2009 Bridgeport Fall Festival
Herb Lindberg
Sunday, October 25, 2009
Part 2 of 4

This pictorial story of the event is divided into four pages, simply in the chronological order in which they were taken:

     Page 1 Bite the Bullet music group, blacksmith, Halloween cut-out making, paper flower making, yarn spinning, wagon rides, Alkali and friend on violins.
     Page 2 Greeter station, rifleman and children, pumpkin painting, long rifle demonstration, food tents: hot dogs etc. (this page)
     Page 3 Music listeners, Bridgeport Bingo, face painting, bean-bag toss, animals of the forest booth, ring toss on pumpkin stems.
     Page 4 Wagon ride, Mountain Man activities, painted pumpkins, shooting arrows, gold panning, painted faces, viewing corridor in historic barn.

Volunteer Don Denton greets visitors with information about the park and volunteer activities.

A minuteman arrives with his children ...

... and heads toward the Visitor Center and Mountain Man encampment.

Pumpkin painting near the Visitor Center

This girl loves her mustashioed pumpkin, new this year.

Hunter in Mountain Man encampment

Preparing a charge for his muzzle-loading long rifle

Making a cotton wad to fire a blank charge

Firing the gun (note hands over ears in background)

Bows were added this year to the pistols, rifles and axes on display last year.

Visitors chat with a mountain woman

Hot dogs, chili, chips, drinks and more -- a popular spot

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