Food trucks, steak dinner and lemonade: Five things to know for a tasty weekend in Burrillville

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Fun at the farmer’s market

The Burrillville Farmer’s Market will be open on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., offering guests a chance to enjoy and purchase local food, art and music.

This week, Alyssa Iadarola will be on hand with information about her new Tinkergarten program, and will offer guests a sample of what the class is all about, playing with forest putty and putting on a scavenger hunt with prizes

Read more about the program here.

Drink up and help the Burrillville Animal Shelter

Also on Saturday, Mapleville 8th-grader Ben St. Pierre will hold his 10th annual lemonade stand to raise funds for the Burrillville Animal Shelter. The fundraiser will be held at 90 Maureen Circle from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include face painting, baked goods and raffles, including a handmade quilt donated by the shelter.

Read more about the event here.

Steak at the farm

Mapleville Farm will host a farm-to-table event on Sunday, Aug. 18 focused on steak. The series allows guests to enjoy a fresh meal at the quaint venue. Tickets cost $35 for the meal, which will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and can be purchased maplevillefarm.com or at the farm shop. For more information call (401) 568-0455.

Food trucks and live music 

PVD Food Trucks will be back at the Assembly Theatre grounds at 3 p.m. on Sunday starting at 3 p.m., offering guests a variety of delicious options, along with the chance to enjoy beer, wine and live music outdoors. This week, enjoy music by the DeLoreans, playing songs to sing and dance to, from the 50’s to now.

Egg shoot

Guests won’t be eating eggs, but will get a chance to shoot them at Wallum Lake Rod and Gun Club’s 200-Yard Centerfire Egg Shoot on Sunday, Aug. 18.

Registration is at 8 a.m. and the shoot begins at 9 a.m. with a $10 entry fee.

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