Celebrate West Greenwich!

Saturday - September 29, 2018
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
West Greenwich Town Pavilion

Sponsored by the Town of West Greenwich & Centreville Bank

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.

 

— CONTESTS! —
Best Apple Pie Contest | Land Trust Photo Contest
 

  • 11:00 am: Vendor Exhibits Open
     
  • 11:00 am: Antique Car Show
     
  • 11:00 am: Antique Farm Equipment Show
     
  • 11:00 am: 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!
     
  • 11:00 am to 2:00 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.
     
  • 11:00 pm to 3:30 pm: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and Refreshments
    Prepared and sold by the Coventry/West Greenwich Lions Club.
     
  • 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.
     
  • 11:00 pm to 1:00 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.
     
  • 12:00 pm and 2:00 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!
     
  • 1:00 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 West Greenwich"
    Join Town Administrator Kevin Breene in this discussion about the history of  West Greenwich. Guaranteed to be a favorite of the day!
     
  • 3:00 pm:  Animal Experience
     
  • 3:00 pm: Ceremonies
    Apple Pie and Digital Photo Contest Award Presentations 

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 Land Trust
  • 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 at 3:00pm. 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 12:00 noon on contest day (9/29/18). 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

2010 WINNER
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 than 2MB, 300 DPI will be accepted on our web site. The judges will choose the top 6 photos and award cash prizes. 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 Plain Meeting House. Three [3] photo entry limit per person.

Three [3] photo entry limit per person.
Deadline: September 21, 2018

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