Here are some fun things to do during the week of Sept. 11-18, 2017

Here are some fun things to do during the week of Sept. 11-18, 2017

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ARTS TOWN USA

Head to The United Theatre Wednesday at 6 p.m. for “Arts Town: A History of the Arts in Westerly,” a panel discussion featuring historical presentations from the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, the Chorus of Westerly, the Granite Theatre, the Knickerbocker Cafe, the United Theatre and Westerly Library & Wilcox Park, and a roundtable discussion about the history of the arts in Westerly. Free, but a suggested donation of $5 will be accepted.

WELCOME THE WALLDOGS

Make sure to participate in all the activities being offered this week as part of the five-day Bricks and Murals festival when artists from around the country descend upon the area to paint murals throughout Westerly and Pawcatuck. On Thursday, stop by the Westerly-Pawcatuck Downtown Food Stroll & Block Party from 5 to 8 p.m. when some roads will be closed and live music will fill the streets. The Cartells will be in front of the United Theatre from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets at bricksandmurals.org.

TROLLEY HOP

Take a free trolley ride along the mural route Friday and Saturday to witness the mural painting in process. Visit bricksandmurals.org.

LITTLE FIRES

Meet celebrated author Celeste Ng Saturday, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Wheeler Library when she discusses her most recent novel, “Little Fires Everywhere.” Visit banksquarebooks.com for more information.

MEET MR. WALLDOG

Say hello to Jay Robert Allen, a member of the original Walldogs and author of “The Walldogs: A Different Breed of Public Art Muralists,” Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., at Savoy Bookshop and Café. For more information visit banksquarebooks.com.

HENRY’S NIGHT

Grab a ticket and be on hand to salute Henry Nardone, who will be honored Thursday at the USS Nautilus Night at the Westerly Armory. Tickets are $30. Call 401-596-8554 or visit westerlyarmory.com.

FUN AT THE FAIR

Head to Misquamicut this weekend for the annual Fallfest sponsored by the Misquamicut Business Association, featuring food trucks, a ferris wheel and music. The fun begins Friday. John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band take the stage Saturday. Visit misquamicut.org.

— Nancy Burns-Fusaro


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