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In this Aug. 29, 2013, photo, apples are ready for customers to pick at Kercher's Orchard in Goshen, Ind. (AP Photo/The Elkhart Truth, J. Tyler Klassen) ORG XMIT: MIN2013091014590980

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Family spotlights: Apple Festival, Dozinky Festival

  • September 13, 2013 - 3:19 PM

APPLE FESTIVAL

Meet Johnny Appleseed and learn fun facts about the red (and sometimes green) fruit. Take a horse-drawn hayride through the scenic Gibbs Farm. Play games, make apple-related crafts and other activities. (10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. $5-$8. Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakotah Life, 2097 W. Larpenteur Av., Falcon Heights. www.rchs.com.)

 

DOZINKY FESTIVAL

The entertainment begins with a classic car cruise on Main Street. Afterward, listen to tunes from Nudge while enjoying a foamy refreshment in the beer garden. Saturday features a parade of farm pride. A Czech village hosts music, dancing and authentic foods. (Main Street, New Prague. www.newprague.com.)

MELISSA WALKER

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