Sunday, June 18—MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—The 48th annual Strawberry Festival offers a classic summer treat at the Middletown Springs Historical Society from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday.
The festival includes a craft fair, live music, a new exhibit about historical childhood (1850-1920), and a children’s program with historic play activities.
Strawberry lovers are invited to the Historical Society building on the Green in Middletown Springs for delicious strawberry shortcake made with fresh Vermont berries, homemade biscuits, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream, with a choice of iced tea, lemonade, or hot coffee. Berries will also be available for sale by the quart.
Local artists and craftspeople will display and sell their work, including maple products, jewelry, photography, knitted items, honey and beeswax products. There will be live music during the event, and a Vermont Country Store gift basket of Vermont products will be raffled off.
The festival marks the opening of a new exhibit in the Historical Society’s museum.
Childhood in Middletown Springs, 1850-1920, will feature children’s toys, amusements, books, furniture, clothing, photographs, diaries and written accounts of childhood memories from the museum collection. A special program for children attending the festival will feature historic children’s play activities. Teddy bears are invited! Bring yours along. Admission to the museum and the children’s program are free.
For more information, visit: mshsvt.org.