Bring the family and a blanket and enjoy great performances, games, crafts, food and fun -- with plenty of prizes and give-aways! Admission is a donation of non-perishable food or $4/car to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Here are all the details:
CHARLESTOWN — Summer may be ending, but the fun is just heating up at Burlingame State Campground in Charlestown, RI. On Sunday, Oct. 13, from 11 am to 5 pm, the Burlingame Family Festival will be hosted by Rhode Island Parks and Recreation, a division of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM). Burlingame State Campground is located at 1 Burlingame State Park, Charlestown, RI.
The family-focused event features live music by folk duo Atwater-Donnelly, storytelling by the Tomaquag Museum, face painting, food trucks, all-ages art contest, and a host of activities and give-aways offered by the Charlestown community, the DEM, and other environmental groups. Admission is free with a donation of non-perishable food or $4/carload to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and its local partner, RICAN. The event is sponsored by Washington Trust, iHeart Media, Alrington RV, the Charlestown Chamber of Commerce, and the South County Tourism Council.