Celebrate West Greenwich!

Saturday - September 30, 2017
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Greenwich Town Pavilion

Sponsored by the Town of West Greenwich & Centreville Bank

Rain Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017 — 12:00 to 5:00 pm

A hometown family event offering handmade crafts, farmers market, pumpkins, hamburgers,
hot dogs, watermelon, chowder and clam cakes, 4-H demonstrations, horse drawn wagon rides,
music, apple pie contest, photo contest, award ceremony and much more.

Located in the pavilion at the West Greenwich Town Hall, Hianloland Fire Company, Louttit Library.


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Best Apple Pie Contest | Land Trust Photo Contest

  • 12:00 pm: Vendor Exhibits Open
  • 12:00 pm: Antique Car Show
  • 12:00 pm: Antique Farm Equipment Show
  • 12:00 pm: Chowder & Clam Cakes
    Hianloland Volunteer Fire Company will be selling chowder and clam cakes. These recipes have been handed down from generation to generation and continue to be delicious. Hianloland uses the money raised to continue to serve its dedicated volunteers and the community around us. Stop by for lunch and ask about becoming a volunteer! Volunteers are always needed!
  • 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm: Fry Pond Wagon Ride
    Join the Rockwell Family of Edgewood Farm for a wagon ride on the trails around Town Hall and parts of the Fry Pond Conservation Area. Learn about the history and many different points of interest on this 80-acre property. Seating is limited on a first come first serve basis every 20 minutes.
  • 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Watermelon
    Prepared and served by the Andrews Family of West Greenwich.
       Hamburgers: $3.00
       Hot Dogs $2.00
       Watermelon $1.00
  • 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm: Ladies of the Rolling Pins
    These ladies have their own unique twist on Morris Dancing, a traditional dance form from the British Isles. Based in Rhode Island since 1998.
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Woodsman Demonstration
    Learn how it was done in the past. Two-man crosscut saw, logrolling, bow saw and much more demonstrated by the Future Farmers of America.
  • 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Justin Pomfret
    Justin is a singer songwriter from Coventry, RI. and will sure to entertain playing a mix of pop, rock, country and originals.
  • 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm: B'Wana Iguana Adventure
    Two Shows! B'Wana Iguana Adventure is an exciting interactive program that both entertains and educates people of all ages about the mysterious world of reptiles and amphibians.  Back by popular demand!
  • 2:00 pm: Born to be Wild
    Born to be Wild Nature Center is a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center dedicated to helping injured and orphaned wildlife . They specialize in the care of Hawks, Owls and Falcons and will showcase these beautiful birds among the grounds.
  • 2:30 pm: "History of the Forestry Industry of West Greenwich"
    Join Town Administrator Kevin Breene in this one hour discussion about the history of the Forestry Industry in West Greenwich. Guaranteed to be a favorite of the day!
  • 4:30 pm: Ceremonies
    Contest Award Presentations
    Dedication of Liberty Tree from the Town of Coventry

Other activities and sponsors throughout the day:

  • Farmers Market
  • Touch-A-Truck
  • West Greenwich Police Department
  • Boy Scout Troop 35
  • Girl Scout Troop 1353
  • Louttit Library
  • West Greenwich Conservation Commission
  • Inflatable Adventures for Kids
  • Battery "B" 1st RI Light Artillery
  • And Much More!

Best Apple Pie Contest

1st Place  $50.00, 2nd Place $25.00 and Third Place $15.00 will be presented during award presentations at 4:30pm. The Contest is open to anyone wishing to bake an APPLE PIE. There is a youth and adult division. See age requirements below. Only Double Crust Apple Pies will be accepted, no Crumbles, Crisps, Betty's or Pan Dowdy's allowed. Pie MUST be checked in by 1:00 p.m. on contest day (9/30/17). Late pies will not be entered into the contest. No other fruits may be added (juices OK). Pies that need special handling, refrigeration or heating elements are not allowed. We recommend that pies are baked in disposable pans only, as pans will not be returned. Pies will be scored on Appearance, Crust, Filling and Overall Flavor/Taste. The top three winners in each division will receive prizes. Following judging, the pies will be sliced and given to the crowd.

Youth – Age 15 and under
Adult – Age 16 and older

Land Trust Photo Contest

First Place: Meagan Traficante
"Little Blue Dragonfly"

The West Greenwich Land Trust is looking for digital photos of natural, scenic and historic areas throughout West Greenwich to be used in the Land Trust's web site, publications, newsletters, etc. Digital photos no larger then 2MB, 300 DPI will be accepted no later then Friday September 22, 2017 on the Land Trust web site(see link below). The top three photos chosen for "The Best of West Greenwich" will be awarded 1st $75.00, 2nd $50.00 and 3rd $25.00. All photos entered will become the property of the West Greenwich Land Trust and each participant will receive credit when his or her photo is published. Digital photo awards will be showcased and honored at the WG Town Hall Pavilion at 4:30 pm at Celebrate West Greenwich.

Three [3] photo entry limit per person.
Deadline: September 22, 2017

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