Everyone loves strawberries, right? Well, the community of Shandon sure does. They’re celebrating everything strawberry this summer during the 87th Annual Old Fashioned Strawberry Festival on June 9th. This summer celebration is among the most popular summer festivals in the county.
The Strawberry Festival will feature local vendors and artists and an antique tractor show in the old schoolyard from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., as well as fresh refreshments available in the Old Fire House from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Explore Shandon’s diverse antique heritage by visiting the local shops in the historic houses featuring antiques, country crafts, original art, pottery, and furniture. Local shops will be open for visitors from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Community House, the site of the 1825 Welsh Church will house the picnic style supper with a menu full of fresh strawberries, homemade shortcakes, and creamy delicious ice cream. Other culinary tastings will include Shandon’s traditional hot pressed chicken and savory pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, homemade pies, and more. The Community House will also feature traditional live Welsh harp music and live organ music.
To top off this strawberry celebration, the beautiful and historic Old Welsh Cemetery next to the Community House will be open for viewing and exploration.
The 87th Annual Old Fashioned Strawberry Festival is free and open to the public.
Celebrate the summer’s most popular community festival and everything strawberry with a few strawberry creations of your own.
Test your culinary skills by creating this Strawberry Strawberry Cheesecake from the Curvy Carrot. This decadent strawberry cheesecake is topped with delicious glazed strawberries and is sure to get you in the mood for summer.
Refresh your mind and body with this relaxing and refreshing drink. These Strawberry Mojitos from KokoCooks are a perfect reason for a porch swing and a good book. Enjoy the delicious pairing of strawberry, lime, and mint as your melt away your workweek stress.
Get crafty and create a cute strawberry porch pillow. These strawberry pillows from Purlbee are a great way to add quirky character to your outdoor sanctuary.
Have a teen girl at home who loves everything girly? Spend quality time with your little diva with a fun DIY pampering session. Recreate this cute girly strawberry manicure by The Dainty Squid.
Strawberries are only red, ripe, and in season for a limited time. Grab all you can, craft all you can, and get out to Shandon’s 87th Annual Old Fashioned Strawberry Festival.
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