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Stores will run special promotions and offer money saving coupons. Squire Trelawney proposes buying a ship and going after the treasure, taking Livesey as ship's doctor and Jim as cabin boy. Enjoy a forty-five minute historically narrated river tour aboard the Blackstone Valley Explorer. Learn about the rumored hauntings of Colt Farm and Colt Memorial School, about vampires roaming the towns of Rhode Island in the s, and mediums summoning the return of the lost. One of Trelawney's servants and one of the pirates are killed in the fight to reach the stockade, and the ship's gun keeps up a barrage upon them, to no effect, until dark when Jim finds the stockade and joins them.
Select recitations from the works of Mr. Poe, plus song and verse composed for this occasion will be performed. Vintage and Gothic attire are encouraged. Traversing of steep city streets may be too strenuous for some.
Free; light rain or shine. Art exhibits at galleries include handblown glass, woodblock prints, award-winning photography, international handcrafts, and fine arts. Many of the galleries host opening receptions, and introduce artists and new exhibits on Gallery Night. Includes a stop and complimentary drink at the DeWolf Tavern. Pavillon at Kent Field, Putnam Pike. Participants design and create their own scarecrows for prizes.
The scarecrows will then decorate the Village through October There will be food and entertainment. The Providence Grays are a vintage base ball club, playing by rules dating from and Games, both home and away, are scheduled throughout the summer; check www. Westerly Public Library, 44 Broad Street. Wilcox Park is home to twenty-eight trees in the Rhode Island Big Tree Registry—more than any other place in the state! Complete with comedic Monty Python-esque re-enactment of the trial for treason of Guy Fawkes by the "Misquamicut Players.
Smith's Castle, 55 Richard Smith Drive. Come celebrate 'Bountiful America' with local vendors, music from folk-rock duo Duck and Run on Saturday, and piano virtuoso and entertainer Jack Picard on Sunday. Family entertainment, games, a colonial photo booth, Uncle Sam, and our famous homemade apple crisp! Bowen's Wharf, 45 America's Cup Avenue. Area seafood restaurants serve up their most outstanding dishes. The festival offers a smorgasbord of seafood, plus kid-friendly dishes, baked goods, cider, and hot and cold beverages.
Non-stop live music by local bands. Face painting, games, and other fun children's activities. Free admission, rain or shine. Hunts Mills, 65 Hunts Mill Road. This easy and relaxed-paced hike is good for beginners and kids. The hike follows the shore of the Ten Mile River for a bit and winds through the old fire department training grounds. Reservations are not required. Hearthside House, Great Road.
Each room in the ten-room museum is transformed to recreate the scene of a typical wake and funeral of the nineteenth century. The solemn occasion is a depiction of a household in mourning, in this case, for the death of Hearthside owner Simon E.
Thornton, who died there in As somber funeral music plays in the background, volunteer docents dressed in mourning attire will lead visitors on a fascinating tour through the house as they hear about early funerary customs and view the exhibits in each room. Featured in the exhibit is an antique wicker coffin, used to transport bodies to the grave, and the funeral book in which Simon E.
Thornton's death was recorded by the undertaker, and even the portable embalming table he was said to have been embalmed on. The undertaker's embalming equipment is set up in the very same bedroom where Simon Thornton took his last breath in Among the artifacts displayed are a wreath and jewelry made from human hair, mourning fashions, coffin handles, and funerary art.
Admission charged; tours on the half hour. Coggeshall Farm Museum, Poppasquash Road. Enjoy a traditional New England autumn fair while exploring the offerings of artists and vendors from across the state. Visitors of all ages can try their hand at eighteenth-century games and crafts, enjoy a pony ride, and visit our heirloom sheep on a hayride through the pasture.
