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Mattituck Lions Strawberry Festival

Josie Lentini, left, 6. of Smithtown, and her

Josie Lentini, left, 6. of Smithtown, and her sister Angelina, 8, work on their strawberry drink at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012) Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

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.

Avery Messana, 3, of Rocky Point, rides a
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Avery Messana, 3, of Rocky Point, rides a pony at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival as her mom, Jennifer, watches over her. (June 16, 2012)

Joanne Altritt, of Yonkers, with the star attraction
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

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
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Katherine Fritz and her daughter, Isabel, 13, dive into the strawberry shortcake at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012)

Daniella Ricci, of Rocky Point, and her daughter
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Daniella Ricci, of Rocky Point, and her daughter Lyla, 1, try out the slide at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012)

Josie Lentini, left, 6. of Smithtown, and her
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Josie Lentini, left, 6. of Smithtown, and her sister Angelina, 8, work on their strawberry drink at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012)

Julie Dunn, of Connecticut, and her daughter Chloe,
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

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,
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Yelana Qureshi introduces James, Debbie and Noah, 1, of Medford, to a piglet at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012)

Rebecca Dickerson, 11, of Southold, gets one of
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Rebecca Dickerson, 11, of Southold, gets one of the best views of the Mattituck Strawberry Festival. (June 16, 2012)

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