Heritage Apple Day Saturday at Derby Reach
Apple lovers can take a juicy bite out of Langley history on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Heritage Apple Day will be held in the Heritage Orchard of Derby Reach Regional Park (off Allard Crescent) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hosted by the Derby Reach/Brae Island Parks Association and Metro Vancouver, this free family event offers fun activities for adults and children.
The event celebrates the historic apples that have grown in the Derby Reach orchard where some apple trees are more than 100 years old, planted by some of the first settlers in the area, as well as the Royal Engineers.
There will be apple tasting, apple experts to give advice, artists painting in the park, an art show, Les Voyageurs, orchard tours, historical walks, Langley Community Music School musicians, games and more.
Tim Hortons coffee and doughnuts will be free from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If you would like to take home a souvenir, heritage apple trees and Sweet Thea’s apple pies will be available for purchase.