Once the home of a canal boat captain, the Kelly House is where all of the transportation stories of the Blackstone River Valley come together. Situated between the Blackstone River and the Blackstone Canal, the museum shows the history of the river and canal as a means of transportation from the Native American peoples to the pinnacle of the Industrial Revolution.
Paine House Museum, 7 Station Street. The Providence Brigade Band will once again serenade us! Wander the craft tables, bring the kids for some colonial activities, tour the Paine House Museum. Imagine receiving the keys to factories, businesses, historic homes, theaters, hotels, sacred spaces, skyscrapers, and more, for free. Using a widely distributed event guide and mobile-enabled website, visitors will build their own explorations of participating venues.
No tickets or reservations needed. Ghosts and Grub offers a new, combination ticket for guests, pairing the Providence Ghost Tour's ninety-minute walking haunted history tour of Providence's College Hill neighborhood with an offering from a select food truck each month! Enjoy some calories, then walk them right off! Check our Facebook page to see the featured truck of the month! Visit a local restaurant and learn the chef's personal secrets for making their favorite meals.
Check schedule for specifics; reservations required. Green Airport, Post Road. Do you have what it takes to pull a Federal Express jet down a runway? Now you and twenty-four of your strongest friends can find out. Thirty teams will compete to raise money and earn prizes! Under a tent on the south lawn, we gather to celebrate the harvest with a dinner prepared by Tom's Market Catering. Knights of Columbus Hall, 15 Bassett Street.
Members meet to socialize, buy and sell. Come sample East Bay's best burgers all under one roof while enjoying local beers and wines and listening to down-home live bluegrass in the Linden Place ballroom and gardens. East Bay's best restaurants will bring their 'burger' A-game, serving up mini burgers of all types—imagine beef, turkey, chicken, pork, seafood, and more! This weeklong event coincides with Pawtucket's Arts Festival, which draws thousands of visitors to the city.
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Providence Public Library, Empire Street. The Library opened its classic Venetian Renaissance building in March Meet at grand entrance on Washington Street for one hour tour.
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- Devils, for a change (Bello).
- The Fable of Megastan!
- SOUTHSEA SWANS!
- Connecticut's parks, nature centers, arboretums offer great walking trails;
Norwood Library, Pawtuxet Avenue. Great food and good music in a relaxing atmosphere! Enjoy a wide variety of food from locally owned trucks. Local author and President of the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, Patrick Conley, will take us through important points in Rhode Island's history, the subject of his newly published book. It was during this period that Rhode Island played a leadership role in the Industrial Revolution. McKim and Stanford White, they ensured that the state's contributions to the nation would never be forgotten.
Park parking lot, Killingly Street. Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy and the Providence Parks Department invite you to come and explore the only natural forest in Providence, unusual for an urban setting. The guided hike will take you to the top of the hill, the highest point in Providence, feet above sea level, from which you can see spectacular views of the City and nearly a quarter of the State.
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- DEEP: Gillette Castle State Park.
- This Is Life: Real Stories from the Road;
- A Generation Of Love.
- Manufacturing Automation!
- Guerrilla Change: How to Start a Corporate Revolution?
Dress for the day's weather—be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes or hiking shoes. We also recommended insect repellent year 'round as a precaution against ticks which may carry Lyme Disease.
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Suitable for ages 5 and up. Dogs on a leash are welcome. Any cancellations will be noted on the Neutaconkanut Facebook page and website. Hearthside House, Great Road. Each room in the ten-room museum is transformed to recreate the scene of a typical wake and funeral of the nineteenth century.
The solemn occasion is a depiction of a household in mourning, in this case, for the death of Hearthside owner Simon E. Thornton, who died there in As somber funeral music plays in the background, volunteer docents dressed in mourning attire will lead visitors on a fascinating tour through the house as they hear about early funerary customs and view the exhibits in each room. Featured in the exhibit is an antique wicker coffin, used to transport bodies to the grave, and the funeral book in which Simon E. Thornton's death was recorded by the undertaker, and even the portable embalming table he was said to have been embalmed on.
The undertaker's embalming equipment is set up in the very same bedroom where Simon Thornton took his last breath in Among the artifacts displayed are a wreath and jewelry made from human hair, mourning fashions, coffin handles, and funerary art. Admission charged; tours on the half hour.
George Street and East Avenue. Join in a guided walking tour of the city's Woodlawn neighorhood. Free; reservations requested. A fun event for the whole family! We honor the cranberry season with a cultural celebration including traditional Native music, dance, games, native vendors, tours of the museum, and more. Plan to arrive early for our opening ceremony at am. Free with regular admission to our Museum. Nothing says New England in the fall like an old-fashioned harvest fair. Crafters' tent featuring more than seventy talented artisans and crafters.
Local food trucks and vendors offering an array of appetizing selections.
A fun lineup of bands set the festive mood in the Newport Storm Beer Garden. Admission charged. Maxwell House, corner of Church and Water Streets. Open to the public. Call Pat at ; patread3 aol. Donation includes all necessary materials needed to assemble a cornhusk witch and pumpkin, light refreshments, and a house tour. Class limited to ten participants; registration required.
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The site is a virtual map capturing architectural, historical and genealogical resources. Come see and hear how Providence's East Side evolved and learn how you can contribute to the project. Maureen is an internationally recognized historic photograph expert whose passion is encouraging people to explore their history, telling the stories of their ancestors and their communities.
Art exhibits at galleries include handblown glass, woodblock prints, award-winning photography, international handcrafts, and fine arts. Many of the galleries host opening receptions, and introduce artists and new exhibits on Gallery Night. Join David Weed, Coordinator of the Sowams Heritage Area Project, as he describes the seventeenth century history of Sowams, the Barrington and Warren home of the Massasoit Osamequin who met the Pilgrims in and helped to ensure their survival.
This presentation will cover the early history of English settlement, the events that led up to King Philip's War, and the history of the Pokonoket Tribe since then. Westerly Public Library, 44 Broad Street. Wilcox Park is home to twenty-eight trees in the Rhode Island Big Tree Registry—more than any other place in the state! Starting point TBA. Take a guided walk to discover the history of this one-time powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution. Casey Farm, Boston Neck Road. Local restaurants and food artisans offer samples of delicious dishes featuring the quintessential New England crop: apples.
With one bite, you'll know the best of fall has arrived. Stay and shop for your favorite foods among the many vendors at the market.