St. Stephen's Strawberry Festival; Heathsville, VA

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Crowds and vendors at the Strawberry Festival  There was a large crowd at  the annual Strawberry Festival in Heathsville, VA, on Sat., May 24, 2008.  St. Stephen's Anglican Church  hosts this event every year.  The Strawberry Festival is held on Saturday of the Memorial Day weekend. 

The tiny village of Heathsville nearly bursts at its seams as thousands of people from all around travel from distances up to 200 miles away to shop for arts and crafts, listen to the music, socialize, have lunch, and of course, EAT the famous strawberry shortcake.

I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the event with my husband, his son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren.  While I browsed through hand made jewlery, paintings, and baked goods, my husband spotted a beautiful hand carved heron made by a local artisan, Herb Lewis.  Hand carved heron

We are now the proud owners of this lovely art piece carved from wood, hand painted and set on a finished base.  There is even a little hand carved turtle on on the wood pieces on the base.  The grandkids had a wonderful time and were especially pleased to get their faces painted for free.

Face painting 






Face Painting

  St. Stephen's Anglican Church in Heathsville, VA will host its annual Christmas Countdown Festival on the Sat. of Labor Day.  To find out more about these festivals, click here.       

 Come explore all the delights that living in a rural, waterfront setting can offer you.  Visit the Northern Neck of VA.

For information regarding real estate in the Northern Neck, email me at  or visit my web site for up to date listings.   

Yvonne Hurt, "Your Northern Neck of Va Real Estate Specialist"                         


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Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater, FL

wow - we have our first fresh strawberries of the year down here in February! Our strawberry festival is in March!!!! I forgot that the rest of the nation gets them later on! Looks like a fun day!

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