This Weekend: Benefit 5K, Old Fashioned Days, Orange Crate Derby
Here are five things you should know heading into this weekend in Bristol and Warren. The weather should be mostly sunny with temperatures in the low 70s.
- Sunday is Father's Day, which began in 1910 but was not officially observed until 1972. Read about the history of this day here.
- Bristol 4th of July activiites include Old-Fashioned Days at Bristol Town Common Saturday and the Orange Crate Derby on Sunday on Bay View Avenue.
- Admission is free to several attractions in Newport County, and two in Bristol, on Sunday and Monday.
- Saturday, the "Get Off Your Can 5K" to benefit the East Bay Food Pantry is Saturday at Colt State Park.
- The CVS Caremark Charity Golf Classic begins Sunday at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington.