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Warwick Weekend: Celebrate Fall Around Warwick

[CREDIT: Warwick Post Illustration] The Warwick Weekend roundup includes Apple picking, LEGOs, swim time at McDermott Pool and art at the Steel Yard.
[CREDIT: Warwick Post Illustration] The Warwick Weekend roundup includes Apple picking, LEGOs, swim time at McDermott Pool and art at the Steel Yard.
[CREDIT: Warwick Post Illustration] The Warwick Weekend roundup includes Apple picking, LEGOs, and swim time at McDermott Pool.

WARWICK, RI — The Warwick Weekend is here and there is tons of fall fun, from West Bay Open Studios’ 13th season, a WFD fire safety day open house or the Conimicut Children Pumpkin Spooktacular.

Whatever you pick from the Warwick Weekend roundup, be sure to tell them Warwick Post sent you!

Friday, Oct. 22

Friday’s Warwick Weekend events including adult swim, a sugar house in Richmond and the farmer’s market at Goddard Park.

Adult Swim at McDermott Pool

Enjoy adult swim at McDermott Pool today from 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 9:20 p.m. McDermott Pool, 975 Sandy Lane, Warwick. 

Goddard Park Farmers’ Market

Stop by the Goddard Park Farmers’ Market today and grab some fresh produce, breads, meats, flowers and more from local spots. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Goddard State Park, 1095 Ives Road, Warwick.

Pick Your Own Apples

Go apple picking today at Pippin Apple Orchard in nearby Cranston. Apple picking season is here at Pippin. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Pippin Apple Orchard, 751 Pippin Orchard Road, Cranston.

Fall Family Fun at Spring Hill Sugarhouse

Grab the family and pick your own pumpkin, enjoy some apple cider or take on the corn maze at Spring Hill Sugarhouse in nearby Richmond. Noon to 5 p.m., 522 Gardner Road, Richmond.

Open Swim at McDermott Pool

Enjoy open swim at McDermott Pool today from 3:30-4:15 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. McDermott Pool, 975 Sandy Lane, Warwick.

Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo is back this year through Oct. 31. This year’s event is sponsored by Citizens and takes you through the greatest music of the last 150 years while enjoying the thousands of intricately carved pumpkins on display. All tickets must be purchased online. The trail is open 6-10:30 p.m. (the last entry is 10 p.m.) Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. 

Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) 

Bring Your Own Improv is back for family friendly live performances every Friday from 7-8:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the door only. General admission tickets are $15, $10 for WCFA members, seniors, students, military and first responders, hospital employees and minimum wage workers Tickets are available at the door only. COVID Safety Policies: All ages must show proof of being fully vaccinated to attend. (Card, Photocopy or Camera Photo). Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Road, Warwick.

Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) Late Night Show 

Bring Your Own Improv is back for a late night performance every Friday from 9-10:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the door only. General admission tickets are $15, $10 for WCFA members, seniors, students, military and first responders, hospital employees and minimum wage workers Tickets are available at the door only. COVID Safety Policies: All ages must show proof of being fully vaccinated to attend. (Card, Photocopy or Camera Photo). Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Road, Warwick.

Saturday, Oct. 23

West Bay Open Studios and the JAYCEES add to the Warwick Weekend fun on Saturday:

Adult Swim at McDermott Pool

Enjoy adult swim at McDermott Pool today from 7-10:45 a.m. (if no rental adult swim runs until 11:45 a.m.). McDermott Pool, 975 Sandy Lane, Warwick.

JAYCEES Clean-ups & Green-Ups

Join the JAYCEES at their award-winning arboretum every Saturday to help clean up. From pinching flowers, trimming trees, pruning shrubs, restoring plant beds, painting fencing in more, come lend a hand while enjoying the beauty of the area. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riverpoint COMMUNITY Park, 110 Hay St.

Pick Your Own Apples

Go apple picking today at Pippin Apple Orchard in nearby Cranston. Apple picking season is here at Pippin. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Pippin Apple Orchard, 751 Pippin Orchard Road, Cranston.

West Bay Open Studios

Come visit West Bay Open Studios as they celebrate their 13th Season of open studios on the West Bay with a self-guided tour to show you where the art starts in our local artists studios. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Warwick Center for the Arts, 3273 Post Road, Warwick.

Fire Safety Day Open House

Join the Warwick Fire Department and city of Warwick for the annual Fire Safety Day Open House today rain or shine. Pizza and refreshments will be served. Safety Day events include: the Jaws of Life heavy-duty rescue demo, a Warwick Police Department bike safety demonstration/K-9 Unit, tours of the fire safety trailer and the fire and rescue trucks will be displayed. Plus, there will be guest appearances by officers Friendly and McGruff. There will also be a free raffle that will take place at 1:30 p.m and Halloween safety gifts. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Warwick Fire Department Station 8, 1651 Post Road, Warwick. 

