The fall features a diverse lineup of programs at the Lippitt House Museum, built for Rhode Island Governor Henry Lippitt in 1865 and home to four generations of the Lippitt family. In addition to weekly hours on Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m., the museum offers programs, lectures and special tours designed to engage visitors of all ages. The fall season programming kicks off on Saturday, September 16:

Saturday, Sept. 16 
Third Saturday at the Museum
10 a.m.–2 p.m. | $10 per person, Free for Children (under 12) and Active Military
Visit the museum and learn about dining traditions and etiquette in the 2017 exhibit, The Art of Dining: A Taste of Providence's Golden Age. Enjoy a guided tour with one of our knowledgeable docents or explore at your own pace with the museum's self-guided tour. Visit the hands-on Lippitt Lab and explore unusual Victorian dining implements.

Saturday, Sept. 16 
Foxtrot Music: A Family Concert in the Garden
2:30-3:30 p.m. | Free Admission
Bring the kids for a whole body, mind and heart experience! Enjoy an interactive concert featuring singing, puppetry and hands-on exploration of musical instruments. The concert is held outside in the Lippitt House Museum's garden.

Thursday, Oct. 12
Lost Providence Author Talk with David Brussat
6:30 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Talk | $5 per person, Free for Preserve RI Members
Illustrated talk chronicles the trials and triumphs of Providence’s urban development — from lost buildings to urban renewal. 

Saturday, Nov. 18
Behind-the-Scenes Tour
10 a.m. | $15 per person
A special behind-the-scenes tour of the Lippitt House Museum offers visitors a chance to hear the lesser-known stories of servants living and working in the house. An exclusive tour led by the museum director shows how the "other half" lived in this Victorian-era mansion.

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