SoulShot

SoulShot will perform on the Village Green in Watch Hill on Tuesday, June 25 at 6 p.m., as part of the 2019 Watch Hill Sunset Concert Series.

Photo courtesy Watch Hill Sunset Concert Series

Thursday, June 20

Westerly Land Trust

Farmer’s Market

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Westerly land Trust, 85 Main St., Westerly.

The Westerly Land Trust Farmer’s Market opens for the season. Held on Thursdays, the market will feature farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, eggs, honey, bakery items, herbs, fresh goat cheese, dog cookies, live entertainment and yard games. For more information, visit westerlylandtrust.org.

Thor Hogan

7 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an open house talk and book signing with Thor Hogan, author of “Hydrocarbon Nation: How Energy Security Made Our Nation Great and Climate Security Will Save Us.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Thoughtful Thursday

5:15 p.m.; Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington.

Stonington Free Library’s Thoughtful Thursday series will host a talk by Stuart Vyse on “Going Broke: Why Americans Can’t Hold On To Their Money.” The talk is free. For more information, visit stoningtonfreelibrary.org.

Irish Harpist

Aine Minogue

6:30 p.m. Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library St., Mystic.

The fourth annual Mystic & Noank Library Roode Memorial Concert Series will feature Irish harpist Aine Minogue. The concert is free. For more information, visit mysticnoanklibrary.org or call 860-536-7721.

Art after Dark

6 to 8:30 p.m.; Mystic Museum of Arts, 9 Water St., Mystic.

Art After Dark, features Pizzetta pizza, drinks, live music by 2 Cat Zoo and live art by Block Out Poetry. Admission is $15, $12 for members, $3 for children age 4 to 12 and free for children under age 4. For more information, visit mysticmuseumofart.org or call 860-536-7601.

Opening reception

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Hale House, 2625 Commodore Perry Highway, Matunuck.

An opening reception will be held for the exhibit, Art of Land and Sea, featuring the work of Monday’s Palette Group. The exhibit will be on display through Aug. 31. For more information, visit halehouseri.org or call 401-830-4677.

Red Light

6 p.m.; Esker Point Beach, Groton.

Red Light will perform as part of the Summer SoundWaves concert series. The concert is free. Parking is available at Esker Point Beach for $10 for cars and $5 for motorcycles. A free shuttle runs from Fitch High School. For more information, visit groton-ct. gov/depts/parksrec or call 860-441-6791.

Daby Toure

7 p.m.; Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank St., New London.

Hygienic’s American Avant Garde Series will host a performance by singer, songwriter and guitarist Daby Toure. There is a suggested donation of $10. For more information, visit hygienic.org.

June 20 - 23

“The Great American Trailer Park Musical”

Various times; Chestnut Street Playhouse, 24 Chestnut St., Norwich.

Chestnut Street Playhouse will present the country-rock and blues musical, “The Great American Trailer Park Musical,” directed by Lisa Foss, music and lyrics by David Nehls and book by Betsy Kelso. Performances will be held Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, visit chestnutstreetplayhouse.com or call 401-782-1018.

Friday, June 21

Drive In Movies

9 p.m.; Wuskenau Town Beach Pondside Lot, 316 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut.

The Misquamicut Business Association Drive-In-Movies will screen “The Breakfast Club.” Cost is $15 per car. For more information and schedule, visit Misquamicut.org.

Surfside 8

Square Dance

8 to 10:30 p.m.; State Street Senior Center, 39 State St., Westerly.

The Surfside 8 Square Dance Club will hold a dance with caller, Bill Mager and cuer, Harriett Clarke. The theme is Ice Cream Social. Donation of $8 for dancers, free for observers. For more information, call 860-245-0164 or 401-596-1263.

Friday Night Concert

7 p.m.; Cross’ Mills Library, 4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

Cross’ Mills Library’s Friday Night Concert will host Sometimes Y String Band. The concert is free. For more information, call 401-3646211 or visit crossmills.org.

