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The Diana Leich quartet performs at Porchfest on Sept. 25, 2022 as crowds of people walk by, taking in the sound of various music genres from different porches.

Fest Preview: From apples to chili, Ithaca has it all

By Georgie Gassaro, Contributing Writer September 20, 2023
From music to apples to chili, Downtown Ithaca and The Commons will be alive with the sounds and smells of Ithaca’s annual festivals, including Porchfest, Apple Harvest Festival and Chili Cook-Off Festival. While these festivals began as a chance to showcase Ithaca’s agricultural and artistic talents, today they serve as a testament to the city’s growth and development as a community since the early ’80s. 

The 40th Annual Apple Harvest Festival

By Carmen Morton, Donna Morgovsky, and Maggie Bryan October 5, 2022

Junior Christian Brand manages the Ithaca College Traditions Committee of Students Today Alumni Tomorrow, which updates and monitors the app. The app was programmed by former Ithaca professor Adam Peruta.

App challenges students to complete community traditions

By Silas White, Assistant Life & Culture Editor September 28, 2017
"It was really fun to go through my camera roll and look back on the past two years, and reflect on all the cool things I’ve done in Ithaca so far.”
Apple of Ithacas eye: Ithacans celebrate 34th applefest

Apple of Ithaca’s eye: Ithacans celebrate 34th applefest

By Jacob Sullivan, Assistant Multimedia Editor October 4, 2016
The Downtown Ithaca Alliance hosts the 34th annual Apple Harvest Festival on The Commons. The event features a variety of food and entertainment.

ITHACA TODAY: Monday, Oct. 7

October 7, 2013
Your daily guide to local news and events of Monday, Oct. 7.
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.

A week in photos — Oct. 4, 2012

By The Ithacan October 3, 2012
A week in photos provided by the photographers of The Ithacan.
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