Why is it called Colorama, anyway?
Last updated 5/4/2022 at 11:06am
It's Mother's Day weekend in May, which means it's also Colorama time.
If you're new to the area, it's pronounced with the word "color" in it. Some people unfamiliar with our unusual spring festival name see it in a medical context, rendering a completely different connotation.
So why is the festival called Colorama; what's so colorful?
When local folks first decided to have a big spring hoot,...