Friends of CPL Artisan Fair: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, the Friends of the Coventry Public Library will host their 3rd Annual Artisan Fair and Book Bash! The fair will feature local artisans and crafters from Coventry and across RI who will be selling goods including knitted items, photography, stained glass, baked goods and more! A large selection of donated books and puzzles will also be available to purchase at great prices. Click here for Your Guide to this weekend's Artisan Fair!
Fire Safety Day: From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, members of Coventry's Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and CERT team, in partnership with Coventry Home Depot, will host a Fire Safety Day event in the Home Depot parking lot (700 Centre of New England Blvd.). Families are invited to check out local fire and rescue apparatus, meet Sparky the Fire Dog and National Guard representatives, play in a fun Kids Workshop and more!Weekend Fun at CPL: On Saturday mornings, the Coventry Public Library hosts Drop-In Crafts to Make & Take where children of all ages can create a fun craft project to take him. Also offered on Saturday mornings is Drop-In Games, during which kids of any change can play board games with friends. No registration required.
Remember Doug Walk: This Saturday, Oct. 6 will mark the 1st Annual Remembering Doug Walk in honor of 2012 Coventry High School graduate Douglas Auger who was tragically killed in a car accident on Fish Hill Road last August. The walk will kick off at noon at Goddard State Park, with registration beginning at 11 a.m. Entry fee is a $10 per person or $25 per family donation to be donated in Doug's memory to the Coventry Teachers' Alliance (CTA) Scholarship Fund, which is awarded annually to qualified graduating seniors. Food and drinks will be available, pets are welcome. Rain Date: Oct. 20. For more information, call or text Sue at (401) 569.2611. Donations are welcome even if you are unable to attend. Checks can be made payable and mailed to: CTA Scholarship Fund 40 Reservoir Road Coventry, RI 02816, with "Remember Doug" in the memo line.
Cornerstone Chicken BBQ: Cornerstone of Faith United Methodist Church, located at 1081 Main Street, next to the Coventry Police Department, will hold its Annual Chicken BBQ Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 5-7 p.m. Menu includes half a barbecue chicken featuring the popular Suorsa Family BBQ Recipe, baked potato, salad, dessert and a beverage. $10 per adult, $6 per child, children under 6 are guests of the Church. For more information, call John Miller at 823-3095 or Janice Suorsa at 397-4830.PYO Berries: From 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at Alpacas of Harkney Hill (1394 Harkney Hill Rd.), customers can "Pick Your Own" low and high-growing wild blueberries and huckleberries to purchase. Informational alpaca demonstrations are also offered at 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes! For more information, call 397-4761.
For a full listing of events and happenings, check out the Coventry Patch events calendar. You can even add your own events, here.