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September 2019

Stone Walls of New England

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center at Worcester, 3 Paul Clancy Way (GPS use 115 McKeon Road)
Worcester, MA 01607 United States
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Stone Walls of New England

Join Professor Robert Thorson, University of Connecticut, and author of Stone Walls of New England, to lean why rocks, stones and boulders continually appear in our yards and fields.  Discover when the first walls were constructed and why, who built them, and why those New England walls differ from other walls around the world.  You'll also learn what you can do to preserve the miles and miles of stone walls in the area.

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Canal Walk

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Captain Wilbur Kelly House, Kelly House, Blackstone River State Park, 1075 Lower River Road
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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Canal Walk

Join NPS Ranger Mark Mello for a Blackstone Canal walk,  where he will discuss its building, operation, and demise.  The tour will last about 45 minutes, with time for questions after. Bring sturdy footwear and water, and be prepared to walk about a half of a mile.

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National Bike Your Park Day with National Park Service Ranger

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Captain Wilbur Kelly House, Kelly House, Blackstone River State Park, 1075 Lower River Road
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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National Bike Your Park Day

Join a NPS ranger for a farm-to-farm bike ride to celebrate National Bike Your Park Day.  This trip features a short ride along the Blackstone River Bikeway that connect two former Londsdale Company Farms.  The ride will start at the Capt. Wilbur Kelly House Museum of Transportation and traverse the bikeway to the site of the old Lonsdale Drive-In. Riders will then return to the Kelly House. Approximately 7 miles, round trip. Helmets required.

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Prohibition Pub Crawl

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hotel Vernon, 16 Kelley Square
Worcester,
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Prohibition Pub Crawl

In the 1920's, Worcester's Hotel Vernon, Coney Island Hot Dogs, The Owl Tobacconist and more were the favorite haunts of Babe Ruth, Robert Benchley and many other 1920's notables. Join us as we explore The Roaring 20's in Worcester on our Prohibition Pub Crawl.  We'll begin at the Vernon and gain entrance to their secret speakeasy before continuing on to Nick's for period crafted cocktails. '20s inspired dress encouraged! Must be over 21.

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WaterFire Providence

September 28 @ 6:33 pm - 10:00 pm
Providence Waterway, 1 Financial Way
Providence,
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WaterFire

Visit this lighting of WaterFire and take in the spectacle of more than 80 braziers lighting up the river from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park, creating one of Rhode Island's largest tourist attractions.  This lighting includes the 2nd Annual Big Bang Science Fair presented by Brown University.

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Turner Reservoir Hike

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Pleasant Street Asphalt Parking Lot, 400 Pleasant Street
East Providence, RI 02916
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Turner Reservoir

Take a hike around the Turner Reservoir with Ernie Germani from BHC's Trail Ambassadors.  The reservoir was created in the 1930's from the Ten Mile River and features a 3-mile loop trail that is mostly wooded, but includes boardwalks and some road walking.  The guided hike includes a quick visit to Bridgham Farm before stopping by the dam and waterfall. This hike will be done at a relaxed pace and should take about two hours.  Bring your camera as there…

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Daniels Farmstead – Antique Tractor and Truck Show

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Daniels Farmstead, 286 Mendon St
Blackstone,
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Antique Tractor and Truck

The annual Antique Tractor and Truck show returns to the Daniels Farmstead farmer's market.  Shop for locally-made products and fresh, local produce and enjoy the antique trucks and tractors. Snack bar available too!

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Canal Walk Series – Part 5

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Blackstone River Greenway, 2 Hope St
Millville,
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Canal Walk Series

In this Canal Walk Series (1-5), enjoy a guided walk to explore different sections of the Blackstone River & Canal Heritage State Park.  Learn the canal's historical and cultural significance and its role in the farm-to-factory transformation of the Blackstone River Valley. All ages welcome. Hike approximately two miles.

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Play Ball! Early Baseball in the Blackstone Valley

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center at Worcester, 3 Paul Clancy Way (GPS use 115 McKeon Road)
Worcester, MA 01607 United States
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Baseball in the Blackstone Valley

Did you know we’ve been playing baseball in the Blackstone Valley since the early 1800s?  Come play a version of baseball that kids in Worcester played in the 1820s.  Learn about some early Worcester stars and earn a Junior Ranger badge. Suitable for children 6 and up. Equipment not needed.

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Hike from Mass Audubon Broad Meadow Brook to BHC Visitor Center at Worcester

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mass Audubon Broad Meadow Brook, 414 Massasoit Rd
Worcester,
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Broad Meadow Brook

Start at Broad Meadow Brook and enjoy a nice hike through the sanctuary on the Smiley Face Trail to the Blackstone River Bikeway.  From there we will walk up to the new Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center and explore the new boardwalks of the adjacent Blackstone Gateway Park.  Hike is 4 miles total and easy walking. No steep terrain. A van will be waiting to drive participants back to the starting point at the Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and…

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