festivals

It’s History Lesson Time

[youtube]zxJVlveLDuE[/youtube] I guess since it’s only half a block away I’ll be heading to Atwells now…  Although, as an Italian-American, I far prefer Saint Joseph’s Day, since it doesn’t have quite so many colonial overtones/thin ties to relevance.  I mean, not even getting into the very large question of Native Americans, I don’t know why …

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There Is A Season (Burn, Burn, Burn)

Assuming that tomorrow is less revoltingly humid and miserable than today, you might want to check out two exciting outdoor events happening outside the city. First is the Gaspee Days parade, which runs along Broad Street through Pawtuxet Village on the Cranston-Warwick line.*  It’s a doozy, with lots of guns and cannons and fifes and …

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Downtown ‘Harvest’ Festival

Because nothing says harvest like asphalt, pigeon crap and the Dress Barn (hey, we do have a barn).  Oh well, any excuse to get out of the house and away from the kids. No wait, bring the kids. 2pm — kids costume contest/3pm adult (15+) costume contest Music, and then ‘Movies on the Block’ continues …

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