Social Junction photographer Tina Bennett found lots of smiling faces including Preston Bergstom, Jared Carpenter and Ryan Spencer enjoying the Alpine Bank Fruita Fall Festival last weekend. All photos are available for purchase including reprints and photo gifts.
The festival celebrated its 100th year with live music, arts, crafts and food vendors. Events included a youth talent show, live music, ranch rodeo, parade, outhouse race, 5K, Frisbee golf tournament, dance and pageant.
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