2017 Events (in a List format) *see also our calendar
Christmas at the Castle
Saturday December 2nd and Sunday December 3rd 12-4pm
The aroma of the home baked treats will fill Smith's Castle along with the spices of mulled cider and the scents of the season. Enjoy some cider, good conversation, and music of the season. The theme this year is: The tradition of Mistletoe, come find out about the origin of a still popular Christmas favorite. Enjoy live entertainment: We have Dulcimer players and Sheila Reynolds on Saturday: 12.30-2.00 pm, Brown University Madrigal Singers (a Cappella group), 2.00- 3.15 pm and Sheila Reynolds, on guitar, will play Christmas carols the remainder of the afternoon. Sunday: Jesse Liam band 12-2pm (Jesse will be collecting donated new unwrapped toys for those in need). Sheila Reynolds and Mrs. Claus 2-4 pm. Father Christmas both days. There will be complimentary cider and cookies, the popular Docent Bake sale and an Ornament sale. On Saturday vendor Lou Ann Rippin, owner of local Healey Farm, will be at the Castle selling her lovely fresh wreaths, swags and baskets. In addition: a Children's craft table, Christmas cookie decorating and face painting. View the Gingerbread house made by Exeter Job Corps Academy culinary students and the Castle decorated by the docents in Colonial style with fresh greens. Our Gift Shop will be open and the Castle Docents dressed in Colonial attire are always happy to explain the history of Smith's Castle. So come and enjoy an old fashioned Christmas. Entertainment made possible by the North Kingstown Arts Council. Admission: Adults (13yrs. and up) $6, children 6-12 $3. Children five and under and Members are always free. Family cap: $20.