The 49th annual Mum Festival at Seamon Park will take place on Sunday, Oct. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. with thousands of mums on display at peak color. Admission is free. Enjoy music, craft vendors, a wildlife show, petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon rides and an art show of work by local artists and photographers. The Mum Queen and her court will hand out mum corsages for the women, and a mum can be purchased in advance or at the festival to honor a loved one on the “Mum-Full of Memories Tree.” To purchase in advance, send a check for $5 payable to “Saugerties Mum Festival Committee” to Ethel Resso, 9 Frontier Rd., Saugerties NY 12477. The tree will remain on display through Christmas.. For more information, call Ethel at 246-7581 or Carol Ann at 246-8036.