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Calendar of Events

Chronologically                     ☛ By Subject  


June 30 (Thursday), 7 pm
Salt Ponds Coalition Film

The Salt Ponds Coalition has been monitoring the seven salt ponds from Westerly to Point Judith
for 30 years. A film produced by former executive  director Vic Dvorak includes an oral history of the
coalition along with a collection of photos and aerial videos of the salt ponds.


June 30 to August 25 (Thursdays), 10 to 11 am

Summer Kids Klub for Little Ones

Storytime and  activity for little ones and parent exploring South County Museum


July

July 4 (Monday), 10 am to 2 pm.

Rhode Island Red Chick Hatch
Free for members; $2 per person for non-members.
Brand-new baby chicks bring out the tender mother hen in all of us. Come in and show them
some love.
This year our Chick Hatch is sponsored by
Astro of New England Moving & Storage,
a commercial and residental moving company based in Exeter.


July 7 (Thursday), 7 pm
Exhibit Talk: "South County Shipwrecks"
Presenter: Daryl Anderson
Featuring an exhibit of photos from a 1940 shipwreck off Green Hill Beach


July 12 (Tuesday), 1 pm
SCM Book Club
"The Belle of Washington: Kate Chase and the Eternal Triangle: Political Ambition, Money
& Sex" by Eleanor Harper Shumaker (Available at SCM Gift Shop)


July 13 to 15 (Wednesday to Friday), 9 to noon
Intro to Blacksmithing for Kids, Camp 1
8-14 years old. Beginners only. Limit: six campers
Click here for registration form  (Note: Close tabs to return to this website from the registration form.)


July 14 (Thursday), 6 pm
Bill Harley, Music and Stories for the Family
An encore performance at SCM for the popular entertainer


July 19 (Tuesday), 1 pm
SCM Book Club
"The Belle of Washington: Kate Chase and the Eternal Triangle: Political Ambition, Money & Sex"
by Eleanor Harper Shumaker (Available in the SCM Gift Shop)


July 20 (Wednesday), 10-11:30 am
Beginner Doll & Quilt Class
A kid-friendly exhibit talk and hands-on project to encourage play in color, pattern and design.
The class is designed as an adult/child partner project. No sewing experience is necessary.


July 28 (Thursday), 7 pm
Exhibit Talk: "Bill Smith − Artist Blacksmith"
Presenter: Jim Crothers


July 30-August 25 (Thursdays), 10-11 am
Summer Kids Klub for Little Ones
Storytime and an activity for little ones and parents exploring South County Museum.


August

August 2 (Tuesday), 1 pm
SCM Book Club
Newport's Ida Lewis (Book to be determined)


August 3 to 5 (Wednesday to Friday), 9 to noon
Intro to Blacksmithing for Kids, Camp 2
8-14 years old. Beginners only. Limit: six campers
Click here for registration form  (Note: Close tabs to return to this website from the registration form.)


August 4 (Thursday), 7 pm
Exhibit Talk: "Vogue Dolls"
Presenter: Kathy Bossy


August 9 (Tuesday), 1 pm
SCM Book Club
Newport's Ida Lewis (Book to be determined)


August 10 (Wednesday), 10-11:30 am
Beginner Doll & Quilt Class
A kid-friendly exhibit talk and hands-on project to encourage play in color, pattern and design.
Class is designed as an adult/child partner project. No sewing experience necessary.


August 10 (Wednesday evenings in August, starting August 10), 5:30 to 8:30 
Letterpress Printing and Blacksmithing Workshops for Adults 


August 11 (Thursday), 7 pm
Exhibit Talk: "South County Shipwrecks"
Presenter: Daryl Anderson


August 17 (Wednesday evenings in August) 5:30 to 8:30 
Letterpress Printing and Blacksmithing Workshops for Adults 


August 20 (Saturday), noon to 4 pm

South County Old Time Jammers Music Fest 


August 24 & 31 (Wednesday evenings in August) 5:30 to 8:30 
Letterpress Printing and Blacksmithing Workshops for Adults 


August 25 (Thursday), 5 pm 
South County Tourism Photos Contest Opens


August 27, 10 am to 4 pm
South County Sampler Project Documentation 


September & October

September 16 to 18 (Friday to Sunday), 10 to 4
Annual Quilt Show
An exhibition of dozens of beautiful, artistic quilts from quilters throughout Rhode Island
and New England 


September 17 (Saturday), 10 to 4
SCM Family Day
Games, treats and surprises for all


September 29 (Thursday), (time tbd)
Volunteer Recognition Night


October 13 (Thursday), 7 pm
Closing Reception, plus David Robinson, Underwater Archeology


October 14 to 16, (Friday to Sunday)
Boy Scout Camporee 


Yearlong

2nd & 4th Mondays through the year, 7 to 9 pm
Old time folk music jam sessions (acoustic)
In the Metz Building − or the Visitor Center when it's really cold


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Hours are 10 am to 4 pm Tuesdays through Saturdays.

A  special guided tour will be available on a daily basis during the midsummer months.

In May, June and September, the Museum will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm.

In October, the museum will be open only for tours by appointment.

The Visitor Center office is open year-round, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10-1.

Museum exhibits are open:

 May, June and September on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm.

 July and August on Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm.

 School and guided adult group tours are available by special arrangement.


Updated:  June 11, 2016 


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