Historic Bristol Day on Saturday

Tour ships, houses and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The annual Historic Bristol Day will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event, rain or shine, is sponsored by the Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation.

This year’s event will feature tours of the tall ship Gazela, which will be docked at Bristol’s new pier at the foot of Mill and Radcliffe streets.

The day will also offer house tours featuring special exhibits, a riverfront tea, entertainment by the Sea Dogs of New Jersey and the Bracken Alumni Drug & Bugle Corps of Bristol, face painting, balloon art, a car show, sailboat regatta, children’s corner, crafters and vendors, exhibits, walking tours, food court, archeological dig, tours of public buildings and places of worship, discounts at designated shops and a shuttle service.

A ticket is required for the house tours and tea. The advance ticket price is $12. The cost is $15 on the day of the event.

Free parking is available in the municipal lot behind Mill Street, in the Lenox Building lot at 1414 Radcliffe St. and in the SEPTA lot at Washington and Prospect streets.

For more information, visit www.bristolhistory.org or call 215–781–9895. ••