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Van Buren Apple Butter Festival
October 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Van Buren Lions Club will host its 30th annual Apple Butter Fest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at Van Buren High School.
The Lions Club will sell homemade apple butter (regular and sugar-free) and will be making ham and bean soup in copper kettles over an open fire. The club will also be collecting old eyeglasses for VOSH, and a children’s eye screening clinic will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
At 3 p.m., the club will raffle off a seven-day trip to Branson, Missouri, with tickets available from any Lions member or at the event. The club will also be selling coupon books.
Vendors inside and outside of the school will sell food, crafts, baked goods and more. The FFA will provide a kids’ area, and the Van Buren Fire Department will bring a fire truck for kids to explore.