March 14th – All Saint’s Dance in the Barn
Let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day AND St. Patrick’s Day in one fun night!
From 8-11pm our Barn will be hopping with music, dancing, sweet treats and a cash bar. Wearing of the green (and pink!) is encouraged and there will be fun prizes and even a crowning of a King & Queen!
Space is limited, so order your tickets today via the PayPal link below, or call our office at: 401-254-1745
CALLING ALL SWEETHEART DANCE
Well, Mother Nature got us on our first try but we’re game to try again (and again)!
We are offering up TWO dances this go round and you, as ticket holders for our Sweetheart Dance, are first in line to choose your date! But reserve by date below- after that we open the doors and the let The Saints come Marching in.
See below for more details and CALL OR EMAIL NOW! 401-254-1745
PLEASE NOTE- TICKETS MUST BE (RE)BOOKED BY MARCH 5th
Looking to buy tickets? Remaining tickets will go on sale 3/6, once our Sweetheart ticket holders have had the opportunity to re-book. Check back with us soon!
Fireside Lectures Series
Presented in collaboration with the Bristol Historical & Preservation Society.
Don’t let the dark and chilly winter evenings keep you at home. Come warm up with us!
All lectures begin at 7pm and take place in our Barn. Light refreshments will be served. Handicapped accessible.
Members free • $5 for Non-Members
Upcoming lectures include:
Wednesday, March 12th at 7pm (Snow date: 3/19)
Commons, Cottages and Carousels: Rhode Island’s National Register
Presented by: Joanna M. Doherty
Discover the variety of Rhode Island properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the nation’s inventory of properties worth of preservation. Learn the benefits of a National Register listing and how it can encourage the protection of special places, like Mount Hope Farm, in your community. Joanna Doherty is Senior Architectural Historian, Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
Previous lectures in this series:
Wednesday, January 29th at 7pm
King Philip’s War: The War in Our Backyard
Presented by: Michael Tougias
Author Michael Tougias brings local history to life in his narrated slide presentation about King Philip’s War, which on a per capita basis was the bloodiest conflict in our nation’s history. The presentation will discuss the Indian way of life, Colonial settlements, and the events leading up to this cataclysmic war. Tougias is the co-author of King Philip’s War and the author of nineteen books.
Wednesday, February 12th at 7pm
Culture in Context: The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Presented by: Robert W. Preucel
The Haffenreffer Museum originated with the private collection of Rudolf F. Haffenreffer II, who founded the Museum in the early 20th century on the Mount Hope Grant in Bristol. Dr. Preucel, Director of the Museum and Professor of Anthropology at Brown University, will provide an overview of the history of the Museum and will discuss its collections, exhibitions and research.
Go Green at our Farmers Market all Winter Long
Just because the weather is cooler you don’t need to miss out on all the freshness at our Farmer’s Market! The Mount Hope Market is inside our heated barn for the season. Enjoy all your favorite vendors along with music & fun while staying cozy throughout the cooler seasons.