Great family-friendly food will be provided by our culinary partners, along with Coggeshall's own jonnycakes! Aldrich House, Benevolent Street. Since the time of the "founding gardeners," gardeners and gardens have played an important role in shaping American culture. Today, amid a renewed interest in greening our communities and our own back yards, gardens continue to help us understand the American experience. Goff Lecture, attendees will discover how Smithsonian Gardens is conserving American garden history with more than , photographs and documents.
Cynthia Brown, Smithsonian Gardens' Manager of Horticulture Collections and Education, will share the interesting work that is being done and how green thumbs can add their own garden story to Smithsonian Gardens' digital archive.
Hop a free Art Bus and visit more than two dozen galleries, museums, and historic sites. Free parking at select locations. Feast your eyes, mind, and soul on free scary movies and family-frightening attractions, or premium paranormal haunts. Get your spook on. See Facebook for details. During this marketplace event, people can "shop" historical societies, public libraries, and other cultural heritage institutions.
Representatives from several repositories will be present to answer questions as well as provide brochures and other guides on their genealogical resources and collections. Attendees can connect with these repositories, hear more about the rich local wealth of resources, and learn what's available and how to access them at sites from across the state—all in one spot! Corner Hope Street and Lloyd Avenue. Come be part of an active archaeological excavation!
Students will be digging on the grounds of Moses Brown School next to Brown's athletic center , uncovering the foundations of a nineteenth century home and processing artifacts from that household.
Stop by with your family or on your own to see what artifacts students are discovering or even try your hand at digging. Enjoy a colorful autumn foliage train excursion on the Providence and Worcester Railroad to Putnam, Connecticut, for a local festival and shopping. Pandemic viruses have had dramatic impacts on South County for centuries. Join the South County History Center as we explore some of these health epidemics, including the history of the flu presented by Dr.
An exhibit of medical artifacts from the Center's collection will be on display before and after the program. The Steel Yard, 27 Sims Avenue. Watch the Iron Guild fire up their furnaces for the annual molten metal spectacular. In the past they've brought us fiery hearts, zombie kings, and glowing skulls.
Belcourt of Newport, Bellevue Avenue. More than of Rhode Island's community leaders, business people, and homeowners, come together with preservationists, industry professionals, and craftspeople to celebrate the people who make a difference by protecting Rhode Island's historic places. A benefit dinner fllows the awards ceremony.
It's a fabulous culinary cornucopia! Tour the home where Alva Vanderbilt lived and learn about the restoration project that has brought it back to its former glory. Ashway Free Library, 15 Knight Street. Enjoy a fall afternoon viewing thirty-two antique carriages and more sleighs. Admire the handsome Shire horses. Stop by or spend the afternoon. Exeter, Rhode Island, After a large exodus of residents, only people remained in this nearly deserted rural village.
Frightening and mysterious sicknesses repeatedly struck families throughout town. Residents searched for the cause and reached the unusual conclusion that the culprit was Mercy Brown—nineteen years old, recently deceased, and a vampire.
Dozens of supposed vampires were identified throughout New England during this century-long panic, now believed to have actually been caused by tuberculosis or "consumption. Nicholas Bellantoni, former Connecticut State Archaeologist, will explore his study of this folk belief and a possible vampire burial discovered nearby. Discussing the incidence of consumption and the great fear it inspired will be public historian Dr.
Loucks, creator of the H. Lovecraft Archive website, will give a presentation on Lovecraftian Geography. Sprague Mansion, Cranston Street. Join members of the Cranston Historical Society for ghostly goings-on. Maybe Charlie will drop by, as well. Paine House Museum, 7 Station Street.
This is a great experience for everyone from experienced investigators to just the curious. The Paine House Museum, a historic home that dates back to the late s, has been noted as a hub of paranormal activity. You will be under the guidance of the experienced RISEUP team which has spent countless hours documenting this spirit treasure. Come trick-or-treat while supplies last , and enjoy animal encounters, the annual elephant Pumpkin Stomp, meet and greet with costumed characters, and hands on crafts.
