**CANCELLED **Blueberry Festival and Pie Eating Contest at Linvilla

Saturday, July 7, 2012 (Rain date 7/8/12)
Picking begins at 8 am! 

Bring your whole family for a fun-filled day!

Come down to the farm for some good old-fashioned family fun at Linvilla Orchards annual Blueberry Festival!

Expect a day jam-packed with plenty to do! Come hungry and join some champs at the pie-eating contest at 2 pm featuring our deliciously famous pies! If you just feel like watching, enjoy a slice of fireworks cake or other freshly baked treats from our Market.

Don’t forget to leave plenty of time for picking! With ten varieties of blueberries, you can pick your own delicious, fresh blueberries from our fields. Take home a basket full to add to cobblers, pies, and jellies.

Enjoy hayrides through our beautiful fields and orchards, games & contests, music, real pony rides, face painting and lunch from the Linvilla Grill.

9:00 am Blueberry Planting and Care –Free
Did you know that when planting blueberries that you need two different cultivars to pollinate the other? If not, you need to take this class. Learn the basics of growing blueberries. From selection, to planting, to maintenance, Theresa Rowan will discuss it all. You’ll even get some recipes to take home.

9:30 am- 12:30 pm Office Offbeat! 
The juggling jester of justice will stroll the farm on stilts and pedal his unicycle about while juggling and entertaining you!

10:00 am Costume Character Mr. Mouse

11:30 Office Offbeat! 
Performs his amazing stage show

12:00 pm Terrarium Making for Kids –$25

Your kids will have fun planting a glass cube using succulents and/or cactus. They will also learn how to take care of their plants so that mom and dad won’t have to!

12:00 pm Pie Eating Contest Registration begins at in the entertainment garden

12:00 -4:00 pm Makin' Music! will be here performing familiar songs and originals to get the kids singing, dancing, toe tapping and grooving. Enjoy contests, games and fun for the entire family.

1:00 pm Costume Character Blueberry Dog

2:00 pm Pie Eating Contest

3:00 pm Costume Character Absorbent Sea Creature

4:00 pm Cooking with Judi –Free
Judi is back to demonstrate how to make special blueberry treats such as salad dressing and cake. If you’ve never been to Judi’s demos you sure are missing out. Come early to get a good seat as Judi’s classes are very popular!

For more information: www.linvilla.com

Location:  137 W. Knowlton Road Media, PA 19063

This event is appropriate for the whole family