Paine House Beer Tasting: Join members of the Western Rhode Island Civic Historical Society Friday, Sept. 27 from 5-9 p.m. for the First Annual Paine House Museum Beer Tasting event. Sample local brews from Trinity Brewhouse, Ravenous Brewing Company, Foolproof Brewery and Narragansett Brewery. The evening will feature beer sampling, food provided by CHS' Knotty Oak Room, music by Town Councilman Greg Labossonniere and ghost tours conducted by RISEUP. $30 per person to benefit ongoing Paine House restoration. This is a 21+ event (valid photo ID required for entry). For tickets, leave a message at (401) 249-0117 or click here to purchase them online.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.
6th Annual Society of St. Vincent de Paul Walk/Run: At 9 a.m. on Saturday, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will host its annual Friends of the Poor Walk/Run. The event, taking place at Bristol Town Beach (Colt State Park, Bristol, RI), is a 3-mile walk and 5-mile U.S. Track & Field-sanctioned and certified road race intended to raise awareness of and funds for people in the community in crisis. The day’s events kick off with registration at 9 a.m., followed by the run and race start at 10 a.m., concluding with a post-race free family fun festival featuring complimentary entertainment, food and activities. Click here for additional details. All proceeds will provide emergency utility, food, clothing and shelter to RI residents in need. Registration is $20 per person, and can be completed by clicking here.
Paine House Museum Heritage Day: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, the Western Rhode Island Civic Historical Society will host its annual Paine House Museum Heritage Day at 7 Station Street in Coventry! The even will feature Smithsonian Day, cemetery tours, Aquidneck Island Intertribal Indian Council, Elisha Dyer Camp 7 Civil War, The Providence Brigade and more. Visitors will also have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of crafters, food and tours of Paine House Museum (donations welcome). Click here for more info!
6th Annual John H. Urwin III Memorial Scholarship Fundraising Pasta Dinner: On Saturday from 4-7 p.m., the Urwin family, founders of the John H. Urwin III Memorial Scholarship Fund, will host a pasta dinner at the Coventry Community Center (1277 Main St.). During the Coventry High School Music Department-sponsored event, guests will also be able to take part in a bake sale and raffles, including a 50-50 raffle with a Grand Prize drawing of five NE Patriots tickets (will be drawn following all other raffle prizes and announcements). Dinner is $10 per adult, $6 per child ages 5-12, children under 5 are guests. Seating is limited. For tickets or information, call (401) 826-1746.
Rice City Pork Supper: On Saturday, Sept. 28, Rice City Church (63 Vaughn Hollow Rd., Greene), will host a Roast Pork Supper with seatings at 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Menu includes roast pork, potatoes, gravy, vegetables, apple sauce and pudding. Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child (5-12), children under 5 are guests of the Church. For reservations or more information, call Phyllis at 397--5743 or Sonja at 397-4455 and leave a message.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.