Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair

Cantaloupe Festival Makes Tech Upgrades to Fairgrounds

by Leanna Lehman —  Thanks to the determination of The Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair, the Churchill County Fairgrounds is receiving a much needed technological upgrade. Through the combined efforts of the Festival, CC Communications, and Parks and Recreation, state-of-the-art fiber optical mesh networking is being installed at the Fair Grounds. A mesh network…

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Cantaloupe Festival Royalty Named

by Rachel Dahl — It’s official — the Cantaloupe Festival queen and king have been chose to reign over all things cantaloupe at the Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair this year. Andrea Carroll and her loyal dog Yogi will fill the most proper duties this year during the festival scheduled for Auguest 23rd through…

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Hearts of Gold Quilters ready for Cantaloupe Festival

  by Leanna Lehman —  Local quilters showcase their latest prize quilt for raffle at the Soroptomists Home and Garden Show this weekend. Nearly 30 years ago a group of Fallon quilters assembled together to share their love of the craft and their community. With about 20 active quilters contributing to projects year round, the…

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Cantaloupe Queen Running for County Commission District 3

Sumbitted by the Kelli Kelly for Commissioner campaign — Kelli Kelly, 2018 Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair Queen, reminisced about her first memories in Fallon. “The Cantaloupe Festival was the first Fallon adventure that we had after moving to town on August 26, 2009.  We met our neighbors, watched cantaloupe trebuchets, drank cantaloupe daiquiris, and…

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