Charlestown

Farmer’s Market

9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Church of the Holy Spirit, 4150 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

The Charlestown Land Trust Farmers’ market will feature more than 20 vendors, children’s activities and music. For more information call 401–738–0494 or visit charlestownlandtrust.org.

Uganda Mission

Team barbecue

6 to 8 p.m.; Calvary Church, 27 Church St., Stonington.

The Calvary Church Uganda Mission team will hold a barbecue fundraiser. The event will include food, music and a basket raffle. Funds will be contributed to the education of many children and young adults in Uganda, East Africa. Cost is $12, $6 for children, with a $35 maximum per family. Take out is available. For more information, visit calvarychurchstonington.org.

Cornhole Tournament

6 p.m.; Mystic Shipyard, 100 Essex St., Mystic.

Sails Up 4 Cancer will host a Cornhole tournament with music from The Troublemakers. The event is free to attend. Cost to play in the tournament is $40 per team and includes drinks and food from Dogwatch Restaurant. Food only is $20. For more information, visit su4c.org.

A Taste of Summer

5 to 8 p.m.; South County Museum, 115 Strathmore St., Narragansett.

The South County Museum will host A Taste of Summer with food from southern Rhode Island restaurants. There will be games, raffles, and a silent auction featuring goods and services from local merchants. A beer and wine bar is also provided. Tickets are $50 and proceeds will benefit the museum. For tickets or more information, visit southcountymuseum.org or call 401-783-5400.

A Comedy Tonight!

7:30 p.m.; Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston.

Courthouse Children’s Theatre will present a performance of A Comedy Tonight!. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. For tickets call 401-782-1018 or visit courthousearts.org.

June 21 - 22

Greater Westerly

Relay for Life

6 p.m. to 7 a.m.; Westerly High School Quad, 23 Ward Ave., Westerly.

The Greater Westerly Relay for Life will begin with opening ceremonies and feature activities, food and entertainment. The events will run throughout the night until closing ceremonies at 7 a.m. For more information, to join a team, or make a donation, visit relayforlife. org/westerlyri.

June 21 – July 27

“The Book Club”

7 p.m.; Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St., Wakefield.

Contemporary Theater Company will present the comedy, “The Book Club,” by Karen Zacarías. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit thecontemporarytheater.com or call 401–218–0282.

Saturday, June 22

Summer Pops 2019

6 p.m.; Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St., Westerly.

The Chorus of Westerly will host its 38th annual Summer Pops performance. The concert will be conducted by Chorus of Westerly music director, Andrew Howell and feature The Chorus of Westerly, the Pops Festival Orchestra and Grammy winner, Paul Winter. The pre-show will begin at 6 p.m. and feature The American Band, The Westerly Morris Men and pianist Michael Chicoria. The event is free. For more information, visit chorusofwesterly.org or call 401-596-8663.

Harmony Stroll

10 a.m. to noon; Donahue Park, 14 Mechanic St., Pawcatuck.

As part of the Harmony Trail Weekend, a stroll will be held from Donahue Park to Grey Sail on Canal Street in Westerly. The stroll will be led by Grammy Award winner Richard Cooke, creator of Freenotes Harmony Park Instruments with stops along the route at each instrument to play with local musicians. For more information, visit bricksandmurals.org.

Wilcox Park Native Garden Tour

10 a.m.; Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St., Westerly.

The University of Rhode Island Master Gardeners will host a free Native Gardens Tour of Wilcox Park. The tour will begin with information about the park, native plants, and Rhody natives, followed by a walk around the park, with stops at gardens and various native trees and shrubs. The tour will meet at the esplanade by the side entrance of the library.

Geoff Visgilio

3 to 5 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an open house book signing with local author Geoff Visgilio, the author of “Switch.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Stonington Sounds Music Festival

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Stonington Borough.

