Check out all the cool stuff to do this weekend in The Week Ahead

Check out all the cool stuff to do this weekend in The Week Ahead


Head to the Westerly Town Beach in Misquamicut tonight at 6 p.m. for the opening night of Tunes on the Dunes and catch a free performance with country music star Wildee, a contestant on last season’s “The Voice,” and country favorite Steve Daggett. Return on Wednesday to hear Poppa Chubby. For more information visit Concerts move to Windjammer in the case of rain.


Join retired Connecticut state archaeologist Nicholas F. Bellantoni Saturday at 1 p.m. as he leads a 75-minute tour of a section of the historic Stanton-Davis Farm, the 1654 Pawcatuck farm noted for its merging of Native American, African American and European settler history and has seen little change since the 1600s. Parking is on Osbrook Point Road in Pawcatuck, at the abutting property’s Osbrook Preserve sign. The walk will begin on Osbrook Preserve, cross over to the Davis Farm and go down to the Davis Farm Cove. The event is free and is open to all ages. Sturdy footgear is recommended. Steady rain will cancel the event. Visit


Witness the crowning of the Blessed Mother Mary and the Infant Jesus by the family of the late Joseph Fusaro at the 7 p.m. Mass Wednesday night at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the first in a series of five Masses being celebrated this week in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.


Be part of a beloved local tradition Sunday at the 90th annual street procession on the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The procession route begins at Immaculate Conception Church following the 11 a.m. Mass, proceeds up Narragansett Avenue, turns left onto Tower Street, left onto Oak Street, right onto High Street, left onto Pierce Street, onto Turano Avenue, around Columbus Circle on Pond Street to Pleasant Street, down West Street, left on Friendship Street, right on High Street and back to the church for benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament and refreshments. At 8 p.m., enjoy the music of the Westerly Band and fireworks at Cimalore Field.


Learn about farm life, watch tractor and livestock pulls, enter competitions, listen to country music (Jay Dempsey Band) and feast on fair food at the annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair being held Thursday and Friday (5-11 p.m.) Saturday, (8 a.m.-11 p.m.) and Sunday (8 a.m.-6 p.m.) at the fairgrounds on Wyassup Road, North Stonington. Visit for a full schedule. 


Relax on the grass overlooking Little Narragansett Bay and enjoy opera classics and Broadway musical favorites Sunday at 6 p.m. when Salt Marsh Opera returns to Stonington for “Music at the Lighthouse.” Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the gate and free for children under 14. They may be purchased at Tom’s Newsstand or by calling 860-535-0753. Visit for more information. 

— Nancy Burns-Fusaro




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