At the Grinter Applefest

The Grinter Applefest featured activities, historical presentations, craft booths and free tours of the Grinter House, a state museum at South 78th and K-32 in Kansas City, Kansas. The festival continues through 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. The Grinter quilters displayed this year’s opportunity quilt at the Applefest. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
The Wyandot Nation of Kansas display inside the Grinter House, during Applefest on Sept. 7. Holly and Kristen Zane from the Wyandot Nation of Kansas showed artifacts and beading. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
The Grinter House at South 78th and K-32, a state museum, is one of the oldest homes in Wyandotte County still standing. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
The Fashionably Late Band entertained in the Shelter House on the Grinter Place grounds during Applefest. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
A display by the Animal Crackers store was at the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)
More scenes from the Grinter Applefest on Saturday, Sept. 7. (Photo by Steve Rupert)

The Grinter Applefest will continue through 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Grinter Place, 1400 S. 78th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

The festival includes games and vendor booths, historical presentations, musical entertainment, tribal historical presentations and an apple pie contest.

There also will be free tours of the historic Grinter House museum. Donations will be accepted.

Food is available for purchase. There is no admission charge to the festival.

Remaining events at the festival include:

  • An apple pie baking contest at 2 p.m. at the Breezeway of the Grinter House. Local officials will be the judges of the contest.
  • A performance by Kristi’s Academy of Dance and Gymnastics at 2 p.m. in the Shelter House.
  • A performance by Roger Miller, magician, at 3 p.m. in the Shelter House.

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