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Wednesday, August 24

Historic Saint Mary's Church now Welcoming Visitors Daily

10:00 AM
Newport's beautiful and historic Saint Mary's Church, home to Rhode Island's oldest Catholic parish, welcomes visitors daily this summer. Thanks to volunteer docents from the parish community, we are able to open the doors for prayer and visitation …

Walking Tour: Bristol and the Slave Trade

1:30 PM
Linden Place Museum will host walking tours of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol, focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. The DeWolf family, Bristol’s premier family in the …

Summer Sunset Jazz Series on the Herreshoff Marine Museum Waterfront

6:00 PM
By popular demand, the Herreshoff Jazz Series is BACK and bigger than before! Eight fantastic bands will be joining us this summer on the waterfront. Guests are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs …

Thursday, August 25

Historic Saint Mary's Church now Welcoming Visitors Daily

10:00 AM
Newport's beautiful and historic Saint Mary's Church, home to Rhode Island's oldest Catholic parish, welcomes visitors daily this summer. Thanks to volunteer docents from the parish community, we are able to open the doors for prayer and visitation …

Roots and Shoots for Preschoolers

10:00 AM
Our littlest friends are invited to Coggeshall Farm for this reoccurring summer Pre-K series. In this toddler series designed for kids 2-5 years old, kids will learn, play, create and explore their way through our farmyard. Come for just one class …

Thursday Thrift Shop

10:00 AM
The Thursday Thrift Shop of the United Congregational Church of Little Compton is open for the season! Come see our fabulous finds in gently used clothing, small kitchen goods and household decorations. Watch for our pop-up sales on Instagram & …

Walking Tour: Bristol and the Slave Trade

1:30 PM
Linden Place Museum will host walking tours of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol, focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. The DeWolf family, Bristol’s premier family in the …

Friday, August 26

Garden Buds Kids Program

10:00 AM
Once a week, come help the gardens at Coggeshall Farm Museum thrive! Kids of all ages are invited! Kids will weed, water, plant, harvest, and compost with our Farmers and Educators. As the season changes, kids will learn new things about historical …

Historic Saint Mary's Church now Welcoming Visitors Daily

10:00 AM
Newport's beautiful and historic Saint Mary's Church, home to Rhode Island's oldest Catholic parish, welcomes visitors daily this summer. Thanks to volunteer docents from the parish community, we are able to open the doors for prayer and visitation …

Walking Tour: Bristol and the Slave Trade

1:30 PM
Linden Place Museum will host walking tours of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol, focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. The DeWolf family, Bristol’s premier family in the …

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