Greenfield, IN Phone: 317.326.2278 http://www.indianapolisorchard.com/fall-overview/

    Beasley's Orchard located in Danville, opens their Fall Attractions beginning September 21 through October. Experience their amazing Circle City Corn Maze paying homage to Indianapolis. Enjoy your day with U-picking apples, hayrides, a trip to the pumpkin patch and so much more. Their award-winning cider is a great way to cool off during this Indiana Summer or enjoy it warm when the temperatures cool off, either way, it will hit the spot! Attractions Hours: Friday: 1pm-6pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 12pm-6pm. Beasley's Orchard located at 2304 East Main Street, Danville, IN 46122 http://www.beasleys-orchard.com/

    Apple of His Eye located in Anderson is a U-taste Orchard. What is a U-Taste Orchard? Answer: A variety of apples made available for tasting so the customer can find the perfect match for their taste buds. Sweet treats are available such as apple cinnamon donuts (a special recipe crafted with the Pillsbury company), jams, jellies, cider, and local honey. Seasonal Hours: Open Mon. - Sat. 10-6 Apple of His Eye located at 3185 S. 300 E. Anderson IN 46017 Phone: 765.378.6265 http://www.appleofhiseyeorchard.com/

    The Big Peach is a family owned farm market open daily May through October. This southern Indiana market offers a vast variety of fresh produce grown right on their farm. Their gift shop boasts local jams & jellies, local honey, handcrafted embroidery items, homemade pies, gift items, fudge, and much more. Grab your phone and be sure to take your picture on the iconic "Big Peach" in front of the property. During weekends in October families can enjoy a festival-like activities including a pumpkin patch, corn maze, bounce house, and games. Hours: Mid-May - October (daily), 10:00am - 6:00 pm Sun. 12:00-6:00pm. The Big Peach located at 7738 N. US Hwy. 41 (7 Miles North of Vincennes on Hwy. 41) Bruceville, IN 47516 Phone: 812. 324.2240 https://www.facebook.com/thebigpeach14/

    McClure's Orchard and Winery is your one stop shop for apple u-picking, handmade apple dumplings, and handcrafted apple cider. Popular items also include delicious wines and hard cider made from the fruits and vegetables grown on the farm. Pumpkins are available now with u-pick beginning on September 22nd. The Cafe and Apple Barn are Open Daily, 10 am - 6pm. McClure's Orchard and Winery is located at 5054 N. US 31 Peru, Indiana 46970 Phone: 765.985.9000 http://www.mccluresorchard.com/

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