The Institute for American Studies in Washington will hold a fundraiser, “Strawberries Under the Stars,” June 17.

Festivities will run from 7 to 9 p.m. at town green.

Champagne and strawberry-inspired deserts made by local chefs will be served.

The winner will be chosen by the attendees will receive the museum’s second annual Strawberry Star Award.

Desserts will be made by the Flour Garden Bakery, The Hopkins Inn, Marianne DeSilva New Adventures in Cooking, The Pantry, The Mayflower Grace, The Foundry Kitchen and Tavern and Washington Food Market.

Tickets are $35 per person or $50 per couple and may be purchased by June 10 by calling 860-868-0518.