It happens every year. As the temperatures decrease, the days get shorter and window for outdoor activity gets smaller. If you’re like me, it can get a little depressing. When you walk out of work at 4:30 p.m. and it’s already pitch black? Yeah, it’s a big bummer. But that doesn’t mean you should stop being active and doing the things you love. The worst thing to do when the … [Read more...] about Staying Fit and Healthy Through the Autumn and Winter
The big week is finally here, the week of the Bricks and Murals festival here in downtown Westerly and Pawcatuck! The event kicked off on Wednesday evening with a reception for the visiting artists and community volunteers and will be followed by a food stroll and block party Thursday night, all along High Street. This festival has been years in the making but in these last … [Read more...] about The Bricks and Murals Festival Has Arrived!
What's the most exciting fall event North of New Haven and South of Boston? It's an historic festival years in the making and coming right to downtown Westerly-Pawcatuck this September! If you enjoy art, history, music, food and drink, then you have many people to thank for this upcoming extravaganza of beauty, fun, and local pride, for it was truly a group effort, years in the … [Read more...] about Bricks and Murals Brings History and Art to Downtown
It’s that time of year again! Yes, that’s right, the 51st Washington County Fair is nearly here and we’ve got all the details you need to make the five-day fair a great experience. Come for one day, one night, or come for all five - there’s something for everyone! Pack the sunscreen, put on your walking shoes and get the kids in the car, cause it’s going to be a wild ride. But … [Read more...] about 51st Annual Washington County Fair – August 16th-20th
When was the last time you had a good piece of pie? If you said last Thanksgiving then you’re way overdue. It’s time to get your little pie-starved self down to the Stonington Borough Village Green on Saturday, August 5th for their 65thannual Fair. Once there, you can indulge in scrumptious pies of various flavors, and enjoy all the other foods and activities that are a part of … [Read more...] about 65th Annual Stonington Village Fair – August 5th
It’s happened to all of us. We hear about a local event that we want to attend but then we lose the flyer or put it down as the wrong date in our phones or life just happens and we forget. So frustrating, am I right? It’s too bad there’s no central place where all local events that we might want to know about are all listed...wait, but there is! On our Westerly Life website, … [Read more...] about The Events Calendar @ WesterlyLife.com – Your Guide to Fun & Entertainment
When we moved here last spring one of the first town wide events we attended was the Summer Pops concert at Wilcox Park. Not knowing what to expect, we were a little underprepared. This year’s concert is quickly approaching on June 18 and we are very much looking forward to making an evening of it. We moved here from Lenox, Massachusetts where we were fortunate to … [Read more...] about Picnic with The Pops
"...You could see how much they love what they do and you felt it in your chest when they performed." - Gabriela On the date of March 4th 2016, three artists performed at the Knickerbocker Cafe in Westerly, Rhode Island. Ceschi, B. Dolan, and Sage Francis boldly demonstrated awe-inspiring finesse with songwriting. These three musicians present story-telling music and verse to … [Read more...] about Ceschi, B. Dolan, & Sage Francis All Pay a Visit to Westerly RI Bearing Gifts
So, growing up in Westerly RI had many advantages. We have the beaches in the summer and we're close to everything. We have a train station, and can be in Boston in an hour and a half. Sometimes we get so caught up with looking for something to do, that we forget what is right in our own backyard. The restaurants, the public spaces, the events, the people and of course the … [Read more...] about What Does Westerly, RI Have to Offer?