Francisco Fort Day
Jul 28 - 29, 2023306 South Main Street, La Veta, CO
Francisco Fort Day takes place in the plaza of Francisco Fort Museum, Colorado's only surviving adobe fort.When: July 28th and July 29th
Kick off-Opening and Free Street Dance, Friday night July 28th, 5 pm to 9 pm, featuring food by Mario and the Cornmasters and music by Dynamix.
Saturday, July 29th, 7:00 am to 5:00 pmSaturday begins with a pancake breakfast fundraiser at 7:00 with folk singing, followed by a full day of live music, performances, presentations, and family fun. Sarsaparilla in the saloon, Buck skinners, mountain men, crafters, artists, authors, and naturalists. Blacksmithing demonstrations in the fort's blacksmith shop. Lots of events and activities for kids. Chicken Bingo, Duck race if the Cuchara is running. Pictorial archive of 25 founding Hispanic Families of Huerfano County, courtesy of the Huajatolla Heritage Foundation. Come see where history lives in Huerfano County and experience the creative spirit of the Spanish Peaks Region.
The event is free and open to the public.Full list of performers, demonstrators, and vendors on our website. www.franciscofort.org