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Capital Region Scrapbook: A look back at autumn 1987

The city’s Oktoberfest celebration was held Oct. 10, 1987.
The city’s Oktoberfest celebration was held Oct. 10, 1987.
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Apples, pumpkins, popcorn, quilts and fried fish were all on the autumn agenda in 1987. Local orchards began making pies and ciders. People with a little time on their hands visited apple yards and soon had a few bushels in their hands. In Ballston Spa, the Old Tyme Harvest Festival at the Brookside Museum took visitors back to Colonial days. Old-fashioned ways of sewing quilt, making shoes for horses and making music for people were ...

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