eNewsletter: June 2nd, 2017

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

Upcoming Events In

Blackstone Valley.Blackstone Valley

 

 

 

 

 


Blackstone Valley Art Association

Spring Art Show

 

Now through June 30th, 10 AM - 4 PM

Opening reception: June 11th, 1 PM - 3:30 PM

 

Blackstone Valley Visitor Center
175 Main St.

Pawtucket, RI

 

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Market Square Food Truck Night

 

June 2nd, 5 PM - 8 PM

 

Market Square
40 South Main St.

Woonsocket, RI

 

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Whitman House Craft Fair

 

 June 3rd, 10 AM - 3 PM

 

Valentine Whitman House

1147 Great Rd.

Lincoln, RI

 

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Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park's

17 Saturdays of Summer Fun

 

"Meet the Park Staff and Learn about YOUR National Park"

 

June 3rd, 10 AM - 12 PM

 

Kelly House Musuem
1075 Lower River Rd.

Lincoln, RI

 

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Woonsocket Walking Tours 

 

Every Saturday from June 3rd - August 26th @ 1 PM

 

Museum of Work & Culture

42 South Main St.

Woonsocket, RI

 

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An American Girl Doll Tea Party

 

June 3rd & 4th, 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM

 

Hearthside House

677 Great Rd.
Lincoln, RI 

 

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Grand Fete by the River

*proceeds go to Old Slater Mill Association's Student Admissions Fund

 

June 3rd, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

 

Slater Mill

67 Roosevelt Ave.
Pawtucket, RI 

 

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Miles for Meals

*proceeds go to Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry

 

June 4th, 9 AM

 

Diamond Hill State Park

4097 Diamond Hill Rd.

Cumberland, RI 

 

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Blackstone Valley Tourism Council Upcoming Events.

 

 

Blackstone Culinaria
Food Tour


June 5th @ 6 PM

 

A & W 

460 Putnam Pike.

Greenville, RI

 

 

Join us at the oldest drive-in/car hop service restaurant in RI - A & W Root Beer in Smithfield! 

 

We'll see a demonstration of how the iconic A & W Root Beer is made and enjoy a choice of a hamburger, cheeseburger or hotdog and fries or onion rings. Everyone will take home a half gallon of homemade root beer!

 

 

 

 

Blackstone River Twilight Cruise aboard the EXPLORER


June 15th @ 8 PM

 

Central Falls Landing

20 Madeira Ave.

Central Falls, RI 

 

Join an Audubon naturalist for a relaxing evening cruise along the beautiful and historic Blackstone River. Sit back and gaze out over the Valley Falls wilderness area as we watch for birds and other wildlife that live along America's "hardest working river." 

 

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EXPLORER Riverboat Tours


Nature & Heritage Tours Sundays @ 1, 2, & 3 PM

 

 

Environmental Tours

1st & 3rd Saturday 
of each month @ 10 & 11 AM

 

 

Central Falls Landing

20 Madeira Ave.

Central Falls, RI 

 

Our newly renovated 40-passenger riverboat will bring you on an intriguing and relaxing tour through the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park. 

 

For the last 25 years, hundreds of thousands of passengers have come to learn and discover interesting facts about Blackstone Valley, and see the quiet beauty many are often surprised to find!

 

June is National Rivers Month...to celebrate, and also celebrate our 25th season, we're offering special discounts all month long!

 

Click below for details and tickets!

 

 

 

The 12th Annual

Blackstone Valley

Heritage

Golf Tournament

 

June 12th @ 11:30 AM

 

Crystal Lake Golf Club

100 Broncos Highway

Burrillville, RI

 

Join us at the beautiful Crystal Lake Golf Club for a relaxed tournament with over 100 regional business leaderswonderful prizes, and great networking opportunities

 

The tournament is a shotgun start, scramble format that includes lunch, dinner, 18 holes of golf, and a gift bag! 

 

Proceeds benefit Blackstone Valley Tourism Council's environmental programs that enhance and promote Rhode Island's Blackstone Valley

 

 

 

Blackstone Culinaria
Food Tour


June 21st @ 6 PM

 

Monte Cara

532 Lonsdale Ave.

Pawtucket, RI

 

 

Travel with us for a culinary tour to the Cape Verde Islands!  We'll meet at Monte Cara restaurant to feast on two Cape Verdean delicacies - a grilled chicken dinner with rice and french fries,and a simmered cod fish dish with eggs, potato and rice, as well as a salad.  

 

Co-owner of this friendly family restaurant, Leyanne Oliveira, will share information about the beautiful Cape Verde Islands and their unique style of cooking

 

 

 

 

The 18th Annual

Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival

 

September 9th

 

Festival Pier

100 Tim Healey Way

Pawtucket, RI

 

 

 

Now in its 18th year, the Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival is an extraordinary event for the whole family to enjoy! 

 

Our races are the only one of their kind in the United States as we continue to use the fiberglass Taiwanese-style dragon boats gifted to us from the Republic of China (Taiwan) and incorporate the skill of flag-catching in each race. The Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat races are also one of the only races to offer large cash prizes to the winning teams

 

The races are broken into different divisions...so they're great for both club teams looking for a challenge, and amateur/corporate teams looking to do team-building with their employees and promote their business in a fun & unique way.

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

Blackstone Valley Tourism Council   |    TourBlackstone.com

 
 
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