Annual Lenox Apple Squeeze Slated for Saturday
LENOX, Mass. — The Lenox Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 42nd Annual Apple Squeeze this Saturday from 10 to 5.
The Apple Squeeze is a one-day fall festival that takes over the town's downtown with more than 75 artisan crafts, food and information vendors at booths lined up and down Main Street's sidewalks.
The Morris Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization will once again offer games for children and hay wagon rides at Lilac Park. There will be live performances by the Berkshire Rhythm Keepers, led by Aimee Galinas, from noon to 2 and Balloon Ben will be making balloon art throughout the day.
Attendees can browse through local handcrafted jewelry, woven baskets, candles, quilts, photography, paintings, woodworks, and more. Everything apple will be featured including pies, cakes, cider doughnuts, apple cider and ice cream. There will also be non-apple products served such as Mazz's Kettle Corn, oversized cake slices from Mary Zabian, corn chowder, food trucks including Biggin's Diggins' and Gunther's Sausage Wagon as well as Mediterranean food from Naji's in front of Nejaime's Wine Cellar.
A beer garden hosted by Antimony Brewing in the 67 Church St. parking lot with Mama Lo's BBQ and more craft and clothing vendors. Live music provided by Berkshire Busk includes the bluegrass group The Juckets from 11 to 1, and classic rock by Happy Together Band from 2 to 4. There will also be street music performances on the Lance Vermuelen patio at 38 Church St. by Kajax at 10 a.m. and Dave Reed at 1:30 p.m..
There will sidewalk sales at local merchants and galleries with clothing, blankets, home goods, toys and even artwork.
Parking is available in the lots behind the Berkshire Bank on Main Street and behind the Lenox Police Station. There will be limited street parking by order of the Lenox Police. Attendees parked illegally on residents' properties will be ticketed.
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