This Weekend in Coventry: This Weekend in Coventry: RI Rednecks, PYO Berries and More

Here are just a handful of ideas to kickstart your weekend planning.

Tour a historical Coventry Landmark! Did you know that Spring 2013 marked the Nathanael Greene Homestead's 89th season as a museum? Take a tour at 50 Taft Street in Coventry to learn all about Revolutionary War general Nathanael Greene who lived in the home, known as Spell Hall, from 1770 to 1776. Tours are given Fridays, Saturdays (and Mondays too!) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, from 1-5 p.m. Click here to visit the Homestead's Facebook page for more information.

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.

It's Fair Time! The 47th Annual Washington County Fair, the largest agricultural event in Rhode Island, began Wednesday and runs through Sunday at its Rte. 112 fairgrounds location in Richmond, RI. Be sure to check out all the favorites like the tug-o-war, 4-H competitions and cow pie tossing contest! Click here for everything you need to know!

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.

Support CHS Hockey! The CHS Hockey Team Booster Club will be holding their annual Golf Tournament this Sunday, Aug. 18th at Cranston Country Club. The cost to play in the tournament is $125 per person, which includes lunch, golf, carts and dinner. Check-in will be at noon and tee-off is at 1 p.m. If interested, contact Gary Beaudoin at gbeaudoin17@gmail.com.

Summer Concert Series: The final show of the Coventry Parks & Recreation Department 2013 Sunday Night Summer Concert Series will take place at 6 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 18 at Paine Field and will feature local country band, the Rhode Island Rednecks! Click here for all the details!

For a full listing of events and happenings, check out the Coventry Patch events calendar. You can even add your own events, here.


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