Here some things to do in and around Barrington this weekend, Nov. 1-3.
The Friends of the Barrington Public Library hold their annual used-book sale in the Senior Center. A fundraising benefit opens the sale on Friday from 6:30 to 9 pm. The free sale runs on Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and on Sunday from noon to 3 pm. Thousands of gently used books, all sorted by categories, will be on sale for prices that range from 50 cents to a couple of dollars each.
St. Andrew’s School, 63 Federal Road, hosts an Artisan Craft Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2, starting at 9 am. The festival will feature a variety of hancrafted items from vendors all over the region. Among the crafts: jewelry, clothing, ceramics, pet toys, candles, pottery, baby items, knitted hats, handbags, stained glass, doorknockers, Christmas decorations and much more. The festival cafe will serve breakfast, lunch and Blount Seafood soups.
Experience the Enchantment of Korea on Saturday at 1 pm in the Barrington Public Library. A multimedia presentation will bring to life Korea's rich and unique cultural heritage, from colorful art to modern Korea. The presentation includes a documentary film about Korean artifacts and industry and the reenactment of a traditional Korean wedding. Participants will also enjoy a traditional Korean meal prepared by members of the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project. Works of art, including paintings, objects, and costumes, will be on display. The Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project is a not-for-profit organization that was formed in 2005 to promote Korean history and culture to the wider world.
Tour by bus on Saturday afternoon historic sites in in Barrington, Warren and Swansea that relate to the founding of the First Baptist Church in Swansea. The 1 pm tour starts and ends at the church at 21 Baptist St., Swansea. For reservations, call Robyn at 508-679-8921. Refreshments will follow the tour. Cost is $15.
Super Dog Adoption Day on Saturday will feature more than 150 dogs and puppies looking for loving families to adopt them. Make a same-day adoption with a pre-approved application at AlwaysAdopt.com. The event includes free admission with on site veterinarians, dog trainers and adoption counselors. It starts at 10 am at Clark Farms, 2984 Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry Highway, Matunuck.