Sun shines on the Mum Festival Saturday

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POL_1223 POL_1214 POL_1210 POL_1203 POL_1191 POL_1048 POL_1112 POL_1149 POL_1171 POL_1184 POL_1038 POL_1027 POL_0997 POL_0983 POL_0944 POL_0809 POL_0813 POL_0829 POL_0889 POL_0903 POL_0790 POL_0777 POL_0771 POL_0752 POL_0737 POL_0647 POL_0663 POL_0673 POL_0681 POL_0697 POL_0630The opening day of Mum Festival activities at Memorial Boulevard attracted a steady crowd on Saturday as 72 vendors, and activities such as the Bristol Auto Club car show, petting zoo, Touch A Truck, bands, lots of food, and a ceremony to salute this year’s Hometown Hero Tony Sileo, drew people to the center of Bristol.

Here are some scenes from Saturday’s activities. Look for a story, further details, and more photographs┬áin the Oct. 2 Observer.

Tomorrow, Sunday, is the annual Mum Festival parade, which steps off from Race Street at 1:30 p.m. For further details look to the special Mum Festival insert in this week’s Bristol Observer.

PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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