Fireworks over the Mattituck Lions Strawberry Festival Hulling Night Thursday. C(redit: Mahreen Khan photos)
Hundreds of community volunteers kept up with an annual tradition Thursday evening kicking off the 65th annual Mattituck Lions Strawberry Festival with hulling night. The event sees local residents donate their time to prepare the berries sold at the festival. (more…)
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.