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Strawberry Fest provides lots of fun in Albion

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 8 June 2019 at 6:27 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – Julian Pawlak, 3, of Medina emerges from a giant shark’s mouth. The shark was a large inflatable with a slide at the Albion Strawberry Festival. It was part of a Family Fun Center on Main Street, just north of the First Presbyterian Church.

The 33rdannual Strawberry Festival opened on Friday and continues today.

Emma Ray, 8, of Albion throws a baseball at a target on a dunk tank. She was successful in knocking Chrisjen Winters, 10, into the water.

The dunk tank is being used as a fundraiser for the St. Mary’s youth baseball team. Chrisjen is one of the St. Mary’s players. Several kids on the team took a turn in the tank.

Chrisjen Winters emerges from the water after being knocked into the tank.

Brayden LaMartina, 8, gets loose and ready to throw the baseballs at the dunk tank target.

The Kendall Community Band, led by director Lori Cyr, played in front of the Orleans County Courthouse.

The band, All About Jane, performs under the east tent on East State Street. The band includes Gary Smith, Rhonda Smith, Jan-Mikael Erakare and Tom Smith.

Rhonda Smith and her husband Gary Smith sing “Black Velvet” by Alannah Myles.

To see the schedule for the festival today, click here.

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