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A festival as vibrant as Vashon

This year’s Strawberry Festival was a colorful affair, with a lively grand parade on Saturday, a carnival all weekend, art booths and music everywhere. Top left, Mario Soberanis, a member of RhythmJoy, enjoys his moment in the sunshine during Saturday’s parade.  Above, Jaime and Emmanuel Pereyda find one of the rides at the carnival exhilarating. Right, Madelaine Ripley, who plays Gwendolen Fairfax in Drama Dock’s upcoming production of “The Importance of Being Ernest,” waves to a spectator during the grand parade.  More photos on pages B1, B2. Story on problems at the beer garden on page A9.  - Top left photo by Ralph Moore; center photo by Amelia Heagerty; photo at right by Craig Hanson
This year’s Strawberry Festival was a colorful affair, with a lively grand parade on Saturday, a carnival all weekend, art booths and music everywhere. Top left, Mario Soberanis, a member of RhythmJoy, enjoys his moment in the sunshine during Saturday’s parade. Above, Jaime and Emmanuel Pereyda find one of the rides at the carnival exhilarating. Right, Madelaine Ripley, who plays Gwendolen Fairfax in Drama Dock’s upcoming production of “The Importance of Being Ernest,” waves to a spectator during the grand parade. More photos on pages B1, B2. Story on problems at the beer garden on page A9.
— image credit: Top left photo by Ralph Moore; center photo by Amelia Heagerty; photo at right by Craig Hanson

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