Local Groups plan NS Days Summer Festival
The North Smithfield Heritage Association (NSHA), North Smithfield Arts Committee (NSAC), and the North Smithfield Parks and Recreation Commission plan NS Days activities for Saturday, July 9th. The NSHA and NSAC will hold a joint NS Heritage Day from 9 am to 4 pm at the Town Hall, Heritage Hall, and Memorial Town Building. They will feature Antique and Relic Displays, a local Photography Exhibit, a car show, vendors, food, and more.
Parks and Rec will hold a Kids Day in the Park from 11 am to 2 pm at Pacheco Park. Kids can enjoy a bounce house, water slide, face painting, food, and more. At the end of the event, the NS Fire Department will spray the water for the kids.
9 am Slatersville Walking Tour guided by National Park Service Rangers. The tour will begin at the Memorial Town Building at 1 Main Street. That building will remain open during the day to display paintings by local artists and relics as well as to sell NSHA merchandise.
10 am Heritage Hall opens with more displays of local relics and antiques. The committee encourages members of the community to loan items of local interest for display.
Road Angels Car Club displays cars and trucks at the Town Hall. The committee encourages local car and Truck owners to display their vehicles as well.
Local Vendors and organizations set up booths at the Town Hall and Village Commons. No fees charged this year.
NSAC Photography Exhibit opens at the Town Hall.
1 pm Slatersville Cemetery – Walking Tour by Gail Denomme Berlinghof. The tour will feature actors playing the roles of people buried in the cemetery.
4 pm The Blunders Walking Tour. Meet at the Middle School parking lot on Providence Pike.
6:30 pm Food Trucks at North Smithfield High School
Dusk Fireworks Display
Contact nssha@nsheritageassn or call at 401-651-6316 for further details