Stonington Sounds Summer Music Festival will feature concerts throughout the day in various outdoor/indoor locations in Stonington Borough. Scheduled performers include Sing & Play with Ms. Bergin, The Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band, Mansion Vocal Band, Elena Zamolodchikova, Zaccai Curtis Jazz Quartet and Sonia Bettencourt & Guitarras Do Atlantico. For schedule or more information, visit lagruacenter.org.

Strawberry

Thanksgiving

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tomaquag Museum, 390 A Summit Road Exeter.

Tomaquag Museum will host a Strawberry Thanksgiving celebration with storytelling, traditional music and dance performances. There will be strawberry dishes and light lunch fare. The museum will be open for self-guided tours. The event is included with admission, $6, $5 for seniors and college students, $3 for children, free for ages 5 and under. For more information, visit www.tomaquagmuseum.org or call 401-491-9063.

Summer Fest

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams St., New London.

Lyman Allyn Art Museum’s annual Summer Fest will feature food trucks, entertainment and activities on museum grounds and inside the museum. Performers will include bluesman Ramblin’ Dan Stevens, Azalea Drive, Learning to Fly and The Rivergods. Admission is free. For more information, visit lymanallyn.org or call 860-443-2545.

Vibe Fashion

Show & Festival

7 p.m.; Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank St., New London.

Hygienic’s Vibe Fashion Show & Festival will feature fashions from Vintage n Vibe designs, a performance from King Cay, and music by DJ S.Dot. The event will include fashion vendors, cash bar, and a swimsuit fashion show. For tickets or more information, visit hygienic.org.

“Annie”

6 p.m.; Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London.

Garde Arts Center will host a performance of “Annie” by the BroadwayKids&Company School of Performing Arts. For tickets or more information, visit gardearts.org or call 860-444-7373, ext. 1.

June 22, 23

Art Festival

9 a.m.; Veteran’s Park, 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett.

The Rotary Club of Wakefield will hold its 37th annual Art Festival with proceeds to support the club’s College Scholarship Program. The festival will close at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit wakefieldrotary.org.

Sunday, June 23

Westerly Notables in Westerly Cemeteries

2 p.m.; Babcock-Smith House Museum, 124 Granite St., Westerly.

To celebrate Westerly’s 350th birthday, Babcock-Smith House volunteers will host a presentation on the lives of some men and women who have made notable contributions to the town’s history. The talk is free. For more information, visit babcocksmithhouse.org.

Meet & Greet breakfast

10 a.m.; Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly.

A Meet & Greet breakfast will be held with Grammy award winners Paul Winter and Richard Cooke. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance. For tickets and more information, visit bricksandmurals.org.

Josh Piver

Scholarship Fundraiser

2 to 6 p.m.; Portuguese Holy Ghost Society, 26 Main St., Stonington.

The Josh Piver Scholarship Fundraiser will include music by the Cartells, raffles, a silent and live auction and a pig and oyster roast. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door, free for children under age 12. Visit eventbrite.com/e/josh-piver-scholarship-fundraiser-tickets-62169862733 or contact Erika Piver at pivere@yahoo.com for tickets or more information.

Monday, June 24

Young Adult

Author event

6:30 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host a young adult author event featuring four debut authors: Jennifer Dugan “Hot Dog Girl,” Isabel Sterling “These Witches Don’t Burn,” Rory Power “Wilder Girls,” and Karen Strong “Just South of Home.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Tuesday, June 25

Watch Hill

Sunset Concert

6 p.m.; Village Green, Bay Street, Watch Hill.

The Watch Hill Sunset Concert series will host a performance by Soulshot. The concert is free. Raindate is the following Tuesday. Visit facebook.com/ Watch- Hill- Sunset-Concerts for more information.

Wednesday, June 26

Tom McCoy Family Fun Run Series

5:30 p.m.; Pleasant View Inn back parking lot, 65 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut.

The weekly Westerly Track & Athletic Club Tom McCoy Family Fun Run series features a children’s 1/3 mile run, followed by 1-mile and 5K run. Walkers and runners welcome. The event is free. Visit westerlytrackclub.org for more information.

