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Bristol Progress Days Craft and Vendor Expo April 5

The second annual Bristol Progress Days Craft and Vendor Expo will take place Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bristol School, 20121 83rd St., in the large gym. Lunch  provided by VFW will be available for purchase. There will be a visit from the Easter Bunny from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

Bristol Progress Days Second Annual Craft Fair and Expo seeking vendors

Bristol Progress Days Second Annual Craft Fair and Expo will take place Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bristol School. Business owners and crafters are being sought to exhibit at the event.  Contact  fair coordinators Lisa Wadin at 857-3099  LWadin@wi.rr.com or Carol Gorsuch  at 857-9769 CGorsuch@wi.rr.com for more information and an application. The cost of a […]

Bristol Progress Days 2013 parade coverage

The Bristol Progress Days Parade stepped off right on time Sunday under sunny skies and before streets lined with audience all along the route. This year’s parade included seven bands as well as entries from community organizations, businessses, churches and other groups. Here are some more photos from freelance photographer Earlene Frederick:

Natalie LaForge is 2013 Miss Bristol

Natalie LaForge was named the 2013 Miss Bristol at the Bristol Progress Days coronation banquet Friday night. As Miss Bristol, LaForge will represent the community for the next year at various events, starting with this year’s Progress Days festival this weekend. LaForge, 17, will be a senior at Central High School this fall. At school […]

Kayli Bohr named 2013 Bristol junior outstanding citizen

Kayli Bohr was named the 2013 Bristol junior outstanding citizen at the Bristol Progress Days coronation banquet Friday evening. Kayli is 12, and will be a seventh grader this fall at Bristol School. She is the daughter of Steve and Rhonda Bohr. Here is some video of Kayli being named the junior citizen: Kayli’s nomination […]

Cheryl Nichols is 2013 Bristol Outstanding Citizen

Cheryl Nichols was announced as this year’s Bristol Outstanding Citizen at the Bristol Progress Days Banquet Friday at the Parkway Chateau. Nichols active role in her church, Zion Lutheran Church, and as a member of the main Progress Days Committee and several of its sub-committees were cited in her nomination. Here is some video of […]

Bristol Progress Days begins today

Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of July, in Bristol, Wis. will take place over three activity-packed days on July 12, 13, 14. The theme for this year is Around the World in 2013. The festivities include the […]

Auction a big part of Bristol Progress Days

The auction on Sunday is a featured part of Bristol Progress Days. The list of items available for bid is extensive with something for everyone. Check out the whole list of items here. The auction starts at 2 p.m., in the west pavilion at Hansen Park. Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the […]

Still time to register for Bristol Progress Days car show and parade

There’s still time to register for the Bristol Progress Days car show on Saturday and the parade on Sunday. If you are interested in either, contact Lisa Wadin at lwadin@wi.rr.com. Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of July, in Bristol, Wis. will take place over three activity-packed days on […]

Bristol Progress Days raffle tickets for sale

Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Bristol Progress Days raffle tickets are on sale. Tickets are $3 per ticket. First Prize is two nights at Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells for up to 6 guests. Second Prize is $100. Third Prize is $50. Contact Lisa Wadin at LWadin@wi.rr.com for more information and for […]

Live music part of Progress Days fun

Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Music is always a part of the fun at Bristol Progress Days. Here is the lineup for this year: Saturday, July 13, by 4 Grand. Sunday, July 14 by Burro Creek. Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of […]

Annual honors are announced at Bristol Progress Days banquet

Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH One of the first events of Bristol Progress Days is the banquet, which is always held on the first day of the festival. This year’s banquet will be on Friday, July 12. The banquet is held at Parkway Chateau on Highway 50. At the banquet […]

Bristol Progress Days will be July 12, 13, 14

Note: Bristol Progress Days is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Bristol Progress Days, the annual community festival held the weekend after the Fourth of July, in Bristol, Wis. will take place over three activity-packed days on July 12, 13, 14. The theme for this year is Around the World in 2013. The festivities include the […]

You can be in the Bristol Progress Days Parade

The Progress Days Parade Committee would like to extend an invitation to you to be in their parade. This year will be the parade’s 44th year. The parade date is July 14. The theme for this year is: Around the World in 2013! The starting time is 12:30 p.m.; parade participants are expected to be in […]

Bristol Progress Days seeking crafters, vendors for April 20 event

Bristol Progress Days will be hosting their 1st Annual Business Expo/Craft Fair on April 20 from 10 am to 3 pm in the Bristol School gym. Vendors and  business owners who would like to have a booth at this event are currently being sought. Please contact Jennifer Scheele for more information and an event application at (608)732-0797.

