• Westerly Land Trust Farmers' Market 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly
  • Master Gardener’s kiosk 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Westerly
  • August Art Exhibit 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Charlestown
  • ACGOW August exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • August Art Exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Museum House tours 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly
  • RIBC Blood Drive 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Westerly
  • Classic Car Cruise Nights 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Misquamicut
  • Zumba Dance Fitness 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Westerly

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