The Mountain Harvest Festival is pleased to announce a giant pumpkin contest, sponsored by Paonia Farm and Home Supply, to be held in conjunction with the festival Sept. 23-25 in Paonia. Prizes will be awarded to the home gardeners who grow the largest pumpkins (by weight) in both youth and adult categories.
Paonia Farm and Home recommends planting Atlantic Giant pumpkins seeds this month to allow your crop to reach its full potential by the contest date, Sept. 23. Prizes will be awarded and winning pumpkins displayed at the Farmers Market during the Mountain Harvest Festival. Check paoniafarmandhome.com in September for contest entry details, or stop by the store at 206 Grand Avenue in Paonia.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.