Wickford Daffodil Days

Daffodil Days in Wickford Village!                                          

Get some fresh air and sunshine as Wickford Village Merchants hosts many fun-filled events on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. the-sew-op BE a maker – Cross stitch a daffodil pincushion (14 Phillips Street)

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Canvasworks+ & Lulabells Two great stores come together for an amazing spring sidewalk sale (Between 10 & 12 Main Street)

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Green River Silver Co. will host local Bristol jewelry designer Gary deBlois and his Seaglass jewelry line. (83 Brown Street)

10:00 a.m, – 5:00 p.m. Different Drummer will be having their annual storewide birthday sale. 47 years old! 25% off storewide, grab bags and a huge clearance section (7 West Main)

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Green River Silver Co. will have their 25% off semi-annual sales. The 25% off sale excludes Gary deBlois, RI Jewelry, Bluemoonstone Creations and cannot be combined with any other offers. (83 Brown Street)

11:00 a.m. Celebration and unveiling of HistWick’s Historic Marker Project highlighting the history of the village from the lives of the Narragansetts through current times.  Free (Updike Park)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sprigs Flowers, Plants & Gifts will host local North Kingstown jewelry designer Paige McMahon and her WISH jewelry line. (16 W Main Street)

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Serendipity will host a Pop up with City Sparrow Designs!  Shop handmade, made in RI Coasters & Wish Bracelets. ALL weekend long Serendipity will be having a “Strut your Mutt” event! HUGE blowout sale on all slip-over-collar Pet Bandanas (3 Main Street)

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Spring Pottery will host pottery throwing demonstrations on the wheel. (14 Brown Street)

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tranquility Day Spa will offer Hot Stone Therapy with a mini aromatherapy foot treatment for $88.00. This treatment is one hour of bliss for the mind and body. By appointment only and must pre-book for the special. Call 401-233-4544 (23 Brown Street)

12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Whilden Fisheries/End-O-Main Lobster will host Local Seafood Awareness Demonstration with featured fish: Scup.  Processing whole fish for home dinner preparation.  Free   RSVP for a free demo at www.whildenfisheries.com/demo (Commercial Fishing Dock at the End of Main Street at Fishing Boat Lucy Rose)

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Nettie’s Kettle Corn Will have an amazing balloon artist make Balloon Animals and Shapes. Free (2 Main Street)

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Village Faire will be offering a “make it -take it” craft.  Folks can swing by the deck and make a daffodil wreath for their hair, crowning themselves Princess or Queen of Spring!  Free (New Location:  7 Main (unit C) and entry doors to the shop are located on the side of the building, up the ramp)

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Hop on board the Roaming Railroad!  Adults and Kids alike can take a ride around the village on this charming trackless train.  $5 per ride.  (Town Parking Lot)

1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.  Beauty and the Bath will host Reynold’s Barn baby goats! They love to be held and petted and children of all ages are enamored by them.  Reynolds Barn will be sampling their local made goat milk soaps and scrubs from their farm in North Kingstown. FREE  (11 West Main Street)

SUNDAY, APRIL 8

10:00 a.m.  – 2:00 p.m. Canvasworks+ & Lulabells Two great stores come together for an amazing spring sidewalk sale (Between 10 & 12 Main Street)

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Spring Pottery will host pottery throwing demonstrations on the wheel. (14 Brown Street)

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tranquility Day Spa will offer Hot Stone Therapy with a mini aromatherapy foot treatment for $88.00. This treatment is one hour of bliss for the mind and body. By appointment only and must pre-book for the special. Call 401-233-4544 (23 Brown Street)

 12:00 p.m.  “Daffy Dog” Parade!  Bring your leashed pet and parade through the village.  Start in front of Serendipity at 3 Main Street.  End at Town Dock.

 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Whilden Fisheries/End-O-Main Lobster will host Local Seafood Awareness Demonstration with featured fish: Scup.  Processing whole fish for home dinner preparation.  Free   RSVP for a free demo at www.whildenfisheries.com/demo (Commercial Fishing Dock at the End of Main Street at Fishing Boat Lucy Rose)

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Green River Silver Co. will host local Bristol jewelry designer Gary deBlois and his Seaglass jewelry line. (83 Brown Street)

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  E-cycle!  Drop off your used technology to ‘Indiecycle’ in the town parking lot to be sure these electronics are properly disposed of.  For details about acceptable items, visit www.indiecycle.com. Most items are FREE, select items $10 fee (Town Parking Lot)

12:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m.  Village Faire will be offering a “make it -take it” craft.  Folks can swing by the deck and make a daffodil wreath for their hair, crowning themselves Princess or Queen of Spring!  Free (New Location:  7Main (unit C) and entry doors to the shop are located on the side of the building, up the ramp)

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Hop on board the Roaming Railroad!  Adults and Kids alike can take a ride around the village on this charming trackless train.  $5 per ride.  (Town Parking Lot)

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Midnight Sun will host Barefoot Henna! Temporary and safe all natural henna body art lasts 5-21 days. Cost is based on chosen design.  (13 West Main Street)

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Green River Silver Co. will have their 25% off semi-annual sales.  The 25% off sale excludes Gary deBlois, RI Jewelry, Bluemoonstone Creations and cannot be combined with any other offers. (83 Brown Street)

1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.  A Horse Drawn Carriage Tour of Wickford Village, narrated by Town Historian Tim CranstonCost $24 per person.  Register at www.newdealcarriage.com (Town Parking Lot)

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. JW Graham The shelves are well endowed with the new MKindred Spring Collection. Shop for your new favorite at the MKindred Trunk Show. (26 Brown Street)

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Yes! Gallery Local designer & photographer, Samir of My Méz will be joining us with a beautiful selection of handmade serving trays. Discover why My Méz custom trays, tables & coasters make aMéZing gifts for wedding, anniversary, new home. Birthday, mom, BFF (17 Brown Street). 

 

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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.

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Beauty and the Bath’s 21st Annual Pajama Party

Through the years we’ve collected thousands of children’s pajamas to share the warmth during the holiday season.

Customers tell us shopping for their PJ donations to bring to our party has become one of their favorite holiday traditions.
Together, as a village, we make a difference and it feels so good!
We have very special goody bags and raffle prizes this year and our local restaurants have once again committed to making awesome food to snack on! Danielle from Swipe For A Cause is ready to pour our specialty “grown up” hot cocoa and we have lots of other surprises in store!
Please save the date and plan a night out with friends. We assure you it will put you right in the holiday spirit!

 

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