Just in time for the 58th annual Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival, a long spell of stormy weather is broken. Festival visitors celebrate Father's Day weekend and the North Fork strawberry harvest with midway rides, arts and crafts vendors, live music -- and strawberry shortcake, natch.
Joanne Altritt, of Yonkers, with the star attraction of the Mattituck festival and fundraiser: strawberries. (June 16, 2012)
Katherine Fritz and her daughter, Isabel, 13, dive into the strawberry shortcake at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012)
Julie Dunn, of Connecticut, and her daughter Chloe, 14 months, race to the next activity at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012)
Yelana Qureshi introduces James, Debbie and Noah, 1, of Medford, to a piglet at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012)