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The Beginning of Applefest

In 2021, the Cedaredge community will celebrate the 43rd annual Cedaredge Applefest. Over the years the festival has grown to include activities for three full days, but throughout the years, one thing has remained constant: Applefest is a true community event, celebrating the bounty of the Surface Creek Valley by showcasing local apples, ag, art, music, crafters and businesses.

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By: Ronn Brewer - HCS Guest Writer


The AppleFest 5K is Back!

Join in on the Fun!

We all took a year off last year, so It’s time to dust off those running shoes and get training for the 13th annual Applefest 5K run and 2.5K Fitness walk! It is set to kick off the Applefest Festivities Saturday October 2, 2021 in beautiful downtown Cedaredge. Read More


Granma Cheryl’s

Nearly World Famous Apple Fritters

Cheryl Hartter is a granma (spelled like it’s pronounced – granma) on a mission to share her tasty baked treats with as many lucky people as it is humanly possible for one lone baker to accomplish. She churns out her culinary creations from her home kitchen in Cedaredge that looks more like a professional bakery than a grandmother’s kitchen. Read More


Vintage Motorcycle Show

Coveted Classics of Yesteryear

Each year when the leaves begin to turn, motorcycle enthusiasts across the Western Slope pull the covers off of their prized machines and set to work polishing chrome and conditioning leather in preparation for the vintage and classic motorcycle show at Applefest. Read More


Cedar Mesa Community Club

True Grit

By: Stu Carlson - Staff Writer

Like many of the surrounding mesas scattered about Delta County, Cedar Mesa was settled by tough and dedicated pioneers who forged their farms and orchards in the rocky landscape. Located adjacent to the town of Cedaredge, this mesa carries a tradition of community spirit that is solely owed to the Cedar Mesa Community Club.

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