Smith’s Castle will be hosting their Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 12 to 4 p.m. (Rain date October 20, 2019). This year the historic house and grounds will again feature Dairy Days. This event is a fun and educational time for children of all ages. Docents will be available for house tours and University of Rhode Island Master Gardeners will be available in the Herb and Dye Garden for information and to provide free soil testing. The new Woodland Trails (Spring Path, Old Farm Road Trail and Sea View Railroad Path) will be open for your enjoyment.
The Ladies of the Rolling Pin (Morris Dancers) and the music group Jesse Liam Trio will entertain you. South County History Center’s traveling exhibit- “Kenneth Mars: A Life Beyond the Lens” will showcase historical life in South County. There will be colonial games and crafts, face painting, a pumpkin roll maze and other events such as farm exhibits and demonstrations of butter and Johnny Cake making.
Vendors and artisans will be on hand with handcrafted items, goods and food. Enjoy our special homemade apple crisp, ice cream, cider, hotdogs and more during this day of family fun.
Admission: $8.00 per adult, $6.00 children 6-12 years. Children under 6 years and Castle members free. Family cap $20.00.
Relax and enjoy a fine autumn day celebrating the bounty of the harvest season!