Drop-in Lego Club

Children of all ages are invited to drop by the West Warwick Public Library today to build and play with LEGOs. 11 a.m. to noon, 1043 Main St., West Warwick.  

Fall Family Fun at Spring Hill Sugarhouse

Grab the family and pick your own pumpkin, enjoy some apple cider or take on the corn maze at Spring Hill Sugarhouse in nearby Richmond. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 522 Gardner Road, Richmond.

Bloom Collective’s Armory Artisan & Vintage Market

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Head to Bloom Collectives weekly outdoor marketplace, the Armory Artisan & Vintage Market every Saturday and Sunday and visit with local artisans, crafters, local food trucks and more. Noon to 5 p.m., 1455 Westminster St, Providence.

Open Swim at McDermott Pool

Enjoy open swim at McDermott Pool today from 12:15-2:45 p.m. McDermott Pool, 975 Sandy Lane, Warwick.

Conimicut Children Pumpkin Spooktacular

Don’t miss the Conimicut Children Pumpkin Spooktacular featuring games, treats, a scavenger hunt and of course pumpkins! Pumpkins will be displayed in Donovan Park.  Everyone is encouraged to carve a pumpkin for display. Carved pumpkins should be dropped off at the Friendsway parking area between the hours of 2:30-5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23. Pumpkins can be picked up at 8 p.m. following the event. If it rains the Spooktacular will be held in the parish hall of St. Benedict’s Church on Beach Ave in Warwick. 6-8 p.m., 765 W Shore Road, Warwick. 

Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo is back this year through Oct. 31. This year’s event is sponsored by Citizens and takes you through the greatest music of the last 150 years while enjoying the thousands of intricately carved pumpkins on display. All tickets must be purchased online. The trail is open 6-10:30 p.m. (the last entry is 10 p.m.) Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. 

The Trinity Beer Garden Comedy Series

Looking for some laughs? Head to Providence tonight and check out the Trinity Beer Garden Comedy Series. Every Saturday Trinity Beer Garden features the best comedians in New England. 8-10 p.m. Tickets are $5. Trinity Beer Garden, 2 Dorrance St. Biltmore Park, Providence.

Sunday, Oct. 24

The final Cars and Coffee of 2021 and traffic safety and wellness workshops round out the final day of the Warwick Weekend:

Adult Swim at McDermott Pool

Enjoy adult swim at McDermott Pool today from 7-10:45 a.m. (if no rental adult swim runs until 11:45 a.m.). McDermott Pool, 975 Sandy Lane, Warwick. 

Last Cars & Coffee of 2021

Enjoy Untamed Auto Club’s and 1170 Designs’ last Cars & Coffee of 2021 this morning. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1170 Designs, 1170 Bald HIll Road, Warwick.

Traffic Safety & Wellness Workshops at the Warwick Public Library

Rhode Island high school and middle school students, parents, prevention coalitions and traffic safety leaders are invited to the traffic safety & wellness workshops this morning at the Warwick Public Library. The seminar’s goal is to educate community members on different topics around traffic safety, wellness, mindful driving tips, teen safety and the effects of driving under the influence of cannabis. Register here>>> 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick. 

Pick Your Own Apples

Go apple picking today at Pippin Apple Orchard in nearby Cranston. Apple picking season is here at Pippin. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Pippin Apple Orchard, 751 Pippin Orchard Road, Cranston.

Fall Family Fun at Spring Hill Sugarhouse

Grab the family and pick your own pumpkin, enjoy some apple cider or take on the corn maze at Spring Hill Sugarhouse in nearby Richmond. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 522 Gardner Road, Richmond.

West Bay Open Studios

Come visit West Bay Open Studios as they celebrate their 13th Season of open studios on the West Bay with a self-guided tour to show you where the art starts in our local artists studios. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Warwick Center for the Arts, 3273 Post Road, Warwick.

Bloom Collective’s Armory Artisan & Vintage Market

Head to Bloom Collectives weekly outdoor marketplace, the Armory Artisan & Vintage Market every Saturday and Sunday and visit with local artisans, crafters, local food trucks and more. Noon to 5 p.m., 1455 Westminster St, Providence.

Open Swim at McDermott Pool

Enjoy open swim at McDermott Pool today from 12:15-2:45 p.m. McDermott Pool, 975 Sandy Lane, Warwick.

Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo is back this year through Oct. 31. This year’s event is sponsored by Citizens and takes you through the greatest music of the last 150 years while enjoying the thousands of intricately carved pumpkins on display. All tickets must be purchased online. The trail is open 6-10:30 p.m. (the last entry is 10 p.m.) Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence.

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