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November 1

*Historic Foodways and Hearth Cooking Workshop, Bristol

November 1-2

*24th Annual Indoor Powwow, Warwick

November 2

*5th Annual Chocolate Brunch, Newport

November 4

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

November 6

*Victorian Furniture: Design Run Amok or Inspired Creativity?, Providence

November 7-9

*Library Book Sale, Barrington

November 8

*WaterFire, Providence

*Hearth Cooking at Slater Mill, Pawtucket

*2nd Annual Rhode Island Authors Expo, West Warwick

*Historic Foodways and Hearth Cooking Workshop, Bristol

*More events

October 31st in Rhode Island history

1765

*Governor (1762-1763, 1765-1767) Samuel Ward is the only colonial governor to refuse to take the Stamp Act Oath.

1843

*Thomas W. Dorr returns to Rhode Island and surrenders himself to the government. The reward having lapsed, nobody could get any money by his surrender.

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