standing Week Ahead

THROUGH THE GOLDEN DOOR

Head to the Westerly Library tonight at 6:30 to see "Golden Door," the famous film set in Sicily at the beginning of the 20th century about a poor farmer who decides to emigrate to the U.S. with his family, as part of the Italian Film Festival. The showing is free. For more information, visit westerlylibrary.org or call 401-596-2877.

ALL THE KING'S MEN

Catch a performance by The King’s Singers Saturday at 7:30 p.m. when the Chorus of Westerly hosts the singers at the Kent Hall Masters Series in the George Kent Performance Hall. Tickets are $25-$65 and available at chorusofwesterly.org or by calling 401-596-8663.

FOUNDING FATHERS

Put on your dancing shoes and head to the Knickerbocker Wednesday when The Founders — Al Copley, Greg Piccolo, Rich Lataille, Duke Robillard and Doug James — play their one-of-a-kind Westerly blues beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 advance, $20 at the door.  

SPOOKY SPECIALS

Get in the spooky spirit Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. when the Westerly Library presents a free screening of "The Haunted Mansion" in the Children's Room. Drinks and popcorn will be provided for ghost and ghouls. Visit westerlylibrary.org for more information.

CRAWL FOR CANDY CORN

Dress your kiddos up in their scariest Halloween costumes and head to downtown Westerly Thursday between 4 and 6 p.m. for the annual Halloween Crawl, an event supported by the Westerly-Pawcatuck Downtown Business Association and the Town of Westerly Police Department. The downtown streets will be closed to traffic while folks from local businesses hand out candy to trick-or-treaters.  

HOP ON THE HOLIDAY TRACK

Enjoy the opening reception at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. for “Laying Track for the Holidays,” featuring works by elected members. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 1. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 401-596-2221 or visit westerlyarts.com.  

POP UP WITH JOHNNY

Be part of the pop-up fun Friday at the Knick beginning at 7 p.m. when the North Stonington Elementary School Drama Club holds its fourth annual fundraiser with the band, POP, an all student band from Westerly’s Band Room as the opening act, followed by Johnny and the East Coast Rockers. A $10 donation is requested for entry. Visit knickmusic.com for more information.

SOMETHING WICKED

Support high school theater on Saturday when the Colonial Theatre and the Westerly High School Stage Dogs present, "Something Wicked This Way Comes," an evening featuring scenes from Shakespeare, "The Crucible" and more. Costumes are welcome. Tickets are $25 and $5 for students. For reservations email info@colonialtheatreri.org.

ARMORY ANTIQUING

Peruse a building full of antiques, handmade crafts and books by Rhode Island authors on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. when the Westerly Armory presents and "Exhibit and Sale." Admission is free; proceeds will benefit the Westerly Armory. 

TIME FOR DAUGHTERS

Hear a free talk by Jackie Smith and Sandra Berman about the Daughters of the American Revolution and the town of Westerly on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Babcock-Smith House Museum, 124 Granite St. in Westerly. For more information, visit westerly350.com/events/.

Events are subject to change, so double-check before heading out. For more events/updates/changes, call the individual organization or visit www.thewesterlysun.com/events.

— Nancy Burns-Fusaro

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