Community School’s Annual Strawberry Festival takes on a new format this year as it’s reimagined for 2021. The event will take place in the expansive parking lot of Roanoke’s Berglund Center where a drive-through format will accommodate a socially distant atmosphere that still offers many of the festival’s familiar traditions including its signature homemade strawberry shortcakes.
Around this time 40 years ago, a group of ambitious Community School volunteers found themselves in the throes of preparation for Community School’s First Annual Strawberry Festival. Their goals were simple. Bake and sell a minimum of 2000 shortcakes. Raise a minimum of $2000 for Community School. Families and volunteers were tasked with baking shortcakes […]