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May 20, 2017




Saturday May 20th and Sunday May 21st 12-4pm

Come spend some time and experience what a typical day in colonial times was like. See crafts, games, and learn about the concerns of the times.

Docents in period clothing will welcome visitors to the historic house, assist with colonial games, dances, and craft activities on the grounds, as well as a mock colonial court, during which visitors may bring their family and friends to trial and see them placed in the stocks for a variety of real and imagined colonial offenses.

A display about Roger Williams’ time and trade at Cocumscussoc will be on hand in the trading post. Displays of swordsmanship and weaponry will also be displayed throughout the weekend.

This year’s entertainment, sponsored by the North Kingstown Arts Council will include traditional folk songs and sea shanties sung by the Rhode Island Pirate Players and friends on Saturday, and The Old Time Fiddlers of Rhode Island return to entertain us on Sunday.

Local vendors and artisans of hand-crafted jewelry, clothing, painting, and other items will be on hand, as well as the U.R.I. Master Gardeners who will be on hand for soil-sampling and gardening advice, as well as to guide visitors through our colonial garden.

Join us for a weekend of fun and festivities, colonial style.

Admission: $10.00 per adult, $5.00 per child 6-12 years. Free for children under 6 years old and Castle members. $2.00 discount for seniors, and active military personnel.

For more information call 401-294-3521

Start: May 20, 2017
End: May 21, 2017
Venue: Smith's Castle
North Kingstown, 02852

April 29, 2017

Wickford Daffodil Days

Start: April 29, 2017 8:00 am
End: April 30, 2017 5:00 pm

December 10, 2016

Breakfast With Santa



Start: December 10, 2016 8:00 am
End: December 10, 2016 10:30 am
150 Fairway Drive, North Kingstown, 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
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:
Start: December 5, 2015 12:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Smith's Castle
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:

Start: June 14, 2014 12:00 pm
End: June 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Smith's Castle
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
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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:


Start: June 16, 2012 8:00 am
End: June 17, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Quonset State Airport
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:

Start: May 5, 2012 8:00 am
End: May 6, 2012 5:00 pm
Venue: Smith's Castle
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