BRISTOL — The town's Old Home Day kicks off this Friday evening, Aug. 25.
Bristol Fire Company Spaghetti Dinner and Open House, will take place at the Fire Station, 85 Lake St., from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults, and $5 for children ages 5 to 12. Children 4 and younger can eat free.
From 7 to 9 p.m. there will be a concert and dance with Country Mile Band. at the Old Town Hall. Admission is free.
There will be a full day of fun activities on Saturday, Aug. 26.
Most of the events will be held at Kelley Park. In the event of inclement weather Saturday events will be moved to the Old Town Hall and Tapply-Thompson Community Center. Check the website for specific schedule updates that morning or call the Fire Department at 744-2632 for more info.
The list of events is as follows:
At 8 a.m. registration opens for 5K Road Race. The race will get under way at 8:30.
From 8 to 11 a.m. there will be a buffet breakfast at Union Lodge Masonic Hal.
Starting at 9 a.m. and running until 3 p.m. in Kelley Park there will be crafters and vendors, family games and activities, lots of music from deejay Tim Martin, lots of food, wagon rides, and a display by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. In addition there will be a Bristol Police dog demonstration at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., a Fire Department “hose down" at noon and 2 p.m., a Police Department dunking booth, as well as artist Larry Frates mixing art and comedy — speed painting, audience cartooning, caricatures and more — at 1 p.m.
The traditional Tapply-Thompson Community Center, Lobster and Chicken Dinner will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost of the lobster dinner is $17, with the chicken dinner costing $15, and a combo dinner costing $20. The cost for a kids hot dog place is $4. Music during the dinner will be provided by Solitary Man.
Old Home Day is co-sponsored by the Town of Bristol Community Events Committee, 744-3354, www.townofbristolnh.org and the Tapply-Thompson Community Center, 744-2713, www.ttccrec.org.