Activities are free with Zoo admission, and kids 12 and under who come in costume receive half-price admission. Casey Farm, Boston Neck Road. Tucked away in a corner of Casey Farm is a fascinating family cemetery. Carved with carefully chosen words and images, the grave markers from to tell us much about the people who lived at the farm and about local history. Come see Casey Farm in a new way at twilight, lit only by your flashlights which we provide.
This date is also the club's annual Post Card Show, so there'll additional vendors on hand. Rough Point, Bellevue Avenue. Newport in the s was a time-worn place, a city of many architectural layers. Others saw a sleeping beauty. Urban renewal celebrated modernity. Historic preservation revered the past. These two forces were engaged in an epic battle for the future of the city. Through period photographs and compelling news reports, architectural historian John R.
Tschirch brings us back to the old colonial districts of the Historic Hill and Point to witness the explosive firmament of the s when an important chapter in Newport's history was being written. Everyone who visits an old house invariably asks the question "Is the house haunted?
On occasion, Hearthside hosts programs to explore spiritual happenings with psychics and spiritual readers. Join us for an evening with renowned spiritual medium Roland Comtois in the intimate setting of Hearthside's drawing room. Thirty guests may receive personal messages channeled from the other side, followed by a book signing, dessert and informal conversations with the presenter. A three-course meal from some of the finest area restaurants without breaking the bank!
From a steaming cup of chowder overlooking the harbor to fine dining in romantic restaurants, Newport County restaurants offer an array of creative menus. View the scenarios, decipher the clues and take your best guess Guess right and you could win! Please show your support to our veterans keeping our freedom alive and well!
Westerly Pawcatuck Veteran's Board of Control will have it's annual parade honoring all Veterans with a parade from Pawcatuck to the Westerly Armory where ceremonies will be held at the close of the march. Take a tour of this year old homestead with guides in period costume. Tours begin on the hour and last approximately one hour, with the last at 3pm. Chace-Cory House, Main Road. All are invited to bring your favorite dessert to share, become a member of the Tiverton Historical Society or renew your membership, vote on the Officer and BOD slate, and share ideas for events and programs.
Woonsocket Station, One Depot Square. Welcome aboard a ninety-minute magical train journey from Woonsocket to the North Pole!
Children of all ages will be delighted with the reading of the book The Polar Express , a visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause, a holiday sing-a-long, and a special Holiday remembrance while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies.
Dixon Square, 4 High Street. Santa Claus, "Winter Lady," and other holiday characters will be making their debut via fire trucks to bring in the Holiday Season.
Free coloring books and lollipops will be handed out to all the children in attendance. In case of inclement weather this event will take place at The Westerly Armory. Later when the Erie Canal was built he traveled by boat on the canal. Come and learn what life was like in the early s and for an appreciation of the hard labor endured by our ancestors.
Bowen's Wharf, 53 America's Cup Avenue. The waterfront will be bathed in holiday lights as the Christmas season begins in Newport!
Frosty the Snowman arrives at 4: A Newport city official lights the thirty-foot tree at 6pm, immediately followed by Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving by boat weather permitting or by sleigh.
Girls ages 5 and up are invited to bring their moms and their American Girl Dolls for a party at a historic mansion. The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square. Our annual Stadium Theatre Christmas show returns! A gifted cast of performers will be joined by the Stadium Theatre Kick Line Dancers for a festive collaboration that will feature orchestra music and the Stadium's extraordinary live nativity finale.
Kingston Free Library, Kingstown Road. Resilient Rhode Islanders have experienced their share of extreme weather. From blizzards and hurricanes to sunny weather, meteorologists study atmospheric conditions to ensure that we can prepare for the worst and enjoy the best of Mother Nature. Join us as we explore the science behind weather forecasting and discuss some of our area's most memorable weather events with a panel combining seventy-five years of experience: Celebrate Nikommo, a traditional give-away thankgsgiving which includes a ceremony, museum exploration, and storytelling!
