2018 Events (in a List format) *see also our calendar

Lecture on the lawn

June 12th, Jo Ann Butler, author of a trilogy of historical novels, will read from her latest book "The Golden Shore, A Scandalous Life". On the lawn, weather permitting.6:00 pm. In the event of rain, The Updike Dining Room will host this event. Suggested donation: $ 5.00

Strawberry Festival 

Saturday June 16th, 2018 (rain date June 17th) 12am-4pm 

Strawberries are here!! And shortcake is king! Come enjoy the favorite fruit of the indigenous people and early colonists alike. 

This year's festival will once again feature puppeteer Dan Butterworth, entertainment by the Jesse Liam Band, and children's activities including pony rides and cuddling with bunnies and chicks, courtesy of Casey Farm. Tours of the historic house with our knowledgeable docents, other activities, local vendors, and of course, our famous homemade strawberry shortcake. 

Admission is $8 per adult, children 5-12 $6, 5 and under free, family cap $20

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Kayak Tours from Smith’s Castle 2018


Wildlife on Mill Cove and Rabbit Island

               Saturday,  July 14th 9:30 a.m.

               Tuesday, August 7th, 5:30 p.m.

(own kayak and life-jacket are required)

$25.00 per person (call 401-294-3521 for reservations)

55 Richard Smith Dr., North Kingstown

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