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Apple festival in Setauket

A popular treat at the 22nd Annual Long

A popular treat at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival was the candy coated apple. Containing only sugar, water, butter, vinegar and of course apples, these festival favorites were sampled by patrons both young and old at the East Setauket event. (Sept. 18, 2011) Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Photos of the 2011 Apple Festival in Setauket.

The mastermind behind the popular candied apples at
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The mastermind behind the popular candied apples at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket is Janette Handley, right, who has been candying apples for decades and brought over 500 of her apples to the event. Pictured right is Donna Higgins, the volunteer coordinator for the Three Village Historical Society. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Visitors at the East Setauket 22nd Annual Long
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Visitors at the East Setauket 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival browse the competing apple pies and place their votes based on the pie�s appearance while judges get to sample, score and deliberate the best pies based mainly on taste and texture. (Sept. 18, 2011)

A popular treat at the 22nd Annual Long
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

A popular treat at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival was the candy coated apple. Containing only sugar, water, butter, vinegar and of course apples, these festival favorites were sampled by patrons both young and old at the East Setauket event. (Sept. 18, 2011)

No apple festival would be complete without an
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

No apple festival would be complete without an apple pie contest. Judging the pies were four participants: Steve Fiore-Rosenfeld, the Brookhaven District 1 Councilman, Scott Koppelman, the owner of the Jake Star Caf� in Stonybrook, Meghan Ford, a culinary student working at the local Rolling Pin Bakery and lastly Carol Smith, the �Every Person� judge. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Taking home first prize in the Apple Pie
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Taking home first prize in the Apple Pie Baking Contest at the East Setauket 22nd Annual Apple Festival was first time champion Deborah Seckin, whose pie was appropriately entered in the contest as pie #1. New to baking pies she spent weeks perfecting her prize piece and she even learned how to make her own dough. (Sept. 18. 2011)

An apple pie with decorative fall colored leaves
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

An apple pie with decorative fall colored leaves fit in perfectly at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket. (Sept 18, 2011)

The Apple Festival offered a variety of apple
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The Apple Festival offered a variety of apple related games and activities for children, one of which was a special peeling machine. According to Matthew Donnely, 6, who has attended the festival since he was a baby, the best part about this activity station is that he gets to peel apples with a peeler, a privilege that he�s not yet old enough to experience in his home. (Sept. 18, 2011)

There was no shortage of musical entertainment at
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

There was no shortage of musical entertainment at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket and it was the Harbormen Barber Shop Chorus, clad in all white, and their a capella harmonies of early century tunes that captivated the local audience. (Sept. 18, 2011)

First time East Setauket Apple Festival goers Elizabeth
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First time East Setauket Apple Festival goers Elizabeth and Holly Gomer, both 3 years old, celebrate the apple in its original form, after sampling the apple cider available at the event. (Sept. 18, 201!)

The 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket offered a variety of apple related games and activities for children, one of which was a special peeling machine. (Sept 18, 2011)

Festival attendees come from across Long Island and
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Festival attendees come from across Long Island and beyond to participate in East Setauket�s famous annual apple festival every year. With the entry ticket, which is $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for children and seniors, you get a free apple of your choice from the Apple Kiosk to start off your apple adventure for the day. (Sept. 18, 2011)

The East Setauket Apple Festival invites patrons to
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

The East Setauket Apple Festival invites patrons to appreciate the popular fruit in its many forms. Surrounding the Sherwood-Jayne House, the festival offers apple everything, from pies, to cider and even carving. (Sept 18, 2011)

While already pressed apple cider was available in
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

While already pressed apple cider was available in containers for visitors of the East Setauket Apple Festival to sample, there was great curiosity about the traditional apple pressing machine on display. (Sept. 18, 2011)

A first time attendee of the Annual Long
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

A first time attendee of the Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket is three-year-old Sabrina Catsons. A lover of apples, she shows off both her apple face paint as well as her decorated apple cut out. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Morgan Sneyd, 3 �, proudly shows off her
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Morgan Sneyd, 3 �, proudly shows off her catch of the day before dropping the apple back into the bucket and trying again for another at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket. (Sept. 18, 2011)

A cousin to the traditional
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A cousin to the traditional "bobbing for apples," children were encouraged to try and fish for artificial apples at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket. (Sept 18, 2011)

Many of the children attending the East Setauket
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Many of the children attending the East Setauket Annual Apple Festival jumped at the chance to come together and play games and participate in sack races. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Many of the children attending the East Setauket
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Many of the children attending the East Setauket Annual Apple Festival jumped at the chance to come together and play games and participate in a variety races. (Sept. 18, 2011)

Situated behind an old wooden barn at the
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

Situated behind an old wooden barn at the bottom of a grassy hill seating with guests one could find, and hear, the musical styling�s of Larry and Mary at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket. Dressed the part, Larry and Mary performed live old time traditional folk music for the guests of the festival. (Sept. 18, 2011)

While significantly more challenging then eating a regular
Photo Credit: Nancy Borowick

While significantly more challenging then eating a regular apple, candy apples could be found in the hands, and on the clothing, of many children at the 22nd Annual Long Island Apple Festival in East Setauket. Pictured here, in painted butterfly face paint is first time festival-goer Olivia Robitsek, 4. (Sept. 18, 2011)

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