For some fun facts and
further information about
persimmons, visit

The Facebook page is
found at
Want to know more about photographer Gene
Stafford, the man behind the Persimmon
Festival? Just visit

Thinking about overnighting or more as part of
your trip to the Colfax Persimmon Festival?
Colfax is on the western edge of Guilford County,
N.C. and adjacent to Forsyth County. Two hotels
in nearby Kernersville, both on Highway 66
between I-40 and Business I-40, offer a special
$59.99 rate for Festival attendees - call the
Sleep Inn (336-993-6800) or Quality Inn
(336-996-3501). For more visitor information, or

Interesting information about persimmons -
growing, maintaining, harvesting and processing
them, along with a host of recipes - is available
in one of the books from Seed to Supper. Visit