Get Out: November 2-4

A comprehensive list of options to kick start your weekend planning.


It's Friday, and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend.

Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for every age to make your weekend just what you've been waiting for. Check out our picks for the activities that are going on in town.

1.Toddlers, Tunes and Tales

Where/When: Coventry Public Library; Fridays 10-10:30 a.m.

Why Go: The Coventry Public Library hosts a Friday morning program each week beginning Oct. 12 for 1 to 3-year-olds accompanied by a parent or caregiver. The activity features songs, movement and a story. Please call the library at 922-9100 to register.

Pricing: Free

2.Coventry's Got Talent Finals

Where/When: Cornerstone Church (1081 Main St.); Friday, 7 p.m.

Why Go: Visit Cornerstone of Faith Church to watch the a group of talented Coventry performers compete win the first annual "Coventry's Got Talent" competition and win prize money! Click here for more information.

Pricing: $5/person, children 12 and under are free

3.Greene Homestead Tours

Where/When: Gen. Nathanael Greene Homestead (50 Taft St.); Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Why Go: The historic 1770 homestead of Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene is now open for tours. For more information, visit www.nathanaelgreenehomestead.org.

Pricing: $5/adult, $3/child

4.Kids Workshop at The Home Depot

Where/When: Home Depot (700 Centre of New England Blvd.); Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Why Go: Children ages 5-12 can participate in a free Kids Workshop from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday at the local Home Depot store. The Kids Workshop is a "How-To" program where children will be able to make some useful projects like tool boxes, pencil boxes, coaster sets, etc. For more information, call 823-5173.

Pricing: Free admission

5.Rice City Church Bazaar

Where/When: Rice City Church (63 Vaughn Hollow Rd., Greene); Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Why Go: Rice City Church will host a Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon on Nov. 3. The lunch counter will be serving corn chowder, hot dogs, chips, Johnny Cakes and assorted desserts. Call Phyllis at 397-5743 for more information.

Pricing: Free admission

6.St. Vincent de Paul Harvest Bazaar

Where/When: St. Vincent de Paul Church (6 Saint Vincent De Paul St.); Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Why Go: Saint Vincent De Paul Church will hold their Harvest Bazaar this weekend. Stop by for great food, bargains galore and fun for all ages.

Pricing: Free admission

7.) Our Lady of Czenstochowa Holiday Bazaar

Where/When: Our Lady of Czenstochowa School (222 MacArthur Blvd.); Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Why Go: Stop by this year's Holiday Bazaar and enjoy food, raffles, children's games, crafts, theme baskets, Dessert Bingo, a Bake Shop and more! Breakfast will be served from 9-11 a.m., followed by Polish and American food served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 821-7991 for more information.

Pricing: Free admission

8.) Line Dancing

Where/When: Coventry-West Greenwich Elks Lodge (42 Nooseneck Hill Rd., West Greenwich); Sunday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Why Go: Want to try something a little different this weekend? Then try your hand (or feet) at line dancing. All ages and abilities are welcome. For more info call Jerry (397-3700) or Lori (206-3618).

Pricing: $6 per person to benefit Elks and Emblems charities.

For more local things to do, check out our Events page.




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