Afton Strawberry Festival

An ode to summer’s juicy red fruit. Hungry festgoers can participate in a strawberry shortcake eating contest, then dance off the calories to the bluegrass tunes of the Kyle Koliha Duo. Other attractions include a bake sale, Raptor Center demonstration and canvas art strawberry painting. (10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Town Square Park, 3418 St. Croix Trail S., Afton. exploreafton.com.)

MELISSA WALKER