Venersborg Potluck

Saturday, October 11, 6 pm at Schoolhouse

Enjoy good neighbors, good food, buy raffle tickets for the quilt and afghan, go home with cookies, pies and gifts from our auction. All Venersborgians welcome!

Susan Tripp bought a raffle ticket and won the handmade quilt Mary Jo made!

Please bring:
Family - children are welcome!
Food -- A family recipe main dish, salad, dessert
Utensils -- Your own plates & silverware
Auction Items -- wrapped & tagged baked goods or gift items                                                                      

... and money for the raffles and cookie auction! All proceeds go to the Potty Fund to build a bathroom with a real flush toilet to replace our historic out-houses.

Heirloom Apple Tasting

Saturday, October 18, 11 - 4 at Schoolhouse

… 200+ different kinds of apples to taste!
… Many kinds of apples and trees to buy!
… Eat pie!
… Take an outhouse tour!
… Get your old apple tree identified!

Venersborg is an old fruit-growing community with plenty of hundred year old trees still bearing fruit. Apples do not grow "true to seed" so any tree planted was deliberately grafted from an old breed and they don't carry on. Last year the Freemans learned one of their old trees was thought to be extinct! You may have a rare one, too.

To identify yours bring what you know of the tree's history (row or randomly planted, how big). Collect six apples from different parts of the tree and leave the stem attached. Do NOT wash, clean or polish in any way. Store in a fridge until the event.

Want to help bake pies? Please come on Friday, 10/17, 3 - 6 pm to pick up apples at the schoolhouse.

Questions? Call Jacqueline @ 687-8384

Co-sponsored by the Venersborg Community Club & Friendly Haven Rise Farm