The 57th annual Paloma Fiesta will be Saturday, Aug. 23, and Sunday, Aug. 24. A fish and chicken dinner will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Adults will be $8, children ages 4-12 $4, and children 3 and younger free.
New this year will be a wine tasting by The Village Vineyard and Winery of Camp Point on Saturday evening. Other events on Saturday will include a trap shoot at 9 a.m. at the Paloma Gun Club; music by Pepper Spray at 5:30 p.m.; and the Coatsburg/Paloma Lioness quilt raffle at 8 p.m.
The event will also include horse-drawn wagon rides, a Paloma HCE bake sale, food, games, bingo, poker, kids' games and a bounce house. A UPA-sanctioned tractor pull will be at noon Aug. 24 behind the community building. Food and drinks will be available.
The fiesta is sponsored by the Lions Club and is a fundraiser for the Paloma Community Club. Proceeds are designated for building and park improvements.