The annual Montrose Blueberry Festival begins this week with activities planned for Wednesday through Sunday.  As you might imagine, there will be plenty of delicious blueberry foods, plus carnival rides, softball tournament, beverage tent and a big, Blueberry Parade on Saturday.

Pie eating contests (blueberry pie, of course) blueberry pancake breakfasts both Saturday and Sunday, arts and crafts, the Shiabruck Medieval Village and Renaissance Faire and a 5k and 8k road race.

If you love blueberries, or just love having a good time, you should find your way to Montrose this week.

For a complete schedule of events at the Blueberry Festival, visit