Photo credit: Richard Prull/Preserve Rhode Island

8/3–8/4 Little Compton Antiques Festival

Why: On Friday night, check out the preview party featuring a sunset supper, sip on a delicious complimentary beverage, listen to live music and gain access to early buying privileges. On Saturday, spend time perusing antiques from a diverse collection of antique dealers, stop by the auto show or take a peek at the Little Compton art exhibit.
Where: Little Compton Historical Society, 548 West Main Rd., Little Compton.
More Info: Call 272-5101 or visit preserveri.org.

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Hannah Goodman 1:00 pm
Author Talk and Book Signing with Hannah Goodman @ Stillwater Books
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm
Author Talk and Book Signing with Hannah Goodman @ Stillwater Books
Join young adult writer Hannah Goodman as she discusses her own personal publishing journey and shares excerpts from her new works.
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Summer Story Time 10:00 am
Summer Story Time @ Lippitt House Museum
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Summer Story Time @ Lippitt House Museum
Explore the nineteenth century through a children’s story and related hands-on craft activity on the third Thursday of each month. On June 21, read “Fiona’s Lace” and explore immigration to America. Then craft paper lace and decorate doilies. On July 19, read “Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909” and learn about manufacturing and labor. Then try...
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Author Signing: Michael Belanger, ‘The History of Jane Doe’ 1:00 pm
Author Signing: Michael Belanger, ‘The History of Jane Doe’ @ Bank Square Books
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Author Signing: Michael Belanger, ‘The History of Jane Doe’ @ Bank Square Books | Groton | Connecticut | United States
Stop by Bank Square Books in Mystic to meet Connecticut author Michael Belanger and to pick up a signed copy of ‘The History of Jane Doe,’ published by Dial (Penguin Random House). This event is co-hosted by Savoy Bookshop and Cafe in Westerly.
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Wingate book club to discuss ‘The Assistant’ 2:00 pm
Wingate book club to discuss ‘The Assistant’ @ Wingate Residences on the East Side
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm
The book club at Wingate Residences on the East Side will discuss Bernard Malamud’s “The Assistant” on Monday, August 27 at 2 p.m. Originally published in 1957, “The Assistant” tells the story of immigrant Morris Bober who is trying to better life for himself and his family in post-war Brooklyn, New York. The Wingate book club launched ten years ago...
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