This Columbus Day Weekend treat your taste buds at the Pickles and Pints, that will be taking place at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA, 01505 from Saturday, October 6, 2018 to Monday, October 8, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Put a lid on autumn with this delicious weekend focusing on the world of canned, jarred, jammed, pickled, preserved, fermented, and brewed produce. Find out how to make your harvest last all winter with tried and true techniques and fresh ideas. Bring your garden’s bounty to the Let’s Get Growing competition, judged by Roger Swain, “the man with the red suspenders,” with prizes for all ages and skill levels. Crafts: Families are welcome to express their creativity with a festive fall craft! Exploration Station: Families can keep an eye out for our pop-up Exploration Stations. Children will use microscopes to see wacky gourds up close. Vendors (Pickles, jams, maple syrup, apples, vinegar, and more): Prepare to taste and buy delicious preserved products from many local vendors. There will be treats for even the pickiest taste buds. Face Painting and henna: Celebrate autumn with a face full of color and glitter. Other activities include Veggie Races, Wine Tasting with First Crush Vineyard, Sauerkraut making drop-in activity, Apple Tasting, Pickle making drop-in activity, Plush Pickle Drop-in Workshop, Joy of Making Homemade Wines, Live Music and more . The event cost ranges from $5-15.