Ladysmith Events – Cranberry Harvest Days Oct. 3-5, 2014

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Friday, October 3 to Sunday, October 5, 2014 – Cranberry Harvest Days – 11am to 3pm at Yellow Point Cranberries in Ladysmith, BC

Join in Cranberry Harvest Days at Yellow Point Cranberries this year! There will be complimentary tours from 12:30 and 1pm, and the tasting room will be open for you to sample the cranberry delicacies.

Of the more than 200 varieties of cranberries, about 10 are grown commercially. At Yellow Point Cranberries they grow Stevens, Bergman, and Ben Lear, each with different characteristics such as size, colour and keeping quality.

New this year is Cranberry Contests for Kids! Children between ages 7-12 or even under can submit food, photos, and decorations all cranberry-related to win prizes. Winning photos will be printed out and placed on exhibition in the Tasting Room.

Adults may wish to assist younger children, but all projects should be done primarily by the child entering. All food entries can be submitted to Yellow Point Cranberries; photos must be submitted by e-mail. Deadline for photo entries is October 5 at 7pm. Winners for each category will be notified by Monday, October 6.

Call or e-mail Yellow Point Cranberries for more details.

Ladysmith Event Details: 

Event: Cranberry Harvest Days

Date: Friday, October 3 to Sunday, October 5, 2014.

Location: Yellow Point Cranberries (4532 Yellow Point, Road), Ladysmith, BC

Prices: Free

Contact: Email: Justine Keefer (yellowpointcranberries@shaw.ca) or phone: 250-245-5283

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