The inaugural Lincolnville Pickles, Preserves and Pies, a joyous harvest festival, will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at various locations throughout the town.

The festival will benefit Lincolnville scholarship funds, Lincolnville Business Group, Lincolnville Improvement Association, Lincolnville Women's Club, King David's Masonic Lodge and Tranquility Grange.

Locations and activities:

All day — Apple Harvest and cider-making at Sewell's Orchard.

Donuts, cider and traditional furniture-making at Windsor Chairmakers

Pickles

9 to 11 a.m. — Pickling class with Maine Extension Service at Cellardoor Winery, Youngtown Road. Tickets available via BrownPaperTickets.com $20 per person ages 14 and up

10 a.m. to noon — Pickled items made by the community will be on sale at McLaughlin's Seafood Shack, McKay Road, Lincolnville Beach.

11 a.m. — Pickle judging

Preserves

1 to 3 p.m. — Preserving class with Maine Extension Service at the Lincolnville Improvement Association (LIA) Building. (aka Schoolhouse Museum), Beach Road/Route 173. Tickets available via BrownPaperTickets.com $20 per person ages 14 and up.

1 to 3 p.m. — Preserved items made by the community will be on sale at the LIA Building, Beach Road/Route 173, Lincolnville Beach

2 p.m. — Preserves Judging

Pies

3 to 4 p.m. — Pies made by the community will be on sale at King David's Masonic Lodge, Howe Point Road, Lincolnville Beach

4 p.m. — Pie Eating Contest! Join in the fun! Get some pie on your face and in your tummy! All ages welcome! King David's Masonic Lodge, Howe Point Road, Lincolnville Beach