The Fruita History Fair is growing!
The Fruita Downtown Advisory Board and the Fruita Historic Preservation Board have united their efforts to create Pabor Day. On Saturday, May 18, Fruita’s citizens and businesses will celebrate Fruita’s unique yet intertwined history in the Grand Valley, its innovative spirit, and its resilience. Expect all-day games, period clothing, music, displays, and demonstrations, food and fun! As always, admission is free!
The displays, artifacts, and slideshow at the combined 7th Annual Fruita History Fair at Cavalcade, 201 East Aspen Ave., and the Lower Valley Heritage Room open house in the Fruita Civic Center, 325 East Aspen Ave, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., will together help illuminate how the Fruita of today came to be. • Bring a bike and join in the Fruita history bicycle ride. Ride begins 2:30 at the Vintage Common, 116 North Mulberry St., and ends at Elmwood Cemetery. • Guided downtown history walk begins 3:00 p.m. at the Fruita Civic Center parking lot. • All-day Fruita Fact-Finding Scavenger Hunt. Forms will be available at downtown shops. Contest ends 6:00 p.m. Winner to be announced at 7:00 p.m. • Patio Jam at Copper Club, 233 East Aspen Ave., time TBA. • Local movies by Cullen Purser outside BestSlope Coffee, 129 North Peach St., begin at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.). • Kim Nuzzo as “William Pabor”. • And more…
This event is not hosted by the Museums of Western Colorado. It is posted as a courtesy to the Fruita Downtown Advisory Board and the Fruita Historic Preservation Board.