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The Twenty Seventh Annual Cornish Apple Festival held on September 24, 2016 was a great time!

This event would not be possible without our volunteers, the vendors and CAB members!


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Each year, this FREE festival is held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the center of Cornish village in historic Thompson Park and features more than this season’s apples, freshly pressed cider and other apple products from local vendors.

This event features:

  • Over 50 vendors offering jewelry, art, photography, crafts, wood products, goodies, apple and non-apple cuisine
  • Entertainment from local performers
  • Activities For the young or young at heart.
  • Annual Apple Pie Baking Contest and Auction
  • Shopping & dining at many local stops
  • Annual Apple Acres Farm Bluegrass Gathering
  • So much more!

The Cornish Association of Businesses (CAB) sponsors the Annual Cornish Apple Festival on the last Saturday in September at historic Cornish Village located in the scenic Western mountain and lakes region of Maine on Route 25 — 30 miles West of Portland and 9 miles East of the New Hampshire border. (See a map here)

CAB would like to thank the following for their help and donations:

Apple Festival Committees' Chairs for a job well done:

  • Apple Festival Coordinator: Scott Rowley
  • Entertainment: Laurie Carr
  • CAB Booth: John Dubious
  • Vendors: Patty Rowley
  • Apple Pie Contest: Kathy Carr
  • Utilities: Jason Dunlap
  • Apple Pie Contest: Kathy Carr

2016 Pie Contest Winners

  • 1 Selena MacDonald- Hiram
  • 2 Maggie Monhihan- Brunswick     
  • 3 Amy Pelletier- South Portland   
  • 4 MaryAgnes Gilman- Hiram     
  • 5 Maggie Mayer Kruse- Hiram Robert Lister

We would also like to thank all peoples who volunteered their time to make this event possible!

  • Sue Melanson
  • Cristina Forsyth
  • Katti Webb-Simpson
  • Chip Carr
  • Ernestine Bash
  • Katie Simpson
  • Charlene Barton
  • Jeff Gilliland
  • Bev Russell
  • Brad Perkins
  • Paul Howe
  • Emily Ward
  • Shannon Surrette
  • Patty Rowley
  • Scott Rowley
  • John DuBois

For more information and to share your thoughts contact:
Scott Rowley, Cornish Apple Festival Chair
(207) 625-4993

Past Apple Festival Photos and Magic!




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