Bristol Cultural & Historical Foundation


CAR SHOW
CHILDREN'S CORNER
at the Grundy Library
CRAFTERS & VENDORS
SAILBOAT REGATTA
OPEN HOUSES
*ticket required
Begins around 1 PM depending on wind and tides.
GRUNDY LIBRARY & MUSEUM
​FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION

Children's Art Contest
JOE SAGOLLA ART EXHIBIT
Information for the 2017 Historic Bristol Day Coming Soon. This year's theme is
HALF CENTURY OF SERVICE
Events Include: (Information to be added when available)
ARTISTS OF BRISTOL DISPLAY
at Community Baptist Church

Display of AOB artists will be held in the basement of Community Baptist Church on Radcliffe Street. Display will feature multi-mediums & multi artists.
Also artists will be demonstrating their work outside of the church.
Winning entries from the Student's Art Show will be displayed on the stage in the basement along with Children's art award winners.
ANNUAL TEA
*ticket required
On the lawn of 
922 Radcliffe Street.
Includes music by harpist Martina Miller
Golden Anniversary exhibit at the Library and touring of the Museum
Also artifacts and research from the 2016 archaeological project conducted at the BCHF building last September will be on display at the Library
Vendors may download information and forms below.
Archaeology Dig
Free Archaeology Dig at 321 Cedar Street (BCHF Headquarters) to be held all day long. The public is invited to participate in an archaeological dig on the grounds of an historic school house.
Raffle
This year's picture by Joe Sagolla is to be raffled on Historic Bristol Day.
It is a a mixed media framed tile ( 12 x 16).
Second prize is a Bristol Throw.
THE MAJOR EVENT THIS YEAR IS A VISIT BY THE TALL SHIP GAZELA
The Gazela will be docked at Bristol's new wharf and dock area on Historic Bristol Day. There will be free access for the public to tour the ship from 10 AM to 4 PM. Tourists are required to wear flat, rubber soled shoes and also be able to walk unassisted.  This affords an opportunity for the public to view an historical vessel.
Saturday, October 21st
Based on the theme: "Celebrating Bristol's Last 50 Years"
Open to all Bristol Borough students in grades 6 to 8.
Deadline for submission is Friday, October 13.
Download submission form and instructions here.
Children will be able to participate in the latest craze by painting their own rock and then hiding it. 
Walking Tours of Historic Bristol
Tours will begin at the red bank on Radcliffe and Market Streets (BB&T).
Tours will begin at 11am, Noon, 1pm and 2pm.
House include: 922 Radcliffe Street. (also site of the Annual Tea)
Porch at 1000 Radcliffe Street
120 Walnut Street including a presentation on the 100th anniversary of WWI and how it impacted Bristol,

ADVANCE TICKET SALES  at Great IDs by Anne, The Borough Tax Office, Mignoni Jewelers, and the Mill Street Pharmacy. 
$12 advance sale $15 day of event
Entertaimnent
Includes face painter and balloon artist plus Sea Dogs a band and pirate re-enactment group.

Specif schedule will be included 
closer to Bristol Day.