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Afton Strawberry Festival June 28 – 29th 2014

Afton Strawberry Festival June 22nd-23rd 2013
Afton, Minnesota – Steamboat Park and along St. Croix Trail
Artists, Great Food, Business Vendors and Second-hand Flea Market
Be sure to visit the local Afton businesses for special Afton
Strawberry Festival promotions, prizes, activities and sales!
Saturday, June 22, 2013 10am to 5pm
10am to 5pm: Afton Historical Society Museum –
Activities, treats and raffle
10:30am to 1:30pm: Gazebo Music Stage
sponsored by Xcel Energy – Performance by BZ
GIRLS – Light rock and pop
11am to Noon: Activity Tent in the Park – Award
Ceremony for student art contest winners; guest
emcee, Randy Meier – Channel 9 News Anchor;
and Postal and City Officials from St. Croix Valley
to participate.
11am to 4pm: Pavilion in the Park – Afton-
Lakeland 6th grade art exhibit. FREE Strawberry
Festival postcards and Afton Post Office Pictorial
Postmark designed by local students. Postcards
stamps will be available for purchase.
Noon to 4pm: Pavilion in the Park Arts and Crafts
for children (led by local Girl Scout troops)
Noon to 1pm: Activity Tent in the Park:
Proclamation Presentation by Afton Mayor
Pat Snyder. Meet and Greet with Assorted
Government Officials from St. Mary’s Point, Lake
St. Croix Beach, Lakeland Shores, Lakeland,
Afton, Washington County and State of MN.
Noon to 4pm: Baglios – Pony Rides for children
by Fantasy Corral
1pm to 2pm: Activity Tent in the Park –
Strawberry Shortcake Eating Competition,
sponsored by Hudson County Market
2pm to 5pm: Gazebo Music Stage sponsored by
Xcel Energy – Performance by Bob Damon Jazz
Trio
3pm to 4pm: Activity Tent in the Park: “Make
It and Take It” painted wine glass for adults –
provided by Old School Art Studio
3pm to 7pm Strawberry Festival dinner, bake
sale and children’s activities at Memorial Lutheran
Church – a block from downtown. For advanced
tickets call 651-436-1138.
Sunday, June 23, 2013 11am to 4pm
11am to 4pm: Pavilion in the Park Afton Lakeland
6th grade student’s Afton Strawberry Festival art
exhibit.
11am to 4pm: Afton Historical Society Museum –
Activities, treats and raffle
Noon to 4pm: Pavilion in the Park Arts and
Crafts for children (led by local Girl Scout troops)
Noon to 4pm: Gazebo Music Stage sponsored
by Xcel Energy – Performance by Patchouli – New
American Folk music
Noon to 4pm: Baglios – Pony Rides for children
by Fantasy Corral
Noon to 1pm: Activity Tent in the Park –
Lower St. Croix Valley Community Foundation
announcing grant recipients
1pm to 2pm – Activity Tent in the Park –
University of Minnesota Raptor Center – Bald Eagle
and other birds.
2:30pm to 4pm: Activity Tent in the Park
Cutting Edge Mobile Pet Grooming – educational
demonstrations. Check out the mobile grooming
van. Dogs welcomed.
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
Annual Strawberry Festival Dinner at Memorial Lutheran Church,
Saturday, June 22.
Includes all-you-can-eat, locally grown, fresh Strawberries! An Afton Tradition since 1883!
For Dinner Tickets, call Memorial Lutheran Church at 651-436-1138
www.aftonstrawberryfestival.com • aftonstrawberryfestival@gmail.com
651-263-5159
Sponsored by the Afton Area Business Association
Proud Supporters of the Afton Strawberry Festival!

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