Through the years we’ve collected thousands of children’s pajamas to share the warmth during the holiday season.
The parade is Nov 11th thru Wickford. Assemble in the Centerville Bank parking lot across from Wilson Park. All veterans are invited to march (or ride) with the VFW.
What’s it Worth Wickford? at Smith’s Castle
Saturday, November 4th 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Have your special item appraised by: Daniel Buck Soules
Reservations are strongly recommended along with a list of items to be appraised so as to assure a comprehensive appraisal.
Whether you have a handmade quilt that belonged to your great grandmother, an old wooden trunk in the basement, a treasured dinner service, an old toy you played with as a child, or a rocking chair that belonged to your great aunt, come to the Antiques Appraisal Day and discover the value of your family heirlooms with appraiser Daniel Buck Soules.
Mr. Soules, who has been an auctioneer and appraiser for more than 30 years, conducts charity events throughout the U.S. He has also appeared since 1999 as an on air appraiser in decorative arts, silver and collectables on the PBS television program “Antiques Roadshow.” Mr.Soules, formerly of North Kingstown, specializes in 18th, 19th and early 20th century furniture, paintings, Shaker and silver items.
The Castle is located at 55 Richard Smith Dr., North Kingstown, RI, just off Rt. 1, about 1 mile north of Wickford Village and directly across from the State Police Barracks.
Bring your “Horribles” out in costume to our annual parade! Starts at St. Paul’s Church (55 Main Street, Wickford) Sunday, October 29th at Noon.
This fun and festive children’s parade will end with entertainment and a little candy treat for all the kids. A Wickford tradition that’s fun for the whole family – including the four legged furry family members!
12PM – Sea Creature Parade through Wickford
1230PM-7PM – New England Quahog Festival
at the North Kingstown Town Beach
The day will begin with a Sea Creature parade through downtown Wickford with children + adults dressed as mermaids, pirates, colorful fish, sharks, octopi, jellyfish and other marine life, led by the Extraordinary Rendition Band, Shriners cars and clowns, local dignitaries and more. This is an art parade and everyone is invited to join in.
The parade will end at the beach where
our 2017 Queen of the Sea and her Royal Court will officially welcome everyone to the festival and crown the 2018 Royal Court
for next year’s festival.
At the beach there will be live music + entertainment all day, great food trucks + vendors, a beer garden hosted by Whaler’s Brewing, face painting, games, a touch tank, Newport Jack the pirate and so much more.
Did we mention – it’s at the beach + it’s FREE!
The second annual festival is sponsored by FreshLocalRI.com, and is being produced by RI community members with all proceeds donated to the Town of North Kingstown, earmarked to make improvements at the beach.
Join us for a fun day at the beach
and celebrate summer in Rhode Island!
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Historic Wickford presents Wickford in Bloom, on Saturday, June 24th,
2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m. (rain or shine). This captivating self-guided
garden tour of private and public gardens begins in the center of charming Wickford
Village at Updike Park and will enable participants to experience and explore an
exemplary selection of 12 enchanting gardens. Designs of the gardens vary from
cottage-inspired treasures to small hidden spaces that will inspire and engage the
viewers to appreciate the variations of plant materials and architectural symmetry.
As well, the tour will pass by historic properties that flourish with natural
The 2017 garden tour will feature gardens on properties of 18th and 19th-century
homes and buildings — some on the picturesque harbor and others on the tree-lined
village streets. On each property a local artist will be capturing the garden
showcased. Your ticket purchase will support the preservation efforts of Historic
Wickford and North Kingstown.
Tickets may be purchased for $25 at the following locations throughout the Village
prior to the event: The Book Garden, Beauty and the Bath, Green Ink, Wickford
Collections, My Paris Apartment, Spring Pottery, Studio 460 and the North Kingstown
Chamber of Commerce.
Tickets may also be purchased for $30 on the day of the tour, Saturday, June 24th,
2017 at Updike Park, where the tour begins.
Wickford in Bloom is sponsored by Historic Wickford, Inc. (HistWick), an
all-volunteer community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and
celebrating the historic and cultural features of Wickford Village.
For more information visit www.histwick.org
Don’t miss it. The last garden tour was wonderful.
For information on tickets visit: www.historicwickford.org
Check out information on the 2010 tour for more details: Garden Tour
Centerville Bank & the North Kingstown Arts Council invite you to attend the 2017 Tuesday Night Summer Concert Series.
Tuesday Nights @ North Kingstown Town Beach (10 Beach Street)
June 6 – Brass Attack
June 13 – The New Forty
June 20 – Paula Clare Blues Band
June 27 – 88th Army Band
July 11 – The Driftwoods
July 18 – The Northeast Groove
July 25 – Nancy Paolino & the Black Tie Band
Aug 1 – URI Jazz Band
Aug 8 – Avenue A (6pm Start time )
Aug 15 – RI Rednecks (6pm Start time)
Concerts are free; donations are accepted.
Be sure to bring seating.
Check the NK Arts Council Website www.nkartscouncil.org for up to date information and changes to concert info . . .80 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 294-3331 x241
ANNUAL PARADE SLATED FOR 10 AM
Parade marchers will begin forming at 9 AM at Wilson Park and the parade will start at 10 AM. The parade route will follow West Main, Brown and Phillips Streets through Wickford village and then onto Tower Hill Road (Rte. 1 south) to the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial on the grounds of Elm Grove Cemetery for the concluding ceremonies which are expected to begin at 11 AM.