Celebrate the season with CiderFest

Vashon’s sixth annual CiderFest will offer something for everyone with a variety of events around the island on Saturday.

Farmers Market: The Vashon Island Fruit Club will press apples, sell fresh apple crisps and take orders for apple trees. Kids will  have a chance to use a kid- friendly cider press and sample fresh-pressed juice. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Village Green.

Vashon Senior Center: With activities geared toward younger children, there will be apple-themed kids’ crafts and a popcorn machine. 10 a.m to 2 p.m. at the senior center.

Vashon Island Fire & Rescue: VIFR will host an open house. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Station 55 on Bank Road.

Dragon’s Head Cider: Stop by for an apple orchard tour. 1 p.m. at 18201 107th Ave. S.W.

Café Luna: The café will host  a hard cider tasting of Dragon’s Head cider. 3 to 5 p.m. at Café Luna.

Seattle Distilling Company: Celebrate the release of the company’s new Vashon Idle Hour whiskey and CiderFest with a party. There will be kids’ activities, live music, food, an adult tasting room and a beer garden. 3 to 7 p.m. at Seattle Distilling Company, 19429 Vashon Hwy. S.W.

Restaurants and stores on the island will also feature  CiderFest specials. Look for CiderFest signs and inquire within.


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