NBC4’s Dr. Bruce Hensel Visits Oxnard to Answer Health Questions at the California Strawberry Festival, May 19-20

The annual celebration of the popular and healthy red berry is this weekend

NBC4’s Dr. Bruce Hensel will be in Oxnard this weekend answering health questions and greeting the community at the California Strawberry Festival, May 19-20, at Strawberry Meadows of College Park, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The weekend getaway will be jam-packed with delicious fun and will serve up a menu of berry delights that engage every member of the family.

Dr. Bruce will be among the presenters in the Strawberry Promenade, addressing the often-overlooked health benefits of the delicious heart-shaped fruit, and will be available for festival-goers to “Ask Dr. Bruce” health-related questions at the Community Connections booth throughout the event

More than 40 food booths will be sprouting with all things berry – from strawberry pizza and funnel cake to strawberry nachos, chocolate dipped strawberries, strawberry smoothies, deep fried strawberries, and even a strawberry beer brewed just for the celebration.

Best of all, indulging only helps the cause when 100 percent of sales from non-profit food booths benefit 25 southland charities. Among the top outdoor Festival’s in the nation, the Strawberry Festival has helped raise more than $3.5 million for various southland charities while paying tribute to the region’s agricultural heritage.

For more information, please visit www.strawberry-fest.org.

NBC Los Angeles is a media sponsor of the event.

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