06/16/18 7:28am

The 64th annual Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival officially kicked off Thursday with hulling night. The hundreds of volunteers who helped prepare all the strawberries for the festival received a strawberry daiquiri.

The four-day festival features a full slate of events Saturday, including the crowning of the Strawberry Queen at 3 p.m. and the return of the shortcake-eating contest at 5 p.m.

For a full schedule of events, click here. (more…)

06/17/15 11:13am
One-year-old Daisy Lawrence of Rocky Point can’t wait to eat more strawberries. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

One-year-old Daisy Lawrence of Rocky Point can’t wait to eat more strawberries. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

By mid-June, North Fork strawberries are reaching their peak and these juicy berries are bursting with flavor.

To celebrate, Mattituck Lions Club will host its 61st annual Strawberry Festival at Strawberry Fields in Mattituck from Thursday, June 18, to Sunday, June 21. (more…)

06/14/14 11:00am
Strawberry Martini (Touch of Venice courtesy photo)

Strawberry Martini (Touch of Venice courtesy photo)

After getting your fill of strawberry foods at the annual Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival this weekend why not wash it down with a specially crafted strawberry martini from Touch of Venice? (more…)