Scenes from 2019 London Strawberry Festival

(Posted June 28, 2019)

Here are some scenes from this year’s London Strawberry Festival, which took place June 20-22 in the streets of downtown London.

Messenger photo by Jeff Pfeil
Lincoln Caldwell, 10, and Cole Caldwell, 8, of London try to keep the water wheel moving back and forth at the Strawberry Festival.
Messenger photo by Jeff Pfeil
Taffy Neff of Grove City is ready to dig into some strawberry shortcake.
Messenger photo by Jeff Pfeil
The car show on Friday night included this 1965 Volkswagen. It was ready to head out for a vacation.
Messenger photo by Jef Pfeil
Terry James of London entered his 1955 Olds Super Holiday 88 into the Strawberry Festival car show. With 110,000 miles on it, the car has all original parts. James only drives it to car shows–and never in the rain because the wipers are so slow, he said.
Photo courtesy of London Strawberry Festival
Hailie Anderson is crowned the 2019 London Strawberry Festival queen.
Photo courtesy of London Strawberry Festival
This year’s London Strawberry Festival queen and her court: (front row, from left) Little Miss Attendant Lidia Baker, Miss Shortcake Charlie Newman, Little Miss Madeleine Herdman; (second row) Young Miss Attendant Paige Baker, Junior Miss Mackenzie Moore, Junior Miss First Attendant Tristiana Raub, Junior Miss Second Attendant Sofia Smith, Young Miss Syndi Smith; (back row) Queen First Attendant Trisha Hall, Queen Hailie Anderson and Queen second Attendant Briana Peterman.
Messenger photo by Jeff Pfeil
Xavier Hoosier, 13, of London tries his skill at one of the game booths. He made two of his three shots, which was good for a small prize.
Messenger photo by Jeff Pfeil
Jim Dotson of Mount Sterling fries up one of his funnel cakes for a tasty sweet treat.
Messenger photo by Jeff Pfeil
Ben True was one of the many entertainers this year at the London Strawberry Festival.
Messenger photos by Grant Zerkle
London firefighters Ben Decker (left) and A.J. Azadpour strike superhero poses with Ohio State University football superfan, Buck I Guy (a.k.a. Columbus resident John Chubb).
Zee Hamilton of Wooster, Ohio, is ready for her ride in a Cobra. It was her first ride in one and, even though there was a holdup due to a small accident, she stated she had no worries and was looking forward to the ride.
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