Aldersbridge Communities will hold its annual 2018 Harvest Time Fair on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at its Winslow Gardens (40 Irving Avenue) and Linn Health & Rehabilitation (30 Alexander Avenue) locations in East Providence.
The adjoining locations will be transformed into a festive and colorful indoor shopping mecca – perfect for holiday gift-buying needs. Attendees can wind their way through the many rooms filled with items for sale including handmade crafts, jewelry, books, specialty coasters, furniture, search for treasures at the White Elephand tables, holiday shop, and more. A bake shop and ice cream shop will be open for those who have a sweet tooth. “Winslow Wonka’s” candy shop will feature nostalgic treats and freshly made cotton candy, sure to bring back memories of childhood.
New this year are private tarot card readings by Maxine Hutchins, and a flu shot clinic taking place on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to noon at Linn Health & Rehabilitation for anyone 18 years of age and older.
The Harvest Time Fair features a silent auction with bidding beginning Friday and concluding on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. To date, auction packages include luggage, theatre tickets, and an autographed Red Sox baseball. There are three major raffles taking place to win a liquor basket ($800 value), shopping cart (175 pounds of food), and money tree to win cash.
In the Winslow Garden Dining Room, a hearty spaghetti dinner will be offered on Friday night from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for $10 per person. Lunch is available for purchase in the Winslow Gardens Dining Room on Saturday from 11:00 am to 2:00 p.m. featuring chowder & Portuguese soup, hot and cold sandwiches, pizza, doughboys and more.
Event sponsors are BayCoast Bank (Joy Sponsor), Coast2Coasters (Table Sponsor), Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, Jonathan Almond Artworks, Mega, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island,Tarot Card Readings by Maxine Hutchins and United Way of Rhode Island.
Raffle and dinner tickets can be purchased ahead of time at the Winslow Gardens front desk or the reception desk at Linn Health & Rehabilitation or onsite. All proceeds from the Harvest Time Fair benefit Aldersbridge Communities’ elder housing and activities programming for residents of Winslow Gardens assisted and independent living, Linn Health & Rehabilitation and Arbor Hill assisted living.