The Mum Festival schedule of events is as follows:
Saturday, Sept. 27
Throughout the day there will be crafters and organization booths
10 a.m.: Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers
11 a.m.: Connecticut Theatre Arts
12 p.m.: Hometown Hero Presentation.
12:15 p.m.: Wayback’s Hamburger Eating Contest
1 p.m.: Jacket Thor
2:15 p.m.: Pocket Vinyl
3:30 p.m.: Hanging Hills
4:45 p.m.: Rockin N Rhythm
Master of Ceremonies
Tim Maynard – Nauset Sound
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Child Identification Program
1 p.m.: Airborne Jugglers, Workshop, and balloon tying
11 a.m.: Motion Man Jody Scalise
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Bristol Fire Department Smoke House
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Bob’s Safari Rides
11 a.m.: Dunk Tank
2 p.m.: Tethered Balloon Rides
Sunday, Sept. 28
8 to 11 a.m.: Hometown Hero Breakfast at the American Legion Post 2, on Hooker Court
1:30 p.m.: Mum Festival Parade.
Second Weekend – Oct. 4.
Saturday, Oct. 4
Open at 5 p.m.
Mum Bingo, Sponsored by the Mum Festival Committee
St. Ann Church, Church Hall, 215 West St..
Games begin at 7 p.m., $10 per package
Friday, Sept. 26
Bristol’s Cemetery Commission Lantern Tour
(Rain date Saturday Sept. 27)
Tours will start 15 minutes after sunset – (6:59 p.m.) West Cemetery will be open to the public after dark. Led by lantern light, attendees will visit the final resting places of some of West Cemeteries notable and not-so-notable residents.
Character actors will share their true-yet-darker-tales.
This tour may not be suitable for children under 13. Wear appropriate walking shoes and bring a flashlight.
Sunday, Sept. 28
5 p.m., Mum Festival Pops Concert
This concert will feature selections by the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble and the Bristol Choral Society.
Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol.
Admission is free and all are invited to attend.
46th Annual Bristol Mum a Thon 5K
5K Road Race, Fitness Walk, and Kid’s Fun Run
7 to 8:30 a.m., Race Day Registration
The race is sponsored by Bristol Sports Hall of Fame
Sept. 30 through Oct. 3
Open house from
Bristol Fire Department
North Main Street