1. The Wickford Village "scarecrow competition" starts this weekend as Wicked Week kicks off in the village. Get your votes in for best scarecrow by Oct. 31. Learn more here.
2. Allie's Tack & Feed hosts an event benefiting the North Kingstown Animal Shelter this Saturday. Raffle tickets will be sold through Oct. 20. The raffle and event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Allie's. Learn more here.
3. The First Baptist Church of North Kingstown is celebrating its 230th anniversary. Join the church for a celebration concert on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m., followed by refreshments. Learn more here.
4. Carving a sweet pumpkin for Halloween? Post your handiwork and enter to win a $25 gift certificate here. Submit your photo and learn more here.
5. Today: showers with possible thunderstorms and highs near 68. Tonight: showers and possible thunderstorms with lows around 59. Tomorrow: showers and thunderstorms possible with highs around 69.