Explorer Riverboat Tours on the Blackstone River depart every Sunday through Oct. 20, from Central Falls Landing on Madeira Avenue, Central Falls, at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. A tour guide explains the ecology of the river and surrounding wetlands interspersed with stories about the people and history of the region. Adults $10, seniors and children $8. “Free Sundays” are the last Sunday of every month sponsored by Citizens Bank. Call 401-724-2200.
MacColl YMCA, 26 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln, RI [Map]
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; racing starts at 9:30 a.m. Downhill diecast racing for adults and children, plus vendor tables, raffles. Admission 50 cents. Also, a Touch-a-Truck event in the YMCA parking lot! Call Jeremy at 401-248-1625 or visit ljlrc.com.
Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club, 200 Brook Road, Harrisville, RI [Map]
Activities for adults include archery, skeet, trap, rifle, and pistol shooting. For kids there will be a wagon ride, turkey shoot, balloon shoot, bounce toys, pie- eating contest, and fishing. Tethered hot air balloon rides, weather permitting. Demonstrations in martial arts, Zumba dance, chainsaw carving, hunting dog field trial, remote control helicopters. Music by the Gale County Band. Food, arts and crafts, and other vendors, blood drive, and more. 10 a.m. to dusk. Call 401-568-7171.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Daniels Farmstead, 286 Mendon St., Blackstone, Mass. [Map]
Antique tractors and farm equipment show at 10 a.m., farmers market, food, tours of the historic farmhouse noon-3 p.m., silent auction until 4 p.m., John Burrow's Cocabanana Band at 1:30 p.m.; Claflin Hill Symphony at 4 p.m., and more. Free admission; parking fee of $5 benefits the historic property. Call 508-883-5316 or visit www.danielsfarmstead.org.
11:15 am to 3:00 pm
Every Sunday through Oct. 6, rain or shine. 286 Mendon St., Blackstone, Mass. House tours available from noon to 3 p.m. Visit www.danielsfarmstead.org .
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
One of Rhode Island’s longest-running folk music and heritage-arts festivals, featuring folk and ethnic musicians and dancers, artists and more. Performers include members of Magnolia, The Greg Abate Quartet, Joyce Katzberg & Jimmy Warren, Zimmerman and more. Free. Part of the Pawtucket Arts Festival, www.pawtucketartsfestival.org ,
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free lunch, kids arts and crafts, bouncy house, games for adults and kids. 500 Smithfield Road, Woonsocket. Call the Rev. Henryk Wos at 401-762-3072.
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post, 159 Fountain St., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
Dinner, plus raffles, split-the-pot, entertainment and more. All proceeds go to Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter.
Every Sunday. Doors will open at noon. Food and refreshments will be available. Call Cecile at 401-935-8919. Fairmount Manor, 525 2nd Ave., Woonsocket.
Held every Sunday at 2 p.m. The first two Sundays of the month are held at Four Corners Community Chapel, 200 Angell Road, Cumberland. The second two Sundays are at Emerald Bay Manor, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road. Call 401-333-5815.