A cider press demonstration will take place at the courthouse in Dresden on October 8

Families are invited to Pownalborough Courthouse in Dresden on Saturday October 8 for cider pressing, story time and a chance to build fairy houses. Demonstrating the cider press are association members Dave Probert (with headscarf), on the left leaning over the press, and Ed Kavanagh (in blue shirt), on the right of the press. Photo submitted

The Lincoln County Historical Association’s annual Pownalborough Courthouse Cider Pressing Demonstration is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 8 at 23 Courthouse Drive in Dresden.

Families are invited to the courthouse grounds to make cider and taste the results of different types of apples.

The event is free and apples will be available, but attendees can also bring fruit from their own trees. Cider containers will be provided.

In addition to pressing and cider tasting, there will be a story hour and a nature activity for children.

At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., a children’s book written by one of Lincoln County’s writers will be read aloud, then children will build fairy houses.

Homemade treats will be on sale and the courthouse will be open for tours.

Tours operate from Memorial Day through Indigenous Peoples Day. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Monday.

Visits are free for residents of Dresden, members of the association and children under 16. Regular admission is $10.

For more information, visit lincolncountyhistory.org, or the Lincoln County Historical Association (Maine) or the Pownalborough Courthouse Museum on Facebook.

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