10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain or shine), Lower Saucon Township Historical Society's annual Apple Festival, Lutz-Franklin Schoolhouse, 4216 Countryside Lane, Hellertown. Enjoy apple treats, apple tastings, apple crafts and an apple dessert contest. John Samuels and The Dave Mell Dual will provide musical entertainment throughout the day. Children will be able to meet Johnny Appleseed, build a birdhouse, and (from 11 a.m. to noon) listen to apple stories with the Hellertown Area Library staff. Also, at 2 p.m., an American Birch will be planted in the schoolyard to honor Karen and John Samuels. Karen was president of the LSTHS during the restoration of the Lutz-Franklin Schoolhouse.
Sunday, Oct. 6
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saucon Valley Farmers' Market, Water Street Park, Hellertown. It will be the last day to register for the market's 2nd Annual Cabbage Recipe Contest on Oct. 13. More details are available on the SVFM website.
1 to 4 p.m., Learn how to keep your family safe at the Upper Saucon Volunteer Fire Department's Open House. The open house will be at the station, 4445 W. Hopewell Road, Center Valley. There will be food and games, as well as a moon bounce for the children. For more information, call the fire department at 610-791-0266.