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November 12, 2016

What It’s Worth Wickford? at Smith’s Castle

 

What’s it Worth Wickford? at Smith’s Castle

Saturday, November 12th 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Have your special item appraised by: Daniel Buck Soules

Smith’s Castle invites you to our ninth annual “What’s it Worth, Wickford” antiques appraisal day at Smith’s Castle, November 12th, 2016, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The fee for appraisals is $10.00 per item, 3 items for $25 and $5 for each item thereafter. Smith’s Castle members get one item free. For reservations or more information contact the Castle at 401-294-3521 or smithscastle55@gmail.com 

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.

For further information on Smith’s Castle:

Call 401-294-3521, email smithscastle55@gmail.com, or visit the website, www.smithscastle.org.

 

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.

Start: November 12, 2016 9:00 am
End: November 12, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Smith's Castle
Address:
55 Richard Smith Drive, North Kingstown, RI, United States, 02852

November 11, 2016

Veterans Day Parade

Parade starts at 10 AM.

 

Start: November 11, 2016 10:00 am
End: November 11, 2016 11:00 am
Venue: Wickford Village
Address:
Wickford, RI, United States, 02852

August 27, 2016

Music In The Park

Saturday August 27 from 2-4 pm at Updike Park

Ten Rod Ramblers Cap Summer Music in the Park in Wickford

Please join us in Wickford for the last of the Music in the Park series showcasing the Ten Rod Ramblers.  This highly popular local band plays 60’s 70’s and 80’s music.  Concert takes place Saturday August 27 from 2-4 pm at Updike Park.  This family friendly event is free and open to the public.  Come, bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the beautiful weather, some music and shopping in historic Wickford Village.

All of the music is sponsored by select village merchants and is free and open to the public.

Start: August 27, 2016 2:00 pm
End: August 27, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Updike Park
Address:
Wickford, RI, United States, 02852

December 5, 2015

Christmas at the Castle

Saturday, December 5 & Sunday, December 6, 2015 Noon-4:00 p.m.  

Experience Christmas time at Smith’s Castle (built in 1678), with the rooms adorned with decorations of fresh greens, the aroma of complimentary hot cider and cookies, live music from an earlier era filling the house from: the Brown University Madrigal Singers (A Capella Concert), St. Luke’s Jubilate Ringers (An English Hand Bell Choir), listen to Dulcimers being played and Bob Chandler playing his beautiful hurdy gurdy. Bring your camera and catch a photo of Father Christmas who will be here on Saturday and Sunday, enjoy dressing up in period garb (another photo opt), the popular Docent bake table is back, an ornament table, there will be a small group of vendors, our Gift Shop will be open, fresh wreaths and Christmas arrangements from Healey Farm. This year’s theme is “The History of the Christmas Pudding” with a demonstration of how to make this popular English dessert.

 Admission: General Admission – $7.00 with a family cap of $20.00 Children 6-12 – $3.00, Active Military & Seniors – $2 discount. Members and Children 5 and under – free.
Smith’s Castle is located at 55 Richard Smith Drive off Post Road north of the State Police Barracks in North Kingstown. For more information visit: www.smithscastle.org
Start: December 5, 2015 12:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Smith's Castle
Address:
55 Richard Smith Drive, North Kingstown, RI, United States, 02852

June 14, 2014

Strawberry Festival

Saturday 14, 2014
Noon-4:00 p.m. Strawberry Festival

Savor Smith’s Castle’s celebrated strawberry shortcake and pay homage to the humble wild strawberry—a favorite of the early colonists and the native Narragansett. Enjoy a day filled with fun family entertainment.

For more information visit: www.smithscastle.org

Start: June 14, 2014 12:00 pm
End: June 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Smith's Castle
Address:
North Kingstown, RI, United States, 02852

April 12, 2014

Bluegrass Jam

Wickford will host it’s monthly Bluegrass Jam on Saturday, April 12 from 2-5pm.  The jam has been ongoing since 2008 and is open to all ages and skill levels.  Just bring an instrument and seat or blanket.  Look for the jam inside Wilson’s of Wickford located at 35 Brown Street.

 

Start: April 12, 2014
End: April 12, 2014
Address:
United States

June 16, 2012

R.I. National Guard Open House and Air Show

The airshow offers the finest aerial and static dsplays along with activities for people of all ages. We are proud to be celebrating our 22nd anniversary and will be featuring the USAF Thunderbirds on 16 & 17 June 2012.

For more information visit: http://www.riairshow.org

 

Start: June 16, 2012 8:00 am
End: June 17, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Quonset State Airport
Address:
1 Minuteman Way, North Kingstown, United States, 02852

May 5, 2012

Opening Day at Smith’s Castle

Saturday & Sunday, May 5 – 6, 2012
Noon-4:00 p.m.

 Opening Weekend – Bridge to the Past

The 17th century era of the Cocumscussoc trading posts of Richard Smith and Roger Williams is recalled. Re-enactors and sutlers from around the region lend an air of authenticity to the festivities. Presented in collaboration with the Roger Williams National Memorial.

For more information visit: www.smithscastle.org

Start: May 5, 2012 8:00 am
End: May 6, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Smith's Castle
Address:
55 Richard Smith Drive, North Kingstown, RI, United States, 02852

January 27, 2012

Horribles Parade

Part of Wicked Week in Wickford – our annual parade of ghosts and goblins of all ages.  Check back for specific times.

Start: January 27, 2012
End: January 27, 2012

December 3, 2011

Christmas at the Castle

Saturday, December 3 & Sunday, December 4, 2011
Noon-4:00 p.m.

This year’s theme: History of Santa
The halls of Smith’s Castle are decked in period fashion for a celebration of Christmas past.
Enjoy live music from an earlier era.
Nibble on home baked treats, sip hot mulled cider.
Baked Sale table
Adults $4 – Children 6 to 12 $2 – Children under 6 free – Members free

For more information visit www.smithscastle.org.

Start: December 3, 2011 12:00 am
End: December 4, 2011 4:00 pm