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Celebrating strawberries

The 21st annual Strawberry Jam festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at Darnell Farms in Bryson City.

The Darnell family celebrates their locally grown strawberry crop. Enjoy local music, local food, fresh fruits and vegetables, craft vendors, plow demonstrations, childrens play area, hayrides, fishing, camping, and much more. 

Admission is free. Donations accepted for the upkeep and maintenance of the farm. For more information, call 828.488.2376.

 

Also:

• “G&LW Wholesale Gem Show” will be held May 14-16 in Franklin. The trade shows are produced in many major trade centers across the United States for the convenience of wholesale buyers. For the past 43 years, G&LW’s multiple show venues have been, and continue to be, a top gem and mineral buyer destination. 601.879.8832 or www.glwshows.com. 

• Friends of the Greenway (FROG) will host the Frog Fair arts and crafts gathering from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at the FROG Quarters, located at 573 East Main Street in Franklin (at the Town Bridge). Over 25 vendors will be onsite. Area musicians will perform throughout the day, with a sitting area also provided. For vendor information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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