5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

 

1. READ

Foodies of New England, Winter 2015 Issue. Turn to page 81 to find the Stonington Village Farmers Market featured as one of of the “Best in Farmers Markets”. Read the full article and the rest of the magazine here.

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Highlight: Summer, Stonington Scallops // Winter, Homemade Soup
Time: Summer Market (May-October) Stonington Town Docks Saturdays 9am-12pm // Winter Market moves to the Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Ave

2. HARVEST

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It’s time to bring ’em in and we would love to have you join us!

We invite you to join us at Saltwater Farm Vineyard beginning Sunday, October 26th  for what is expected to be one of our biggest harvests to date. Drop in anytime during the day. Harvesting will continue on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. In fact, help would be particularly appreciated on those days. Clippers are provided, but please BYOG (Bring Your Own Gloves).

Highlight: Picking grapes, enjoying the outdoors, and of course, WINE!
Time: Begins Sunday, continues Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Tasting room will be open as scheduled on Sunday, 11am to 3pm.

3. EAT

A couple of our favorite restaurants, Engine Room and Oyster Club, are starting their Sunday Dinner series featuring themed dinners held on the last Sunday of every month through May 2015. From the owners,

In addition to enjoying world class farm and sea to table dishes, we invite you to dine with our purveyors and farmers, learn from talented chefs and mixologists, and support our specialized culinary community. Meet and dine with the wonderful people behind some of the certified organic produce that we work with, including Valchris Farm, Hunt’s Brook, Hidden Brook Gardens, and Provider Farm. Enjoy five courses with drink pairing featuring produce from these local farms. 

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photo credit: Oyster Club

Highlight: Learning about your local farmers
Time: The last Sunday of every month through May 2015

Note: Reservations are required.

 

4. SHOP

It’s officially boot season, and I have the boutique to get that perfect pair. You know, the kicks you reach for over and over again because of their comfort, style, quality and great smelling leather. Visit Clad in Stonington at 152 Water Street.

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photo credit: Clad in

Highlight: Get a pair of Pikolinos, you won’t regret it. Visit their outlet in Westerly!
Time: 10am-6pm Mon through Saturday // 11am-5pm Sunday

 

5. SPOOK

Looking for something festive to do with the family? Denison Pequotsepos’ Spooky Nature Trail opens tonight. Explore haunted woods while you sip cider and get up-close visits with the Nature Center’s frogs, turtles and more. Find more information here.

photo credit: Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

photo credit: Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Highlight: Getting into the Holloween spirit
Time: The trail is open 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday Oct. 24 and Saturday Oct. 25

Cheers to the harvest and a great Fall weekend,
KP

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