Topsfield Fair
Topsfield, MA

5 October 2002

"Thanks!" Masconomet High for the overnight accommodations!

Grey skies gave way to bright sunshine as the Band prepares for the parade on Topsfield Common

President Bulger meets and greets the Band!

President Bulger, Mr Parks and Mr. Goodhue step off...

"...gimme five!"
The crowd anxiously awaits the arrival of the Band

Opening Ceremony included the National Anthem performed by the Masconomet and Dracut High School Bands, and "God Bess the USA" by UMMB

Mr. Parks shares a moment with President Bulger
Band Parents thank Mr. Bulger for his continued support of UMMB

Bandos strike a pose and have an opportunity to chill and enjoy the Fair....

Show Time in the Arena!
... but first, pumpkins must be cleared from the field
(The grand prize winner (top left) weighed over 1300 pounds! )

Mr. & Mrs. Pumpkin oversee their removal...

Mr. Parks ensures the entire crowd gets involved with "their Band"
Go!... Go U!... Go UMass!... Go U-Mass!!

After the show, Mr. Parks couldn't resist participating in the Pogo Stick Challenge ... guess who won ...

Bringing home some bacon!

Carnival prizes safely loaded,
the Band departs for some fun in Boston

Band Members - If you have photos from Jillian's in Boston
that you would like to share with us, send them to:

"Thanks!" Jen Warner for sharing your pictures with us!!

... more photos ... and our FIRST VIDEO ! ... "Thanks" Keith Propert !

Last updated on Monday, October 14, 2002