The Cedar Mill Cider Festival returns for its ninth year on Sunday, Oct. 18, from 1 to 4 pm at the historic John Quincy Adams Young House, 12050 NW Cornell Road.
Sponsored by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, the free neighborhood event will feature fresh cider processed with antique presses by members of Boy Scout Troop 208. Guests can enjoy a free sample and purchase cider, pumpkins and other produce from Dinihanian’s Farm Market, which is donating 1,000 pounds of apples.
Live music will be provided by The Lauren Sheehan String Band, a local trio that plays bluegrass, waltz, polka, folk and other styles.
The festival’s country store will showcase handmade creations from several local vendors, including carved and painted gourds, homemade bread, jams, candy, art, toys and more.
THPRD’s Rec Mobile will provide games and activities for kids under the hickory tree. A history tent will brief visitors about the history of the JQAY House and some of the pioneer families that settled in Cedar Mill. A portion of the proceeds from food and craft sales will go to the JQAY House restoration fund.
Several organizations, including the Washington County Sheriff's Office and Tualatin Valley Water District, will be on hand to educate visitors about activities, resources, and events in Cedar Mill.
Free parking will be available at Cedar Mill Bible Church (12208 NW Cornell Road) after 1 pm. The grounds are unpaved but wheelchair-accessible. Commuters can access the festival from TriMet lines #62 and #48. For more information, call THPRD at 503-645-6433.
The Cedar Mill Cider Festival is presented by THPRD in partnership with the Cedar Mill News, Dinihanian’s Farm Market, the Beaverton Valley Times, Bales Thriftway, and Cedar Mill Bible Church.
Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015, THPRD is the largest special park district in Oregon, spanning about 50 square miles and serving 230,000 residents in the greater Beaverton area. The district provides year-round recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Offerings include thousands of widely diverse classes, more than 90 park sites with active recreational amenities, 60 miles of trails, eight swim centers, six recreation centers, and 1,400 acres of natural areas. For more information, visit www.thprd.org or call 503-645-6433.
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|Date: October 5, 2015
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