FRANKLIN — Even as threatening rain clouds loomed, downtown Franklin yesterday bustled with families and friends during the eighth annual Strawberry Festival.
On a new night with later hours than in past years, the celebration of summer drew an excited and hungry crowd.
"They all want strawberry shortcake for dinner," said Donna O'Neil as she sold the dessert in the municipal parking lot on West Central Street.
Hosted by the Downtown Partnership, this year's event was paired with the organization's Third Thursday event - which features specials and promotions by downtown businesses during summer months.
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