Fall foliage boat tours at Lake Brandt

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Parks and Recreation Department is offering fall foliage pontoon boat tours at Lake Brandt Marina.

The 45-minute boat ride is $5.00 per person, with a four person minimum per tour.

Weekday tours are October 17 and 18 and 23, 24, 25, departing at 5:30 p.m.

Weekend tours are October 19 and 20 and 26 and 27 departing at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Address: 5945 Lake Brandt Rd, Greensboro, North Carolina 27455

Phone:(336) 373-3741

Harvest Day Old Salem October 19, 2013

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Looking for something different to do this weekend?  Begin your visit at the Old Salem Visitor Center (900 Old Salem Road) where you can enjoy a free orientation video and free parking.     

Harvest Day: Pigs and Pippins

October 19, 2013

9:30am – 4:30pm

Old Salem Historic District

Join us for a fun-filled day of activities involving favorite fall foods: Pigs & Pippins(apples)! Celebrate the fall harvest with hands-on activities, puppet shows, historic demonstrations, and more!

Demonstrations and activities for the whole family include:

– See how an apple cider mill works

– Stuffing sausage demonstrations

– Candy apple tastings

– Make and taste applesauce (hands-on)

– Hearth cooking with pork and apples

– Puppet Show: Farmer Kater and the Apple Tree (11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, & 3:00pm)

– And much more!

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To complement our historic activities, several modern growers and vendors will be on the Tavern Meadow to talk about and sell their products:

– Century Farms Orchards

– Levering Orchard

– Local BBQ Caterer
– McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks

– Meadows Family Farms

Activities are included with the purchase of an All-In-One ticket.  Purchase a ticket online or at the Visitors Center (900 Old Salem Road).  Friends of Old Salem enjoy free admission.

Also coming to Old Salem

HALLOWEEN IN OLD SALEM

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For more information, please contact info@oldsalem.org or 336-721-7300.

Visit the Official Old Salem website at http://www.oldsalem.org/