First FallFest Flourishes

Inaugural event organized by Sophia Borg, other organizations and community members, sees successful first year

It all started with some pumpkin seeds.

“I found pumpkin seeds in Cheyenne. I grew pumpkins thinking they weren’t going to make it, I grew them in tiny medicine cups and they took off,” said Sophia Borg. “So, I had this big plan that we (StrongTower Designs and Palomino Hat Bar) were going to have a pumpkin patch. That grew from the pumpkin patch into the festival.”

The festival is the inaugural Saratoga Fall Festival—or Saratoga FallFest—which was held on October 21 on east Spring Street and was organized by Borg, friend Shannon Peth and other community members and organizations. One couldn’t...

 

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