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A Grande Fete by the River
Old Slater Mill
Pawtucket, RI
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Join us for a fabulous evening of ambiance, dancing, cocktails and locally-sourced hors d'oeuvres, a clever silent auction and wine grab, and a memorable night at historic Old Slater Mill.

Local Latin fare from La Casona, Churiscarria Marques, Caprichos Antioquenos, and Lleras Grille.

Local celeb Klem Klimek of NRBQ fame, and star of the 1988 film "(It's a) Complex World" and his quartet The Buddy System, will liven the mill with live R & B and dance music.

Fun and plentiful silent auction prizes, including "Grab a Beer with Mayor Grebien," artwork from Slater Mill exhibitions, an 18th century Spinning Wheel, dinner and theater combos, and more.

Proceeds benefit the Educational Scholarship Program of the Old Slater Mill Association, which provides free and reduced rate programs for all students.


1)  Lets Take this Baby for a Spin
     19th c. wooden spinning wheel
     Spinning Lessons with master artisan David Westcott
     One year membership in the R.I. Spinners Guild
     Free on-site Spinning Wheel rental
     One pound assorted color Dursin & Sons Merino Wool roving

2)  Oh to be Young Again
     Admission for 5  Providence Childrens Museum
     2 Slater Mill Youth T-Shirts
     2 Slater Mill Activity Books
     Jump Rope
     4 Slater Mill color-changing pencils
     Rock Candy assortment

3)  Its Only Rock and Roll
     Two private one-hour drum lessons with Marty Richards
     Two J.Geils Band LPs autographed by Jay Geils
     Slater Mill JAZZ poster, autographed by Jay Geils
     Marty Richards signed drumstix from J.Geils Band in Detroit

4)  Join the Evolution, Pawtucket!
     Admission for 2  The Gamm Theater
     Murphys Law Gift Certificate
     Admission for 2  Slater Mill museum
     Foolproof Ale 4-pack
     Private tour of the new TEN31 studio for 4

5)  Only 203 Shopping Days until
     Bottle of Red Wine in a Christmas Gift Bag
     Admission for 4 A Christmas Carol at the Stadium Theater
     Slater Mill 2004 Commemorative Tree Ornament
     Christmas Book & CD from Slater Mill Museum Store

6)  You MADE That??
     3 skeins Berroco Ultimate Alpaca yarn
     Assortment of 8 pattern books
     Sylvanus Brown Hat Kit
     Needles and accessories
     Printed copy of Weekend Knitting from Knitting Weekend

7)  The Ghosts that Haunt Us
     Private paranormal investigation of the Mill for 8 people,
      led by renowned ghost hunters Carl & Keith Johnson
     Paranormal Realities, Vol. 1 & 2, autographed by author      
       Keith Johnson
     Bottle of Apothic Red wine

8)  A Healthy Dose of Culture, a la R.I.
     Admission for 2  Festival Ballet
     Admission for 2  Slater Mill JAZZ
     Admission for 2  Second Story Theater

9)  You Crack Me Up
     Admission for 2, 2 Drinks + 1 Appetizer- Comedy Connection
     Four-pack Foolproof Ale
     Two Slater Mill Beer Glasses
10)  I Cant Stop Laughing!
     Admission for 2, 2 Drinks + 1 Appetizer Comedy Connection
     Bottle of Red Wine
     Two Slater Mill Wine Glasses

11)  Those Were the Daze
     Admission for 2 - John Brown House
     Arcadia Publishing Benefit Street Book
     R.I. Antiques Mall Gift Certificate
     Samuel Slater, Father of American Manufactures
     2 Bottles of Atwater Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale

12)  You Outta Be in Pictures
     Exclusive Slater Mill purse by Kent Stetson
     Slater Mill limited print, autographed by Maxwell Mays
     Slater Mill post card assortment
     Slater Mill gold note cards
     Slater Mill compact
     Take your own pictures! Admission for 4 to Slater Mill
13. Aurea: The Alchemy of Music and Words
     Admission for 5 to an Aurea performance
     Bottle of wine
     "On Waves of Sound"-Aurea CD

14)  Untie Me! - Contents of 4 x 4 cage of rope
     manufactured at Neocorp Pawtucket

15)  Jack + Cookie - Vibrant color block handbag with
     integrated clutch, by Jack + Cookie

16)  Grab a Beer with the Mayor! - Have a beer (or two) with
     Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien at a local establishment

17)  Framed original charcoal drawing, by Fred Hallal (1929-2015)

18)  Framed David Macauley Slater Mill poster,
     autographed by David Macauley

19)  Framed limited edition photograph by Lewis Hine (1874-1940)
     from Slater Mill exhibition

20)  Family Membership to RISD Museum
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Old Slater Mill (View)
67 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
United States


Education > Tours
Music > R&B
Other > Fundraisers

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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