Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Local crafts will highlight Middletown Springs Strawberry Festival

Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m. — MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS — Local artists, craftsmakers and musicians will join Historical Society volunteers to present the 41st annual Middletown Springs Strawberry Festival at the Historical Society on the village green, Sunday, June 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. The festival features strawberry shortcake made with fresh local strawberries, homemade biscuits, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream, along with iced tea, lemonade or coffee.

Peter Huntoon will demonstrate watercolor painting technique and display his fine art prints. Other exhibitors will include: Soulange Martineau, framed photography and notecards; Alan Grace, antique and vintage clocks; Jaya Holliman, Vermont-made soaps; Anne Krouse, Middletown Springs history book “A Gem in the Hills”; Maureen LaBate, Vermont honey; and Deb Squires, Garden Whimsy. The Mahar family will be selling 2016 maple products.

Paul Morgan and friends will enliven the afternoon with acoustic music, and there will be children’s activities. Visitors may also wish to stroll to the Mineral Springs Park, located nearby.

The Historical Society Museum will be open all afternoon. Admission is free.

For more info, contact Pat Hemenway at 802-235-2421 or David Wright at 802-235-2376.

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