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In Memorium

Remembering the people who led the Valle Country Fair to success and who, during its first 40 years, equipped 

our ministry to raise over $1 million to be used in service to the most vulnerable members of our community.

Polly Capps

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Hugh Bennett

Apple Butter Boy
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Francis Pressly

Apple Cider Maker

Pig out on Brunswick Stew, chili, BBQ, sausage with peppers & onions and more.  Then take home fresh baked goods, homemade jams & jellies and apple butter made while you watch!

Hugh Bennett was the Valle Crucis community's own Mr. Apple Butter. Under his leadership, the Apple Butter Gang faithfully demonstrated the traditional mountain method of making apple butter to Valle Country Fair goers for ____ years. Hugh painstakingly researched the "old mountain" apple butter recipe of this area, making Valle Country Fair apple butter unique and highly sought after. Using handmade Amish copper pots and "spurtles" made

The Valle Country Fair offers lots of distractions for every member of the family.  There is an activity area where kids can play games, bowl with pumpkins and busy their hands with arts and crafts.  Other diversions include visiting with live alpacas, face painting and keeping time with the stomping feet of local clog teams.

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