Chad Coleman, Bellevue Reporter
Volunteers, from right, Amanda Gian, 15; Sara Ghandour, 16; Hannah Coleman, 17; and Yuan Cao, 17, hull srawberrys in preparation for the Bellevue Strawberry Festival at the First Presbyterian Church in Bellevue on Wednesday, June 23. The Festival will fill Bellevue’s Crossroads Park this weekend with non-stop entertainment on the Festival Main Stage, fresh strawberry shortcake, hands-on heritage activities and exhibits, over 90 food and vendor booths, a Classic Auto Show (Sunday only), and a Family Fun Area with carnival games, giant inflatables, face painting, a big purple slide, rock climbing, mini-golf and more. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free parking and shuttle bus service will be offered from Kelsey Creek Center (148th Ave & Main Street). The Strawberry Festival is the Eastside Heritage Center’s signature event, celebrating the region’s agricultural heritage as well as its diverse cultural past, present and future. More information and a complete entertainment lineup is available at www.bellevuestrawberryfestival.org.