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Warwick Weekend: Vietnam Memorial Wall, Applefest

[CREDIT: Mayor Picozzi's Office] Mayor Frank Picozzi helps assemble the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall at Rocky Point Park Friday. The replica of the Washington DC monument is open to the public through Sunday, 5 p.m.

[CREDIT: Mayor Picozzi's Office] Mayor Frank Picozzi helps assemble the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall at Rocky Point Park Friday. The replica of the Washington DC monument is open to the public through Sunday, 5 p.m.
[CREDIT: Mayor Picozzi’s Office] Mayor Frank Picozzi helps assemble the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall at Rocky Point Park Friday. The replica of the Washington DC monument is open to the public through Sunday, 5 p.m.
WARWICK, RI — This Warwick Weekend boasts the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, an Apple Festival and a slight chance of rain as we break from a three day heat wave.

The weather forecast for this Warwick Weekend shows temps in the high 80s tonight as a heat advisory wraps up, then 80s with a slight chance of rain Saturday and Sunday.

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Warwick Weekend Friday:

Goddard Park Farmer’s Market Every Friday through Columbus Day Weekend, RI Grown, DEM’s farmer’s market program, hosts farmer’s market at Goddard Park selling delicious and freshly-harvested local foods direct from the farm to your dinner table.

 Roger Williams Food Truck Fridays The Carousel campus at Roger Wiliams Park Zoo has a lot of open space and rolling hills shaded by trees, the perfect spot to grab dinner from a food truck and listen to music and entertainment during the park’s Food Truck Fridays event. If you miss this one, don’t worry. They’re going on every Friday till the fall.

Bring your own Improv This interactive improv show at the Warwick Center for the Arts welcomes voluntary audience participation! You can participate in one of three ways: applaud for a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or if you feel you’re ready, jump up and get involved with us on stage.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall The replica of the monument to the U.S. servicemembers lost in the Vietnam War opens today in an official ceremony at Rocky Point Park, 1:45 p.m. Mayor Frank Picozzi announced its arrival and assembly earlier today. “’I’m helping to assemble the “Traveling Vietnam War Memorial” at Rocky Point. The opening ceremony is set for 1:45 this afternoon! Come down and check it out. It will be at Rocky Point until Sunday at 5 p.m.”

Warwick Weekend Saturday:

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall The replica of the monument to the U.S. servicemembers lost in the Vietnam War is installed this weekend at Rocky Point Park. It will be at Rocky Point until Sunday at 5 p.m.
Apple Festival Visit Rocky Point Park between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for all things apple, including Apple Butter, Pecan Apple Butter, Apple Salsa, Apple Jam, Apple Hickory BBQ Sauce all available in the We Be Jammin store. The event will feature the 88th Army Band, food trucks, crafters, special character guests, touch a truck vehicles, and childrens activities. Free admission and Free parking.

Warwick Weekend Sunday:

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall The replica of the monument to the U.S. servicemembers lost in the Vietnam War is installed this weekend at Rocky Point Park. It will be at Rocky Point until Sunday at 5 p.m.
Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at [email protected] with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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