Mark your calendar for peaches

Attention peach lovers – the Palisade Peach Festival is coming up August 16-19, and despite reports of fires and draught, peaches will be in abundance.

Businesses and the Palisade Chamber of Commerce were swamped with phone calls from worried folks that the city’s famous peaches might not make it through Colorado’s searing summer.

Not to fear, peach purists – a hearty crop of Palisade’s finest is in from the orchard and waiting for you.

“It’s all about the Power of the Peach,” a Palisade press release promises.

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