HISTORICAL SOCIETY EVENTS

SUMMER 2017 EVENTS

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Summer Porch Party Fundraiser

Saturday, July 29th 6 – 10 pm under the tent on the side lawn
Summer swordfish/chicken dinner with appetizers and dessert
Beer/wine – live music Tickets: $75 adults $25 children

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45th Annual House & Garden Tour

45th Annual House & Garden Tour – Aug. 17, 2017, Thursday 10 -2 pm
Featuring 7 homes & gardens along Spring Street. Tickets available:
$40 Adults; Members & Students $35; Pre-sale: $30 through 7/17/17

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New Perspectives on the History and Archaeology of Block Island

Still in the planning stages Archaeology Day will be held in October, location: Historical Society, Program includes a panel discussion with Kevin McBride, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Connecticut;
Joseph (Jay) N. Waller, Jr, Senior Archaeologist with The Public Laboratory, Inc (PAL); Tim Ives, Principle Archaeologist from the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission.

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Arts and Crafts Guild Fairs

July 3rd (Mon) & 23rd(Sun); August 6th, 20th & Sept. 17th (Sundays) from 9 – 2pm and October 7th (Saturday with the Farmers Market vendors) from 9 – 2pm

Arts & Crafts Guild Fair on Historical Society lawn – Special program on the Porch with Sale of Captain Bob drawings

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Walking Tours & Art Night at the Museum

**Every Thursday – July & August ** 10am Old Harbor walking Tour with Tour Guide – meet at the statue of Rebecca across from the theatre. $15/person; member discount
Thursdays 6 – 9pm Dodge Street Stroll
Featuring: “Art Night @ the Museum” with Scavenger hunts and special programs.

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Cemetery Tours

Island Cemetery Tours Karin Sprague, stone carver & Executive Director, Pam Gasner Cemetery Tour: Sept 17th (Sunday) @ 2:00 pm $15 Adults. Members & Children $10 Event Location:  Meet At the West Side Road entrance of the Island Cemetery, across from the Ball/... read more

“Surrounded by Sea” 75th Anniversary Exhibit

“Surrounded by Sea: 75 years of Collecting and Sharing” July 1st – December 1st, 2017   Special Summer Exhibit highlights the history of the founding of the Society and the rich maritime culture of the island. 2017 Summer Exhibit Description This... read more

Historical Society Fall Open House

Saturday,Date/Time: TBA
“All are welcome to visit the Block Island Historical Society Museum for an evening of family fun on the porch of our historic Woonsocket House Museum building.

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