Free admission with a bagged gift for someone in need. The aroma of baked treats will find Smith's Castle along with the spices of mulled cider and the scents of the season. Enjoy some cider, good conversation, and the music of the season. Enjoy tea in the parlor decorated for the season. Following your tea, view our "Step Into the Holidays" exhibit. Take a self-guided tour of Lincoln's magnificent, lavishly decorated, ten-room stone mansion, considered to be one of Rhode Island's finest examples of Federal-style architecture.
Each room is elaborately decorated with Victorian ornamentation of lace and gold, festive garlands, and countless poinsettias and many special personal touches brought in by the volunteers from their own holiday collections.
The festive atmosphere is enhanced with live seasonal music and caroling, homemade cookies, and hot cider, and a gift shop stocked with holiday gifts. The amber glow of candlelight and the white lights of the gaily decorated trees add to the warmth of this beautiful home. Sidewalks will be lined with beautiful luminaria.
Enjoy a hayride with Santa while listening to strolling carolers filling the air with their holiday cheer. Enjoy a complementary cup of hot chocolate and a cookie to warm you up while shopping at the local stores.
Stores will run special promotions and offer money saving coupons. Bundle up and enjoy an evening of hospitality, friendship, and lots of holiday cheer.
Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday pm. Hot apple cider greets visitors shopping for Christmas decor and baked goods, historical ornaments, classic jellies, mugs, local history books, baked goodies, vintage decor and gifts.
Our shop will also be open for other gifts. Join family, guests, and staff as they celebrate the holiday season. Decorations change every year; plus cider and cookies! Exhibit runs December Old Stone Mill, Touro Park. Gather in the northeast corner of the park at 8am to see the sun pass through the south and west windows of the Tower. Then at 9am, witness the illumination of the egg-shaped rock from the east side of the Tower.
A patch of sunlight shining through the south window acts like a spotlight, setting the egg-shaped rock in the interior of the west-northwest arch aglow. Later the book was republished as the novel Treasure Island and the book proved to be Stevenson's first financial and critical success. William Gladstone , the zealous Liberal politician who served four terms as British prime minister between and , was one of the book's biggest fans. Among other minor characters whose names are not revealed are the four pirates who were killed in an attack on the stockade along with Job Anderson; the pirate killed by the honest men minus Jim Hawkins before the attack on the stockade; the pirate shot by Squire Trelawney when aiming at Israel Hands, who later died of his injuries; and the pirate marooned on the island along with Tom Morgan and Dick.
Stevenson deliberately leaves the exact date of the novel obscure, Hawkins writing that he takes up his pen "in the year of grace 17—. Other dates mentioned include , the date Dr. Livesey served as a soldier at Fontenoy and also a date appearing in Billy Bones' log. The Pirate's House in Savannah, Georgia is where Captain Flint is claimed to have spent his last days,  and his ghost is claimed to haunt the property.
There have been over 50 movie and TV versions made. A number of sequels have been produced, including a film titled Return to Treasure Island , a Disney mini-series, a animation version, and a and TV version. There have been over 24 major stage adaptations made.
A computer game based loosely on the novel was written by Greg Duddle, published by Mr. A graphical adventure game, the player takes the part of Jim Hawkins travelling around the island dispatching pirates with cutlasses before getting the treasure and being chased back to the ship by Long John Silver.
Another Treasure Island adventure game based upon the novel was released in , published by Windham Classics. LucasArts adventure Monkey Island is partly based on Treasure Island , lending many of its plotpoints and characters and using many humorous references to the book. Disney has released various video games based on the animated film Treasure Planet , including Treasure Planet: Treasure Island is a hidden objects game launched by French publisher Anuman Interactive.
The arcade game Captain Silver , follows a protagonist names Jim Aykroyd in his quest to find Captain Silver's hidden treasure, which to find, he must battle an undead Captain Silver.
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