Juliet Grames

5 to 7 p.m.; Ocean House, 1 Bluff Ave., Watch Hill.

Ocean House Summer Author Series will host author Juliet Grames who will talk about her novel, “The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna.” Books will be available for signature and purchase. Reservations are requested. For more information or to make a reservation, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Thursday, June 27

Bank Street Groove

6 p.m.; Esker Point Beach, Groton.

Bank Street Groove will perform as part of the Summer SoundWaves concert series. The concert is free. Parking is available at Esker Point Beach for $10 for cars and $5 for motorcycles. A free shuttle runs from Fitch High School. For more information, visit groton-ct.gov/depts/parksrec or call 860-441-6791.

June 27 to July 7

“The Comedy of Errors”

7 p.m.; Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St., Westerly.

Flock Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” in Wilcox Park. Performances will be held on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, no performance on July 4. Admission is free. For more information, visit flocktheatre.org.

Friday, June 28

Drive In Movies

9 p.m.; Wuskenau Town Beach Pondside Lot, 316 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut.

The Misquamicut Business Association Drive-In-Movies will screen “Top Gun.” Cost is $15 per car. For more information and schedule, visit Misquamicut.org.

Exhibit Opening

5 to 7 p.m.; La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington.

An opening reception will be held for a pop-up exhibit of works by local artist David Black. There is a suggested donation of $5.

Saddle Up the Chicken

7 p.m.; Cross’ Mills Public Library, 4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

Cross Mills Library will host American bluegrass band, Saddle Up the Chicken, as part of its Friday Night Concert series. The event is free. For more information, call or 401-364-6211 or visit crossmills.org.

June 28 – July 21

“Barefoot in the Park”

Various times; Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St., Westerly.

Granite Theatre will present the comedy “Barefoot in the Park” by Neil Simon. Performances will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 730 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 401-596-2341 or visit granitetheatre.com.

June 28 – 30

WoodenBoat Show

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic.

The annual WoodenBoat Show will feature wooden boats of every type, large and small, old and new, power, sail, oar and paddle, on display. Museum admission provides access to the show and Mystic Seaport. Free for children age 5 and under. For more information, visit thewoodenboatshow.com or call 800-273-7447.

Saturday, June 29

Time Capsule Reveal

10 a.m.; Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St., Westerly

The time capsule buried in Wilcox Park near the Bandstand will be opened as part of the Town of Westerly’s 350th anniversary celebration. For more information, visit westerly350.com.

Laura Stroebel

3 to 5 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an open house book signing with Laura Stroebel, author of “Animals Are People Too.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Friday Night Folk

7:30 p.m.; Temple Emanu-El, 29 Dayton Road, Waterford.

Friday Night Folk at All Souls will host a concert featuring Geoff Kaufman, Jesse Edwards, David Gonzalez-Rice, Dan and Liz Spurr, Nick Evento, and Karen Ethier-Waring. Tickets are $7 suggested donation as a benefit for Temple Emanu-El. For reservations or more information, call 860-443-0316 or visit fridaynightfolk.org.

Sunday, June 30.

Joyce S. Ahern Speaker Series

5 p.m.; Watch Hill Chapel, 5 Bluff Ave., Watch Hill.

The Literacy Volunteers of Washington County’s Joyce S. Ahern Speaker Series will host Deborah Goodrich Royce, author of “Finding Mrs. Ford” in conversation with Torey Malatia. For tickets or more information, visitliteracywashingtoncounty.org.

Music for the Soul

3 p.m.; First Baptist Church of Cross Mills, 4403 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

The Music for the Soul series will feature music from Notable Work’s Ensemble and poetry from Noreen Inglesi, Nancy Carroll, David Dragone and Thomas Lane. Tickets are $12. For tickets, call 401-788-7074 or 401-588-2964. The proceeds will benefit local charities.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.