Labor Day Picnic in the Park!

Don’t miss the “Hometown Picnic in the Park” featuring live music, fireworks, food and free popcorn Sunday, Sept. 2, starting at 4 p.m. in Riverside Park!

The San Luis Valley Big Band will play from 4-6 p.m. and J. Fitty Smith, a rock and roll band from Colorado Springs, will play from 6-8 p.m.

Hot dogs and soft drinks will be available for purchase and popcorn will be free. The apple pie baking contest will start at 5 p.m. Pie check in starts at 4:30 p.m. The judges will be members of the community.

The Salida Fire Department will launch an abbreviated fireworks display at about 8 p.m.