2009-05-21 / Local & State

Strawberry Festival Set For June 12-13

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Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism has set the dates for its 19th annual Strawberry Festival for Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13. The festival will take place in the Fulton County Courthouse square in downtown McConnellsburg.

The theme of the festival is "Having Fun & Building Community Spirit." This year the festival plans to feature its talent contest on Friday night and is very popular hot dog eating contest at noon on Saturday. Local talent groups, food vendors, craft items and children's activities will also be featured. Returning is the popular "berry" fun dog show on Saturday.

Any persons or groups wanting to participate in this year's festival may contact the chamber office. As always, delicious strawberry delights are available under the chamber tent: shortcake, strawberry pie, waffles and lots of fresh strawberries by the quart.

The festival begins each day at 10:00 a.m. and continues on Friday until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday until 4:00 p.m.

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