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Attendees at last year's Applefest browse the goods at Country Blossom Farm's booth. This year's event is Saturday, Oct. 22 at Carlos Creek Winery. (Contributed)
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
October 21, 2016 - 9:00am
October 14, 2015
Applefest helpers load a pumpkin into a catapult to fling it across the winery ground at a designated target at a previous event. This year’s Applefest will be held on Saturday, October 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria and will offer pie eating contests, live music, wagon rides and more.
Get your fill of fruit and wine at Applefest
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
October 23, 2013
Contestants in an apple pie eating con-test Saturday had fun getting to the bottom of things at Carlos Creek Win-ery’s Applefest. They included (left to right) Shannon Hanson, her daughter, Anna Hanson, and the winner, Dr. Anna Weber. They’re all from Alexandria. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)play button
An appetite for apples
October 23, 2013 - 8:52am
October 24, 2012
Horse-drawn carriage rides gave festival attendees a tour of the Carlos Creek Winery grounds. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)play button
VIDEO: Pumpkin fest? Fruits battle for prominence at winery
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2012
Carlos Creek Winery Applefest to celebrate apple harvest
October 19, 2012 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Carlos Creek Winery to hold annual applefest Oct. 16
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
New contest added to Applefest
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Contributed photo
Kim Bredeson, owner of Carlos Creek Winery, built a catapult with his two sons, Tyler and Sam. They entered it into a catapult competition and were able to launch a one-gallon jug of water 100 yards.
Catapult for distance: New contest added to Applefest at Carlos Creek Winery
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
October 14, 2009
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
Mark Kurtz entertained Carlos Creek Winery's Applefest attendees Saturday afternoon with his chain-sawing skills. Kurtz carved tree stumps into animals and other figures on the front law of the winery.
An applicious good time
October 14, 2009 - 12:05am
October 9, 2009
Carlos Creek Winery to host 'Applefest' this Saturday
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Carlos Creek Winery to host 'Applefest'
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
'Applefest' is this Saturday at Carlos Creek Winery
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Carlos Creek Winery to host first-ever 'Applefest'
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am