Progress Days fireworks make-up date is Sept. 15

The Progress Days fireworks that were postponed due to dry weather earlier this month will take place instead on Sept. 15, officials with the community festival have announced. The committee is planning a two-day celebration on Sept. 14 and 15. This event will be at the same location as Progress Days, Hansen Park on Highway 45. “We are liking the […]

Bristol Progress Days Parade coverage

One of the highlights of Bristol Progress Days is always Sunday’s parade. Today’s event had four divisions of walkers, floats, vehicles of all kinds and more. And almost everyone int he parade was throwing candy, of course. We were in the parade and here is some video we shot of some of the crowd. Can […]

Kathryn Wade is Miss Bristol 2012

Kathryn Wade was chosen as this year’s 2012 Miss Bristol at the Progress Days coronation banquet tonight. Here’s video of the big announcement: First runner up was Mollie Wang. Jessica Meyer was voted by her fellow contestants as Miss Congeniality. The other contestants were: Savanna Henningfield, Annika Nielsen, Bridgette Richards, Megan Ruxton and Anna Wilk.

Bret Niederer Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizen 2012

Bret Niederer was announced as the first ever Bristol Junior Outstanding Citizen at the Progress Days Coronation Banquet Friday night. This was the first year for the honor. Banquet master of ceremonies Todd Becker said the three finalists were selected from nine entries. The other finalists were Mckenna Rae Hall and Dorothy Wadin. Among the […]

Peter Parker is Bristol Outstanding Citizen for 2012

Bristol Fire Chief Peter Parker is the 2012 Progress Days Outstanding Citizen. Parker was selected from nominations submitted by the community. Parker was praised in his nomination for his expertise as a fire chief as well as for unifying the department. In short remarks afterwards, Parker said he was surprised and honored by being named Outstanding Citizen. […]

Miss Bristol and Progress Days Banquet coverage

I’m at the Bristol Progress Days banquet this evening and will be bringing you the news of this year’s Outstanding Ctizen announcements and the crowning of this this year’s Miss Bristol. This year’s Miss Bristol contestants are: Savanna Henningfield, Jessica Meyer, Annika Nielsen, Bridgette Richards, Megan Ruxton, Kathryn Wade, Mollie Wang and Anna Wilk. This is the […]

Bristol Progress Days this weekend; fireworks postponed to later date

Bristol Progress Days, that community’s annual festival, will take place this weekend July 13, 14 and 15 with some new activites and all of the traditional ones — with one notable exception. Fireworks, a stable of Sunday’s evening’s program, will not take place this Sunday due to extreme dry conditions. However, they will be rescheduled to a later […]

Bristol Outstanding Citizen nominations due by June 20

Each year, Bristol Progress Days recognizes an Outstanding Citizen. This person is selected from nominations explaining why this person is an Outstanding Citizen of Bristol. The Outstanding Citizen is announced at the Coronation Banquet on Friday of Progress Days at the Parkway Chateau. This year a Junior Outstanding Citizen will also be recognized. They must […]

You can be in the Progress Days Parade

The Progress Days Parade Committee would like to extend an invitation to you to be in their parade. This year will be the parade’s 43rd year. The parade date is July 15. The theme for this year is: Celebrate the Holidays: 2012! The starting time is 12:30 p.m.; parade participants are expected to be in […]

Bristol Progress Days invites you to join their parade

The Bristol Progress Days Parade Committee is extending an invitation to be in the festival’s parade. This year will be the 43rd year. Parade date is July 15. The theme for this year is: Celebrate the Holidays: 2012! The starting time for the parade is 12:30 p.m. You are asked to be in in line […]

Bristol Progress Days Parade coverage

The annual Bristol Progress Days Parade took place this afternoon. There was plenty of candy thrown — as always — and lots of interesting entries. Here’s some video from the parade (technical problem fixed now! — DH): Here are some photos, mostly from toward the end of the parade (after my camcorder battery ran out):

Bristol Progress Days coverage-Saturday morning

Here are some photos of Saturday morning activities at Bristol Progress Days. Activities included kids games, the volleyball tournament and youth softball. Click here for more information on Progress Days, which continues through Sunday.

Haley May is 2011 Miss Bristol

Haley May was named this year’s Miss Bristol at the annual Progress Days banquet this evening. Third runner up was Kathryn Wade. Second runner up was Angela Mitak. First runner up was Madeline Clark, who also won Miss Congeniality. Other contestants were: Stephanie Blazich and Joelle Epping. Here is some video of the big moment:

Kaminski, Ryczek 2011 Bristol Outstanding Citizens

This year’s Bristol Outstanding Citizens are Sue Kaminski and Gale Ryczek. The announcement was made at the Bristol Progress Days banquet, held at the Parkway Chateau Friday night. The banquet is always held on the first night of the annual community festival. Both awardees have education in their professional backgrounds. Kaminski was a teacher for […]

Big carnival this year at Bristol Progress Days

Bristol Progress Days this year is set to have one of the larger carnivals it has seen in recent years. The Progress Days Committee has contracted with a new carnival company this year that has committed to a greatly expanded lineup of rides and food vendors, reports Mike Farrell, Progress Days Committee member and village […]

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