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On Tap at the Florida Strawberry Festival Today (March 4)

The 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival kicks off for a fifth day today, March 4.

 

The 2013 Florida Strawbrerry Festival kicks off today, Monday, March 4, with Grits & Glamour with Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis set to perform at 3:30 p.m., followed by Dwigth Yoakam at 7:30 p.m.

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2013 Florida Strawberry Festival: Need To Know Monday, March 4

Today is Ride-a-Thon Day at the 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival.

  • Ride-a-Thon is from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • A wristband purchased at the midway, for $20, entitles the wearer to ride most mechanical rides for this one price.

Also at the festival today:

  • Gates open and close at 10 a.m. and 11 p.m.
  • The midway opens at 10 a.m.
  • Admission is $10 for people age 13 and up and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Children age 5 and under are admitted for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • The (invitational) Farm Credit Strawberry Salute Breakfast kicks off at 7:30 a.m.
  • The Invitational Parade Breakfast, sponsored by Regions Bank, kicks off at 10:30 a.m.
  • The Grand Parade begins in downtown Plant City at 1 p.m. It is scheduled to pass by the Florida Strawberry Festival Fairgrounds at 2 p.m.
  • The Home Depot Kids Workshop is set for 3 p.m.  
  • Grits & Glamour with Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis is set to perform 3:30 p.m. at the Wish Farms Soundstage.
  • Lamb Jumping is set for 5 p.m., at the Swindle Family Pavilion.
  • The Lamb Show is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Swindle Family Pavilion.
  • Dwight Yoakam is set to perform 7:30 p.m. at the Wish Farms Soundstage.

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For more on the daily offerings at the 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival, through March 10, visit the full report at Brandon Patch. Also featured are links to festival stories.

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For more information, visit the 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival online. Also, on Facebook.

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