The 40th Annual Strawberry Festival Draws College and Local Community
The 40th annual Strawberry Festival on May 6, 2012, included music,
strawberry-themed foods, vendors, games and attractions, and children’s
rides. The College Community lovingly refers to the longstanding event
The Strawberry Festival, introduced to CNR in 1972, is the single
largest event organized entirely by the College’s undergraduates. The
concept of the Strawberry Festival originated in the mid-west during the
1890’s as an American festival celebrating the ripening of
strawberries, the blooming of lilacs, and the coming of summer.
Pictured here: Genesis McGrew SAS‘13 entertaining the many children in attendance.