First Friday Gettysburg Style: June 7th Strawberry Festival
Published June 6, 2013
Local 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!