Free strawberries, ice cream featured at Farmington festival

FARMINGTON ? The 36th annual Farmington Strawberry Festival will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Farmington.

Friday?s highlights will be the prince and princes contest at 5:30 p.m. in the shelter house along the Des Moines River, followed by the junior queen and queen contests at 6:30 p.m. The art show registration is from 6:30-9 p.m. in the Farmington Event Center. The Band with No Name will play from 7-10 p.m. in the shelter house.

Weekend highlights include free strawberries and ice cream served from 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Other activities include a car show Sunday, a ?Berry Good Dog? show, and a children?s pedal pull, also on Sunday.

Food, bingo, a book sale, a cake walk, an arts and crafts flea market, cooking contest, go-cart races and more are planned.

For more information and a festival schedule, visit the website