Saturday, June 11, 2016 4:30-8:30
62nd Annual First Church Strawberry Festival and Lawn Fete
Experience the Festival!
We welcome you to join us for our 62nd annual First Church Strawberry Festival and Lawn Fete on Saturday, June 11, 2016!
Our story and fascination with the scrumptious red berry began in 1954. Together with surrounding churches, a community charity event was held on the Quakertown Hospital (now St. Lukes’s) grounds to support the operations and treatments offered at the hospital. The event, then just called a Lawn Fete, featured food, games and music.
In the years since, the hospital merged into the St. Luke’s Hospital Network, ending it’s need for community funding. At that point, First UCC was the event’s main organizing church and so the event transferred to 4th and Park Ave. This location change brought with it a new cause: First UCC Church School and Christian Education programming. Sometime afterwards friends and supports of the event introduced strawberries as the featured dessert topping as the event was always around the middle of June-prime Strawberry Season!
Today, we continue this favorite Quakertown event with Live Music, Outdoor Lawn Games, Summer Eats & Treats, similar to our Lawn Fete beginnings. We’ve also expanded the family fun to include our Silent Auction, Surprise Character Appearances, Whipped Cream Pie Throw and Pie Eating Contest!
So don’t miss out and remember to dress in your best strawberry attire!
Eats & Treats
Join us for Food, Dessert and Fellowship during our evening highlighting the glorious Strawberry.
Indulge guilt free as 100% of profits support our cause, the Church School and Christian Education Programs at First Church-Quakertown.
All food sales are based on 50 cent tickets.
Homemade Hamburger BBQ
Homemade cakes & Pies
Entertainment & Activities
4:30-7:30 PM | Auction Closes at 7:30 | Winners Announced & Payment Opens at 8:15
Bid on great gift baskets, gift certificates and tickets to awesome events.
We wish to thank our wonderful Silent Auction Donors!
Lawn Games with Prizes
All Evening | Tickets required
We couldn’t have a ‘Lawn Fete’ without lawn games. So, step right up and to win a prize.
Whipped Cream Pie Toss
5:00 PM | Free Activity for All | Fellowship Hall
Take aim for in your face whipped cream fun.
6:00-8:00 PM | Free to the Public
Listen & Enjoy the Bucks County’s Oldest Musical Organization play fan favorites in our Sanctuary.
Thank you to our Band Patrons!
Minute to Win it Games
6:00 PM | Free Activity for All | Fellowship Hall
Just like the TV Game Show! Complete objectives in only 60 seconds using typical household items.
Pie Eating Contest
7:00 PM | Free Activity for All | Fellowship Hall
A challenge you can really sink your teeth into. Devour every last bite of cake towering with strawberries and whipped cream, sans utensils.
Surprise Character Appearances
Sometime during the evening
Last year FeRROUS from the Lehigh Valley IronPigs stopped by. Who will stop by this year?
The evening’s proceeds benefit our Church School and Christian Education programs.
The festivities will be at First Church in Quakertown, PA.
Address: 151 South 4th Street, Quakertown, PA 18951
Parking: Free parking is available in our parking lot located just north of the church, on 4th street between Park Ave. and Juniper St. Limited street parking is also available.
Questions? Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org