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This years Apple Fest took place from Oct. 1 to Oct. 3 on The Commons.

Ithaca community bites into autumn at Apple Fest 2021

By The Ithacan Photo Staff, The Ithacan Photo Staff October 7, 2021

The Apple Harvest Festival is one of the most popular attractions in Ithaca. Vendors from all over the Northeast come to sell baked goods, apple products and an array of handcrafted works to hundreds of...

After being significantly smaller in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ithaca Apple Fest will make its return to its previous size.

Ithaca Apple Festival to return to the Commons

By Sarah Marsh, Contributing Writer September 29, 2021
After being significantly smaller in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ithaca Apple Fest will make its return to its previous size.
Applefest has grown into a popular Ithaca tradition from its humble beginnings in 1982.

Getting to the core of the 35th annual Applefest

By Kara Bowen, Contributing Writer September 27, 2017
"It’s interesting to watch this festival grow over the years from a kind of ‘kid’ fair to now an ‘adult’ fair."
Sophomore Bonnie Margolis twirls an S-curve staff during ICircus practice on Nov. 11 in Ben Light Gymnasium.

Ithaca College Circus Club challenges limits of participants

By Vinica Weiss, Staff Writer December 3, 2014
Ithaca College students utilize ICircus as a creative and athletic outlet.
Cider Week aims to raise cider appreciation in Ithaca

Cider Week aims to raise cider appreciation in Ithaca

By Mary Ford, Staff Writer October 8, 2014
The Finger Lakes Region's third annual Cider Week is Oct. 3–12.
Video: Relive Apple Fest

Video: Relive Apple Fest

By Corey Hess, Deanna Romanoff, Emma McQuade, and Jaclyn Cataldi October 9, 2013
Apple Fest did not disappoint despite construction on The Commons. Relive the event through this video montage.

ITHACA THIS WEEKEND: Oct. 4–6

October 4, 2013
Your guide to this weekend in Ithaca.

ITHACA TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 3

October 3, 2013
Your daily guide to the news and events of Ithaca.
Jon Bennett, a worker at Littletree Orchards in Newfield, N.Y., grades apples to turn into cider for the upcoming 31st Annual Apple Harvest Festival. Littletree Orchards has been around for 40 years.

Fruits of their labor: Farmers prepare for 31st annual Apple Fest

By Aama Harwood, Staff Writer October 2, 2013
Several apple farmers must gear up for the upcoming changes to Apple Fest because of the construction on The Commons.
The Commons construction is on schedule to be completed by Thanksgiving 2014.

Commons construction is on schedule

By Kelly Cucolo, Staff Writer September 18, 2013
The construction of The Commons is currently on track and on budget to meeting its Thanksgiving 2014 completion deadline.
From left, freshmen Kira Jarrar and Brittney Aiken buy candy apples at Apple Fest on Sunday afternoon.

Local farmers deliver at Apple Fest despite poor harvest season

By Karly PlacekLauren Mazzo, Staff Writers October 1, 2012
Despite a year of difficult harvests, the 30th Annual Downtown Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival brought in large crowds this weekend.
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