Cranberry Harvest Festival continues today


The 19th Annual Cranberry Harvest Festival continues today in Grayland with a running event, Cranberry Marketplace, entertainment and more.

The annual celebration of the tart fruit runs until 3 p.m. Registration begins for the Jog the Bog & Beach 10K and 5K runs and 3K walk at 7 a.m., with the events at 9 a.m.

The Cranberry Marketplace opens at 10 a.m. at the Grayland Community Hall, which is also the festival headquarters. Vendors will offer everything cranberry — in the past, offerings have included sausage, pizza, vinegar, salsa and more made with the fruit. Live entertainment is scheduled throughout the day.

Also on tap today is a cranberry eating contest set for 1 p.m. Festival officials say the record is 48 raw cranberries in 1 minute.