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First Friday Gettysburg Style: June 7th Strawberry Festival

Published June 6, 2013

First Friday Gettysburg Style - Strawberry FestivalLocal strawberries have already started showing up at the farmer’s markets here in Gettysburg, so what better way to celebrate these sweet and juicy berries than with a Strawberry Festival-themed First Friday?

The 2013 downtown Gettysburg Strawberry Festival will be held tomorrow, June 7th, as part of First Friday Gettysburg Style. You’ll be able to sample strawberry-inspired treats at participating GARMA members.

Here’s just a taste of what some of the Gettysburg shops and retailers participating in this sweet Strawberry Festival Event will have on offer during First Friday:

One Lincoln at the Gettysburg Hotel
Enjoy First Friday Dessert and Cocktail Specials.
Special: Strawberry Creme Brulee with Chantilly Cream
Cocktail: Frozen Strawberry Flapper

True Friends Boutique – 22 Baltimore Street
Stop in and enjoy a strawberry snack and meet friends, old and new. Any store purchase will automatically enter you in a drawing for a gorgeous Spartina 449 summer handbag.

Lark Gifts – 40 Baltimore Street
Lark Gifts will be serving a wonderfully refreshing Strawberry Mojito and artist Susan Rumford will demonstrating the ancient Japanese art technique of temari.

Sweeet! – 100 Baltimore Street
Sample the German-made Ritter Strawberry and Creme chocolate bar or, for a special treat, try Dracula’s Blood, the housemade strawberry soda. The shop will also be stocked with strawberry-flavor gummies, hard candies and more.

Reids Orchard & Winery – 242 Baltimore Street
Half-priced fresh sangria by the glass from 5pm until closing.

Jennie Wade House – 548 Baltimore Street
Sample strawberry preserves and enter the gift basket raffle

A&A Village Treasurers – 53 Chambersburg Street
Local artist Michelle Murphy will be on hand with her beautiful hand-dyed scarves and wraps. Sample treats from the pantry, strawberries, local wines, gourmet coffee and teas while you browse the shop.

T&S Clothing and Gifts – 1 Chambersburg Street
While you stop by for your strawberry treat, browse the entire stock of shorts now discounted 50% (regularly priced at $25, now $11.99) and take $2 off the lowest ticketed price on any T-shirt in stock.

For the entire list of participating Gettysburg merchants, visit the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchant’s Association website.

See you in downtown Gettysburg tomorrow evening!

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