Off The Block

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:45am
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Veteran's Day Parade
Route begins at Holly Street, travels down Main Street and ends on High Street at Saugatucket Park. Parade is followed by a ceremony at the Memorial. In event of rain, ceremony moves to the SK High School Auditorium. Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m. South Kingstown. For more information call 401-789-3901 or visit southkingstownri.com.

The Brewmaster’s Social
Wake up your Wednesday with a midweek house party at the Weekapaug Inn! Enjoy a casual, three-course, family-style meal, where each course is expertly paired with the Stony Creek Brewery brewer’s choice of beer. Enjoy a welcome reception complete with hors d’oeuvres, a behind-the-scenes tour of the kitchen and three specially crafted courses courtesy of the Weekapaug Inn culinary team. Wednesday, Nov. 15. Weekapaug Inn, 25 Spray Rock Road, Westerly. For more information call 888-565-5023 or visit oceanhouseevents.com.

Trustom Pond Bird Walk
Follow along as the Weekapaug Inn Naturalist leads you through Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge and helps identify some of the feathered creatures that call Rhode Island home. The stunning property features well-maintained trails that meander through native grasslands, upland forest and lead to a large coastal pond. Viewing platforms afford fine views of waterfowl and sweeping vistas of the beach and marshes. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Weekapug Inn25 Spray Rock Road, Westerly. For more information call 888-565-5023 or visit oceanhouseevents.com.
 

Early New England Ice Harvesting
A collaboration with Historic New England and Old Colony Historical Museum, this talk by Jane Hennedy will help to break the ice on the process that early New Englanders had to endure in order to keep their food cold. Learn some of the specialty food items that came out of this process and became popular staples of the American diet. Free, but please register, as seating is limited. Thursday, Nov. 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent Street, Providence. For more information call (401) 331-8575 or visit rihs.org.