It's Strawberry Season here on the Shore

Youngsters prepare the famous Ridgely Lions Club strawberry shortcake and ice cream at the 2017 Ridgely Strawberry Festival.

Beckwith United Methodist Church Strawberry Festival

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 26

Neck District Fire House, Route 343, Hudson, 11 miles west of Cambridge

Strawberries, strawberry pies, strawberry shortcake, homemade soups, chicken salad sandwiches, hotdogs, and more. Large outdoor flea market and crafts. Food service starts at 9 a.m. Come early; festival usually ends by 1 p.m. Festival held rain or shine. Free admission. To rent table space call: 410-228-6916.

39th annual Ridgely Lions Club Strawberry Festival

All day on Sunday, May 27

Martin Sutton Park, 302 W. 4th St., Ridgely

6:30 Registration for the 8th Annual Strawberry Chase 5K Run/Walk. Race begins at 8 a.m., 200 yard dash for kids 5 and under at 7:45 a.m. Pre-register on-line at www.carolinerecreation.org

9 a.m. Non-denominational worship service in the park pavilion.

10 a.m. Musical entertainment, food and craft vendors and children’s entertainment begins.

Noon. The Strawberry Festival Parade kicks off on Bell St. and ends at Martin Sutton Park. If you’d like to participate in the parade, contact Lion Jerry Sutton at 410-634-2129 or ridgelylions@verizon.net . The afternoon continues with raffle drawings, awards for the best parade entries, and presentation of the 2018 Ridgely Lions scholarships. Info: visit www.facebook.com/ridgelylionsclub, e-clubhouse.org/sites/ridgely or email ridgely lions@verizon.net

29th Annual Strawberry Festival and Craft Show

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 2

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 304 Talbot St., St. Michaels

Celebrate the Eastern Shore strawberry harvest with more than 40 vendors and artisans displaying quality crafts and strawberries to eat and take home. Crafts, lunch and a bake sale, with food and fun for everyone. Free. Info: 410-745-2534

Emily’s Produce

Strawberry Festival

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 2

2206 Church Creek Rd., Cambridge

Layton’s Chance samples and sales, especially their lemonade and strawberry wines; Faith Baptist Fellowship’s Make & Take crafts for kids, fun strawberry games – carry strawberry on a spoon, hulling, etc.; unique vendors; all kinds of strawberry treats.

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