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Many events that draw crowds have been postponed or cancelled.
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Ohio’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Submitted by on May 15, 2013 – 8:12 amNo Comment

cherry-blossoms2Cherry blossom season must come late in Barberton, Ohio, since their annual Cherry Blossom Festival doesn’t take place until May 17 through 19, 2013.

All the fun stuff — we’re talking games, food, vendors — takes place at Lake Anna Park, 535 West Park Avenue, Barberton, Ohio (map).

There is a cherry pie eating contest under the Big Tent at 4 p.m. May 18, 2013, with signups at the Visitors Center that day between 1 and 3:35 p.m. Contestants compete in three categories: 6-10 years old, 11-15 years old and 16 & up. Participants will be expected to eat a 1/4, 1/2 or whole Gardner cherry pie — without their hands.

The annual festival is sponsored by the Barberton Area Jaycees.

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