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Alderson Strawberry Festival Mystik Miller - April 19, 2018
There   will   be   a   variety   of   food:   Stuart’s   smokehouse,   smoked   meats   and   BBQ,   kettle   corn,   strawberry shortcake,   strawberry   ice   cream   (and   other   ice   cream   flavors),   and   of   course   real   strawberries   from   local Sunset Berry Farm, winner of last year’s Sweetest Berry in West Virginia contest. There   will   be   a   cornhole   competition   starting   at   10:30am   and   a   dessert   contest   (please   submit   by   11am   to the   Methodist   Church).   Dessert   entries   will   be   auctioned   at   noon!   Ross   Hanna   Studios   will   be   hosting   paint events   in   the   Alderson   Train   Depot.   There   will   be   a   raffle   of   gift   cards   to   local   shops   and   eateries   valued over   $100;   raffle   tickets   will   be   available   for   purchase   throughout   the   day.   Yard   sales   will   be   occurring throughout the town and the Methodist Church will host its annual flea market.  There   will   be   lots   of   kids   activities   centered   around   the   Visitors   Center,   including   unicorn   rides   provided   by the WV Renaissance Festival! There will also be a scavenger hunt they can participate in for a prize.  Several   local   nonprofits   will   be   sharing   their   work   and   hosting   activities. There   will   also   be   a   large   variety   of shopping   including   homemade   art   and   products.   Vendors   will   be   spread   from   the   Train   Depot   across   the pedestrian bridge to the Visitors Center. Walk the town and explore! The   Festival   wants   to   thank   our   main   partner   sponsors   Sunset   Berry   Farm   and   Rainelle   Medical   Center, whose   generous   support   makes   these   activities   possible.   A   special   thanks   to   our   gold   sponsors,   Stuart’s Smokehouse    and    Greenbrier    River    Campground,    which    round    out    the    weekend    with    local    food    and recreation.   And   to   our   silver   sponsor,   the   Greater   Greenbrier   Valley   Community   Foundation,   which   works hard to support and build community in the region. Here is a link to our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/166756880692210/ Contact Mystik Miller
Announcing   the Third Annual Alderson   Strawberry   Festival   taking place   Saturday,   May   26th   from   9am   to   5pm.   There   will   be   a pancake   breakfast   at   the   Alderson   Volunteer   Fire   Department from   7:30am   to   10:30am.   The   day   will   include   live   music   by Emmalea    Deal    from    9am    to    12pm,    Collusion    (featuring    Don Steck,    Fred    Pritchard,    Tom    Hughes,    Robin    Wright    and    Doug Blankenship)   from   12:30pm   to   3pm,   and   the   Goodson   Boys   will be the finale, starting at 3pm.