Lutheran Memorial Camp brings Apple Butter Festival to its grounds


By Evelyn Long - The Sentinel



File photo Randy, Doris and Patsy Burns of Cardington purchase some choice homemade candy from Jack Hudson. Rod Pearce, LMC Director shows Sally Saindon, of Marysville, the display of apple butter for sale at last year’s festival


File photo Renee, Dan and Nathaniel DiCerbo of Gahanna, check out the pumpkins at the LMC Apple Butter Festival. Marcia Lawyer, Marengo, puts a bid on an item in the Grand Auction tent at last year’s event.


The Lutheran Memorial Camp will host its 42nd Annual Apple Butter Festival Sunday, October 9.

From 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. the camp will offer food, fun and games for the entire family with the proceeds providing “Camperships” (financial assistance) to children who want to participate in the camping experience.

There is no admission charge to this event and will include grand auction from 12 – 3 p.m.

Silent bids will be collected in the auction tent and winners announced shortly after 3 p.m. Registrations are still being accepted for “Artisans Alley,” – All hand made American gifts for sale.

There will be an array of desserts including some sugar free and gluten free and other foods such as the event’s famous bean soup and cornbread.

Other attractions include arts and crafts show and hay rides through the camp. Entertainment includes live music, face painting, a petting zoo from the Morrow County 4-H Extension office, craft and cider demonstrations kids craft projects, cupcake decorating, a scarecrow making competition with prizes awarded and of course, apple butter and cider making.

The folk rock ensemble Avalon Nine will be performing at the Cedar Lodge and pumpkins will be available to purchase and decorate.

For more information email lmc@lomocamps.org or contact 419-864-8030.

File photo Randy, Doris and Patsy Burns of Cardington purchase some choice homemade candy from Jack Hudson. Rod Pearce, LMC Director shows Sally Saindon, of Marysville, the display of apple butter for sale at last year’s festival
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2016/09/web1_Randy-and-Patsy-Burns-flank-Doris-burns.jpgFile photo Randy, Doris and Patsy Burns of Cardington purchase some choice homemade candy from Jack Hudson. Rod Pearce, LMC Director shows Sally Saindon, of Marysville, the display of apple butter for sale at last year’s festival

File photo Renee, Dan and Nathaniel DiCerbo of Gahanna, check out the pumpkins at the LMC Apple Butter Festival. Marcia Lawyer, Marengo, puts a bid on an item in the Grand Auction tent at last year’s event.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2016/09/web1_Picking-a-pumpkin.jpgFile photo Renee, Dan and Nathaniel DiCerbo of Gahanna, check out the pumpkins at the LMC Apple Butter Festival. Marcia Lawyer, Marengo, puts a bid on an item in the Grand Auction tent at last year’s event.

By Evelyn Long

The Sentinel