60 years in the books


Fair weather draws big crowds to 60th annual Mum Festival

The 60th annual Mum Festival kicked off last Saturday morning with a parade. Local organizations handed out candy to youngsters along the parade route.

The 60th annual Mum Festival kicked off last Saturday morning with a parade. Local organizations handed out candy to youngsters along the parade route.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

This year’s parade grand marshal, local historian Betty Eickhoff, was chosen in keeping with this year’s theme, “Sixty Years in the Books,” which celebrated local history.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The festival weekend started Friday night with the annual cruise-in. Jackie Dilts, who stopped by the cruise-in after work, checks out a classic Camaro.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

Police Chief Eric Burris salutes the flag as the Tippecanoe High School marching band plays the national anthem at the start of Saturday’s parade.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The parade featured several local high school marching bands, including Bethel High School’s.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Friday night car show took over several blocks of Main Street in Tipp City. Good weather meant bigger crowds this year.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Tipp City Fire Department showed off a piece of the department’s history, a historical fire truck.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

Led by the Warriorettes dance team, the Wayne High School marching band from Huber Heights also participated in Saturday’s parade.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Miami County Commissioners waved to crowds during the parade Saturday morning.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Tippecanoe High School marching band were at the head of the parade for the 60th annual festival.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Little Miss and Mister Mum contestants took questions onstage during the festival Saturday. Many dressed as characters from their favorite stories.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

Andy’s Garden employees made sure there were plenty of mums for sale during the 60th annual Mum Festival.


Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The 60th annual Mum Festival kicked off last Saturday morning with a parade. Local organizations handed out candy to youngsters along the parade route.

This year’s parade grand marshal, local historian Betty Eickhoff, was chosen in keeping with this year’s theme, “Sixty Years in the Books,” which celebrated local history.

The festival weekend started Friday night with the annual cruise-in. Jackie Dilts, who stopped by the cruise-in after work, checks out a classic Camaro.

Police Chief Eric Burris salutes the flag as the Tippecanoe High School marching band plays the national anthem at the start of Saturday’s parade.

The parade featured several local high school marching bands, including Bethel High School’s.

The Friday night car show took over several blocks of Main Street in Tipp City. Good weather meant bigger crowds this year.

The Tipp City Fire Department showed off a piece of the department’s history, a historical fire truck.

Led by the Warriorettes dance team, the Wayne High School marching band from Huber Heights also participated in Saturday’s parade.

The Miami County Commissioners waved to crowds during the parade Saturday morning.

The Tippecanoe High School marching band were at the head of the parade for the 60th annual festival.

The Little Miss and Mister Mum contestants took questions onstage during the festival Saturday. Many dressed as characters from their favorite stories.

Andy’s Garden employees made sure there were plenty of mums for sale during the 60th annual Mum Festival.

The 60th annual Mum Festival kicked off last Saturday morning with a parade. Local organizations handed out candy to youngsters along the parade route.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0848.jpgThe 60th annual Mum Festival kicked off last Saturday morning with a parade. Local organizations handed out candy to youngsters along the parade route. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

This year’s parade grand marshal, local historian Betty Eickhoff, was chosen in keeping with this year’s theme, “Sixty Years in the Books,” which celebrated local history.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0764.jpgThis year’s parade grand marshal, local historian Betty Eickhoff, was chosen in keeping with this year’s theme, “Sixty Years in the Books,” which celebrated local history. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The festival weekend started Friday night with the annual cruise-in. Jackie Dilts, who stopped by the cruise-in after work, checks out a classic Camaro.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_IMG_20180928_182932.jpgThe festival weekend started Friday night with the annual cruise-in. Jackie Dilts, who stopped by the cruise-in after work, checks out a classic Camaro. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

Police Chief Eric Burris salutes the flag as the Tippecanoe High School marching band plays the national anthem at the start of Saturday’s parade.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0749.jpgPolice Chief Eric Burris salutes the flag as the Tippecanoe High School marching band plays the national anthem at the start of Saturday’s parade. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The parade featured several local high school marching bands, including Bethel High School’s.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0935.jpgThe parade featured several local high school marching bands, including Bethel High School’s. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Friday night car show took over several blocks of Main Street in Tipp City. Good weather meant bigger crowds this year.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0717.jpgThe Friday night car show took over several blocks of Main Street in Tipp City. Good weather meant bigger crowds this year. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Tipp City Fire Department showed off a piece of the department’s history, a historical fire truck.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0794.jpgThe Tipp City Fire Department showed off a piece of the department’s history, a historical fire truck. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

Led by the Warriorettes dance team, the Wayne High School marching band from Huber Heights also participated in Saturday’s parade.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0868.jpgLed by the Warriorettes dance team, the Wayne High School marching band from Huber Heights also participated in Saturday’s parade. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Miami County Commissioners waved to crowds during the parade Saturday morning.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0808.jpgThe Miami County Commissioners waved to crowds during the parade Saturday morning. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Tippecanoe High School marching band were at the head of the parade for the 60th annual festival.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0757.jpgThe Tippecanoe High School marching band were at the head of the parade for the 60th annual festival. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

The Little Miss and Mister Mum contestants took questions onstage during the festival Saturday. Many dressed as characters from their favorite stories.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0005.jpgThe Little Miss and Mister Mum contestants took questions onstage during the festival Saturday. Many dressed as characters from their favorite stories. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest

Andy’s Garden employees made sure there were plenty of mums for sale during the 60th annual Mum Festival.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2018/10/web1_DSC_0970.jpgAndy’s Garden employees made sure there were plenty of mums for sale during the 60th annual Mum Festival. Cecilia Fox | AIM Media Midwest
Fair weather draws big crowds to 60th annual Mum Festival