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5 Things: Beach, Arts and Benedict Arnold

Five things for Friday in Tiverton and Little Compton.

Weather: Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 68. Friday night will be mostly clear with patches of fog, according to the National Weather Service.

1. Get up early and join The Nature Conservancy in Rhode Island for the last beach walk of the season! Enjoy the early fall as we discuss the beach ecosystem and migrating birds. 

Meet us at the far end of South Shore Beach Parking Lot at 7:30 a.m.

2. Topnotch bluegrass and country music returns to Sandywoods in Tiverton on Friday, September 21st, when Four Bridges will play at the Sandywoods Center for the Arts. FOUR BRIDGES is Jeremy Place (mandolin, guitar, vocals), John Almeida (fiddle, vocals), Ben Marshall (banjo, guitar, vocals) & Russ Hermansen (bass). Together, they make up a traditional and contemporary bluegrass band that excels in hard-driving bluegrass with hot instrumentals and soaring harmonies. Save the date and wear your dancing shoes!  

3. The Sakonnet Collective 2012 Summer Series: Part 4 

Please join us for a night of celebrating art! Opening reception for the finale of our Summer Series.

Featuring: Meredith Birch and Stephen Kinnane

4. The Russian kettlebell is well known for setting fat on fire, sculpting, toning, strengthening and increasing flexibility in the body!

Experience the power of this incredible tool! Head to the ABC Studio at Four Corners Fitness for class 8 a.m.

5. On this day in 1780, during the American Revolution, American General Benedict Arnold meets with British Major John Andre to discuss handing over West Point to the British, in return for the promise of a large sum of money and a high position in the British army. The plot was foiled and Arnold, a former American hero, became synonymous with the word "traitor."

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