The 15th Annual WCRK/WMTN Morristown Strawberry Festival is a free family-oriented event that features many activities and, of course, strawberries brought in from Scott’s Farms.
The 2019 Morristown Strawberry Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the fields in front of the WCRK/WMTN studios on West Economy Road in Morristown.
Entertainment includes InFaith from Fairfield Baptist Church from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
A strawberry pie eating contest will take place from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Broke and Busted, a country/southern rock band, will perform at noon on the stage. Emily Moore, a student at Morristown East High School, will entertain between 1:45 p.m. and 3 p.m. The Stonewalls bluegrass band round out the entertainment from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
There will be various vendors selling crafts, plus booths from area businesses, church groups and non-profits.
Other sponsors of the Strawberry Festival are TLD Logistics Services, Inc., Citizen Tribune and Acme Printing.
Later Saturday, the Strawberry Festival Old School Block Party, sponsored by the Morristown Task Force on Diversity, will be held at the Farmer’s Market downtown. DJ Stan the Man will return to turn out the old school jams from the 1950s to 1990s.
James Jennings bar-be-cue will be on sale during the party, which runs from 3 p.m. to dark.
The Strawberry Festival Spring Carnival will begin Monday at Walters State Community College. It is sponsored by the Morristown Lions Club.