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Lyman Orchards

Lyman Orchards 

On Saturday, March 16th, the Apple Barrel will open its doors for the 2019 season. We have a great day of family fun activities planned.

In addition to new products and food options throughout the store, we'll have raffles, special discounts, and vendors on site for sampling. The first 100 visitors will receive a free shopping bag made from 100% recycled bottles!

Dublin DownWith it being St. Patrick's day weekend we invite you to come out to enjoy live Irish music. Monica Hamilton McCarthy and Patrick McCarthy are DUBLIN DOWN, multi-instrumentalists and vocalists performing traditional Irish & Celtic folk music, favorites by Tommy Makem, The Clancy Brothers, Van Morrison, The Waterboys, The Saw Doctors and more!

We'll also have delicious holiday specials including Irish Soda Bread, Corned Beef & Cabbage specials in our cafe, and leprechaun cupcakes in the bakery!

The staff from the Children's section of the Levi Coe Library will join us to do a story time and a craft for all our young guests.

Middlefield Fire DeptThe Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department is bringing out one of its fire trucks for our young guests to enjoy up close. And parents, it's okay if you want to get close too! They'll be here from 11am-2pm.

Come out to the opening of the Apple Barrel to enjoy Lyman's own eco-certified apples, Apple Pies, Donut Holes, Apple Cider and more!

Vendors sampling*:

NEW! Centerville Pot Pies - homestyle savory pot pies, including Chicken, Shepherd's Pie, Spinach & Feta, BBQ Pulled Pork.
Fascia's Chocolates - handcrafted chocolates from one of Connecticut's finest chocolatiers. Beautiful Easter chocolates available, too!
Arethusa Farm - award-winning cheeses made right here in CT
Durante Pastahandcrafted pastas and sauces, made in West Haven, CT
Adelbrook Barkery - Pupcakes and all natural dog treats made in Middletown, CT
NEW! Truly Good Food SnacksKey Lime Crunch, Apple Crisp Mix, Banana Split, Smores Mix and more
Oui Charcuterie - CT-made, hand-crafted, dry-cured salami
Lyman Cheese Spreads & Mean & Nasty Cheddar
*Subject to change

Location: Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel

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Schedule of Activities:

9am Doors open for the season
9am-10:30 StoryTime & Craft with Levi Coe Library
10:30am          LIVE Irish Music with Dublin Down
11am-2pm Vendor Sampling
11am-2pm Touch a Fire Truck