One of the visual cues of Fall, or “Autumn,” as the proper people say, is the sight of plump orange pumpkins on steps, porch railings, stone walls, in piles outside of grocery stores, and at local plant nurseries and farms. Smaller pumpkins can be spotted on work desks, in store windows, and on daycare and elementary school windows made out of construction paper. Pumpkins are … [Read more...] about Autumn and Pumpkins and Hayrides, Oh My!
Holidays & Special Occasions
The beaches in Westerly are full on this beautiful fourth of July weekend. Independence Day is always one of the busiest holidays of the year here. So what exactly happened on the fourth of July? The date commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago, on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded … [Read more...] about What Day is Independence Day?
It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again, but yes, the Chorus of Westerly’s 37th Annual Summer Pops concert in Wilcox Park is just around the corner! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 24 at 8 pm. As always, we know it’ll be a rousing success - a showcase of world class musical talent you won’t want to miss. Fingers crossed for good weather, if need be, rain dates … [Read more...] about The Chorus of Westerly Presents The Summer Pops | 2017
It’s that time of year again. 2017 is officially here and with it comes a feeling of newness and starting over. If you’re like me, at the stroke of midnight, you raise your glass of champagne (or whatever your celebratory New Year’s drink of choice is) and toast to the new year and the fresh start that comes with it. The new year is often when we make resolutions and set goals … [Read more...] about It’s That Time of Year Again…
Mary Belanger put together a menu for the perfect Valentine's Day dinner. Click here to get the recipes so you can get started right away planning your perfect night … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day Dinner Recap
Football is definitely in my blood. I love everything about the sport; from the spine chilling, breath taking singing of the Star Spangled Banner to the glory of the win. America’s real national pastime began in 1920 with the 14 league American Professional Football Association. In 1922 the APFA became the NFL and had no serious competition until 1960 when the fourth American … [Read more...] about Super Bowl 50 is here; For the Love of Football