St. Stephen’s cancels Strawberry Festival

The St. Stephen’s Strawberry Festival scheduled for May 23 in Heathsville has been canceled in compliance with Gov. Northam’s stay-at-home order which extends until June 10. 

“As much as it saddens us to make this decision, the health and safety of our community takes precedence,” said Ellen Kirby, event chairman. “It looks like Memorial Day weekend will be very quiet.”

The Strawberry Festival dates to the church’s beginnings in 1881. It has grown to be one of the largest…

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