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Afton Mayor Pat Snyder competed in the strawberry shortcake eating contest during the Afton Strawberry Festival on Saturday.

Afton Strawberry Festival held last weekend

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Afton Strawberry Festival held last weekend
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Last weekend proved to be ripe for a new event in Afton.

Afton Area Business Association’s newest event, Afton Strawberry Festival, was held Saturday and Sunday throughout Afton’s Old Village.

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Strawberry Festival, which was sponsored in partnership with Afton’s Memorial Lutheran Church, was started this year as a new event to replace May Fair, which was canceled due to continuous years being faced with inclement weather.

Strawberry Festival offered a variety of activities for families including art vendors, live music, crafts, face painting and even a strawberry shortcake eating contest.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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