On Sunday, September 24 th at 3:30 pm — after the Mum Festival Parade — the Festival will hold a Mum
“This auction brings a new and exciting event to our Mum Festival Season of Events as we celebrate the
Mum festivals 56’th year” said Joyce Ptak, Mum Festival Public Safety and Facilities Co-Chair.
“We invite the public to come on down and check out some fantastic treasures and we look forward to seeing everyone there.”
The new Mum auction will be sponsored by Tim Chapulis of Bristol-based Tim’s Antiques and local memorabilia collector Ronnie Gantz.
“The Mum Festival is proud to be partnering with Tim’s Antiques and Ronnie as we raise money for such
a worthy cause”, said Jack Ferraro, Mum Festival Chair.
The auction will feature both Rock ‘n’ Roll and Bristol memorabilia with a portion of proceeds going to the Bristol Hospital’s Parent and Child Center.
The event will take place on the grounds of the Mum Festival Carnival located on Memorial Boulevard on
Stage East right after the traditional Mum Festival Parade.
For more information visit: www.bristolmumfestival.com.
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