The Institute for American Indian Studies in Washington will hold its first annual “Strawberries Under the Stars” dessert competition and fundraiser June 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. on the Green.

A variety of strawberry-inspired desserts will be featured, and attendees can cast their vote for the best dessert.

Tickets are $30 per person and $50 per couple. Each ticket includes eight dessert samplings and champagne.

For more information and tickets, visit or call 860-868-0518.