Strawberry Festival, 5K Run/Walk, Saturday June 1.

Strawberry Festival, 5K Run/Walk, Saturday June 1.

The 30th annual Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday, June 1st on Court Square in Stanardsville.  This year’s festival, sponsored by Stanardsville United Methodist Church, will kick-off at 7:00 a.m. with the traditional pancake breakfast at the church for $8, followed by lunch served from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for $6.

The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8:00 a.m. at SUMC, with registration and packet pick-up from 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

Entertainment under the tent will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will feature the popular Hi-Horse Cloggers, Pickin Daisies, and the Earlysville Bluegrass Boys, among others.

As usual, there will be strawberry cakes and pies available for purchase, plus crepes, shortcakes and strawberry jam.

The day-long event will include games for children, a display of vintage cars, and numerous  arts & crafts vendors.

Proceeds will go to support the church’s local missions, its main outreach project this year.