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The Fruita Fall Festival, celebrated annually the last weekend of September, has been around for over 100 years. The first festival held in 1914 was called the Cowpunchers' Reunion, and featured two days of horse races, bull riding, and roping contests for cowboys. It took place in September after cattle had been rounded up and produce had been harvested. Women showcased their crafts, fruits, vegetables, jellies, jams and baked goods. Late night dances, with whiskey... read more