This is the weekend of the festival, it seems. So many to choose from, there's no excuse not to get out after all that heat, and celebrate some reasonable, seasonable weather. Play your cards right, go fest hopping and you won't have to cook all weekend either.
Saturday, June 11 & Sunday, June 12
The Garden Treasures of Easton - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. A self-guided tour of local area gardens, many of which are hidden, that provide unexpected areas of tranquility in an urban setting. Tickets with tour book, maps and directions, $20. Garden fair Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Starts at College Hill Presbyterian Church, 501 Brodhead St., Easton. 610-253-2577 or www.gardentourofeaston.org
All weekend, Friday June 10 through Sunday, June 12
St. Anthony's Festa - Food, games, entertainment. Holy Cross Park, at Cedarville and Morgan Hill Roads, Williams Township.
All weekend, through Sunday, June 12
Wilson Borough Lions Carnival - In Meuser Park, Northampton Street, between 23rd and 24th streets.
Saturday, June 11
Strawberry Festival - 4 to 7 p.m. Food, desserts and more. Palmer Moravian Church, 2901 John St., Easton. (Palmer)
Sunday, June 12
Kevin Dorin and the Big 72 - 2 to 5 p. m. Presented by the Pennsylvania Jazz Society. Tickets $20; $18 for members; students with ID are free. Easton Moose Lodge, 3320 Fox Hill Road, Easton. (Palmer) 610-625-4640 or www.pajazzsociety.org
Saturdays through Aug. 20
Chansonnette Fringe Fest - Music and arts festival concurrent with Lafayette College's "The Art of Urban Environments." Crafts, artists, beer/wine and food vendors, and more. This week, Analog Velvet plays at noon, Eliana Marcia & Banda Axul at 3 p.m., Deb Juilia Starlight Players entertains the kids at 12:30 p.m. Free. 12th & Northampton streets, Easton. 610-252-1920 or www.chansonnettefringe.com
Saturdays through November
Easton Farmers' Market - This week, Strawberry Festival! 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Homemade strawberry shortcake, fresh strawberry smoothies, strawberry lemonade, Market Chef demonstration featuring Chef Scott Kresge of Quartz Hill Herb Farm, Kids' Strawberry Play Patch featuring strawberry-themed crafts and games, Holly Jolly the Clown, Billy Bauer Band plays at 10 a.m. Free. Centre Square, Easton. www.eastonfarmersmarket.com