Bristol Cultural & Historical Foundation


LOTS OF FUN ACTIVITIES ARE PLANNED FOR HISTORIC BRISTOL DAY WHICH INCLUDES ENTERTAINMENT BY JERRY BLAVAT, SIX OPEN HOUSES, CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES, A CAR SHOW, THE ANNUAL REGATTA, THE TEA  AND MUCH MORE. 
ACTIVITIES SCHEDULES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. STAY TUNED!
Jerry will appear at the 40th Historical Bristol Day celebration from 11 AM to 12:30 Pm at Lion's Park, 100 block of Radcliffe Street on the Riverfront. 
There will be dancing to Jerry's music on the Bristol Wharf.
ACTIVITIES
CAR SHOW
CHILDREN'S CORNER
CRAFTERS & VENDORS
ENTERTAINMENT
SAILBOAT REGATTA
ACTIVITIES AT SILVER LAKE NATURE CENTER
1306 Bath Road
ARTISTS OF BRISTOL DISPLAY

Crafters and vendors can download application these application and information letters.
Located at Snyder-Girotti School
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.
OPEN HOUSES
ANNUAL TEA
Visit Homes at the following locations
​315 DeGuiseppe Drive
1122 Radcliffe Street
922 Radcliffe Street*
339 Radcliffe Street
112 Walnut Street
518 Lafayette Street

*also site of Annual Tea
Tickets required for House Tours and Tea
On the lawn of 
922 Radcliffe Street
Ticket Required
Begins around 1 PM depending on wind and tides.
GRUNDY LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Van Transportation will be available to this site
​FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION

There will be 9 bus stops available to get you to the various activities. Buses should be available every 15 minutes.

For your convenience you can download the schedule here.
Schedule will also be available in program handout on day of event.

TICKET SALES
​A ticket is required for House Tours and attending the Annual Tea. 

Advance ticket price is $12. The price for day of sale is $15.  Advance tickets are available at Mignoni Jewelry Store, Mill Street Pharmacy, Great ID by Anne,the Grundy Museum and Library, and the Borough Tax Office.
Tours of the Visitor's Area and of the Earthship will be given. Read more about the award winning Earthship on the Silver Lake  website.
Entertain to Include:
Jerry Blavat
Face Painting
Bracken Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps
Sailboat Regatta
Slimy Science Demonstration
Stepping Stone Dancers
Puppets Pizzazz 

For times and places you can download the complete schedule here.
10 AM - dedication of mosaic bench made as a First Friday community event.
* Tour of the museum
* Self-guided tours of the Museum's award-winning gardens & the Bristol History Trail.
* Audio walking tour of the Historic District available.
* At the Grundy Library there will be an interactive exhibit of the last 50 years. Participate by adding your message to a fabric weaving for the time capsule; or weave a bookmark and handcraft journal to take home.


Children's Art Contest
The annual Children's Art contest will be open to  students in 6th, 7th, and 8th, grades. Entries are due by October 6 for judging. Prize ribbons will be given to 1st- 2nd -3rd place and honorable mention.  In addition the Artists of Bristol will be giving gift cards to the winners. Winning entries will be on display in the basement of the Community Baptist Church on Radcliffe Street.
1122 Radcliffe will feature an exhibit of eight wedding gowns & accessories  from the last five decades.
339 Radcliffe will feature a display of costume jewelry popular during the 50's and 60's along with Lady Head vases which were popularized during the 50's'
518 Lafayette Street will feature a Lenox table setting.
SPECIAL EXHIBITS AT HOMES
JOE SAGOLLA ART EXHIBIT
Local Artist, Joe Sagolla will have his annual exhibit at Wells Fargo Bank, 214 Radcliffe Street from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Stop in to see his work which includes many local scenes.
ASK THE HISTORIANS
Stop in the law offices of Wm. J Salerno, 220 Radcliffe Street between the hours of 11 AM and 3 PM to find out anything you wanted to know about the history of Bristol. Don't miss this unique opportunity.