South County Antique Auto Show

After a one year hiatus, the popular South County Antique Auto Show will be back at the Barn on Matunuck Beach Road on July 7th beginning at noon. The show, formerly the Perryville Day Antique Auto Show, drew almost 1500 people and over 100 antique cars to the grounds at the Barn in 2011. Save… Read more »

New Self-Guided Weeden Farm Hike

Here’s a great new hike that’s perfect for a spring day! Hike around Weeden Farm following Doug McGovern’s wonderful new stone wall guide to the geology of the rocks and stones in the beautiful walls that have been restored by SKLT’s own “Rock Stars”. The guide can be found at the kiosk in the parking… Read more »

Plans for a Natural Sculpture Garden Grow at Green Hill

At the corner of Green Hill Beach Road and Matunuck Schoolhouse Road is a 22 acre parcel of land that is outstanding for its lush beauty—nurtured by a cold-water brook as it flows down from Factory Pond to Green Hill Pond and the ocean. Much of the eastern part of the property is a shrub… Read more »

URI Master Gardeners Install Purple Martin Domicile at Weeden Farm

Last September, a crack crew of Rudi’s Rangers (aka URI Master Gardener Volunteers under the direction of Rudi Hempe) installed a two-level specially designed and built, deluxe Purple Martin house in the field in front of SKLT’s Barn in Matunuck. Modeled closely after the Barn itself, this mini-condo can accommodate up to 16 martin families…. Read more »