Yeti Sun Run

The 2nd Annual Yeti Sun Run to benefit The Laurel Center will be held June 12 and 13, 2021. David Vincent and his friends will run six 10K runs, 37.2 miles, over the course of 2 days. Last year, the Run raised over $13,000 to provide emergency shelter, advocacy, and support services for The Laurel Center’s clients. This year, David is challenging himself and the community to raise $30,000! You can help us meet this goal by joining us as a runner or making a donation.
Winchester Ciderworks will host the event this year. Each run will leave from this location and go through the country roads surrounding the Ciderworks.

Runs will start at the following times:
June 12: 3 pm, 7 pm, and 11 pm
June 13: 7 am, 11 am, and 3 pm

Even if you don’t want to run, join us at Winchester Ciderworks to enjoy their wonderful cider and support the runners and The Laurel Center.
You can register to run all six 10K runs or just one.

The Laurel Center fulfills a very important need for local women, men and their children who are victims of domestic and sexual violence. Our mission is to empower those affected by domestic and sexual violence by providing emergency shelter, advocacy, outreach, support services, education and awareness. Each year, we help thousands of area residents empower their lives to cope with past and present trauma through our emergency shelter, therapy, psycho-educational counseling and other advocacy services.

Pick Your Own at Rinker’s Orchards

We can’t believe it, but this weekend will be the final weekend of Rinker’s 2020 Pick Your Own season. We will be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 10-5.

Back by popular demand! Come enjoy Cobbler Mountain Cider as they visit Rinker Orchards again this weekend. Taste the hard ciders produced directly from Rinker Orchard apples including the newest releases of Harvest Pumpkin, Strawberry Lemon, Summer Sangria and Blueberry Lemonade.

All available to taste and purchase Saturday and Sunday 11:00 – 5:00.

The varieties of apples that will be available to pick from the trees this weekend are Ida Red, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Nittany, and Rome apples.

And don’t forget your fresh Rinker’s Apple Cider! It is available at Rinker’s in gallons, half gallons, and pints.

Apple Picking and Apple Butter Making

Visit Rinker’s Orchard to pick-your-own apples!

We take our traditions very seriously here at Rinker Orchards, and we know it wouldn’t be apple season without the local Stephens City Lions Club here making their famous apple butter! Join us on September 14 and 21 to watch members of the club make their famous apple butter and to pick some up to take home with you. This is an annual fundraiser that provides support for their many charitable projects throughout the year.

Crim’s Concessions will be on site September 14 making fresh kettle corn! It goes great with Rinker’s cider!

Regular and sugar free varieties available.

Rinker’s is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 10:00am – 5:00pm! (September 6 through Columbus Day, October 14th, 2019.)

Cider Celebration at Winchester Ciderworks

Come celebrate the harvest at Winchester Ciderworks.

There will be ongoing orchard and cidery tours throughout the day, live entertainment, food, yard games, and of course, cider!

A cider making workshop will start at 11AM, tickets required. For more information, visit the Cidermaking Workshop page.