Residents of Manitou Springs (pop. 4,992) have found a festive solution for unwanted fruitcake. Every January, the Chamber of Commerce hosts the Great Fruitcake Toss, in which contestants compete for bragging rights as they fling or launch the hapless dessert by catapult, pneumatic spud gun or other mechanical devices.
Manitou Springs Annual Fruitcake Toss
On the Road, TriviaBy American Profile on September 18, 2011