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May 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Coggeshall Farm Museum
THE ART OF PRODUCING AND WORKING WITH NATURAL FIBERS AND TRADITIONAL CRAFT SKILLS WILL TAKE CENTER STAGE AT THE 9TH ANNUAL RHODE ISLAND FIBER FESTIVAL AND CRAFT FAIR AT COGGESHALL FARM MUSEUM ON SATURDAY, MAY 20, FROM 10AM TO 4PM. AGAINST A BACKDROP OF A WORKING 18TH-CENTURY FARM, ARTISANS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE FROM ACROSS THE NORTHEAST WILL COME TOGETHER FOR A DAY OF PUBLIC CELEBRATION AND EXHIBITION.
May 20, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Linden Place Museum
Hear the stories of the women who lived and worked at Linden Place Mansion through the ages at Linden Place’s “Ladies of Linden Place” Guided Tour, a special docent-led tour offered on select Saturdays focusing on the lives of the women who made history at Linden Place Mansion.
As you tour the 200-year old mansion rooms, the women of Linden Place come alive through portraits, photographs, artifacts and more. Learn about generations of DeWolf & Colt women who lived at Linden Place and the daily lives and roles of ladies in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Hear the stories about the different women who lived and worked at Linden Place Mansion from 1810 through 1986: a slave trader’s wife (Charlotte DeWolf), a widow, who to make ends meet turned Linden Place into a boarding house (Sarah DeWolf), the social “grand dame” of Bristol, Theodora, who saved Linden Place from the auction block and an Oscar award winning actress (Ethel Barrymore), who spent summers at Linden Place.
May 20, 2017, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Herreshoff Marine Museum Waterfront
Please join us on May 20 from 6-10 for our annual Spring for Strings gala to benefit the Community String Project. This year's theme is Rendezvous and will be at the Herreshoff Marine Museum Waterfront in Bristol and will feature music by Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band, fine food by Russell Morin Catering, dancing, a live auction and much more. For more information and to purchase tickets go to communitystringproject.org. You may also contact our executive director Alan Bernstein at 401-500-1243 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.