On Saturday …
NK 5K: The 2013 NK5k takes place Saturday – a combination of a 5K run/walk and youth races of varying distances. All races start and finish at North Kingstown High School, 150 Fairway Drive. Youth races begin at 8:30 a.m. with the main event 5K stepping off at 10 a.m. Same-day registration starts at 8 a.m.
Casey Farm Market: Every Saturday morning (from 9 a.m. to noon), the farm holds a terrific farmers market. The farm itself is beautiful and the foods for sale are both that and delicious.
Walk at MorningStar Horse Farm: Visit a 57-acre working landscape that has been protected by the sale of development rights. The farm staff will briefly describe the farm's activities. Land Conservancy of North Kingstown volunteers will then lead a walk along some of the many trails in the forest land of the farm. Look for open pastures facing Tower Hill Rd. and the Morning Star Horse Farm sign at end of driveway. Sturdy footwear is also recommended. 3 p.m.
Abraham Lincoln in Providence: Providence Actor Robb Dimmick makes a rare appearance as Abraham Lincoln, 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in America, 75 North Main St., Providence. In recognition of the 150th anniversary of his enduring Gettysburg Address, Lincoln will recount his military life, ordeals as Commander in Chief, and the days leading up to his delivery of the address. Sponsored by the Roger Williams National Memorial, the performance will end with a stirring recitation of The Gettysburg Address. The event is free and open to the public.
On Sunday …International Rock Flipping Day: That’s right – flip a rock, find a bug today. You can do this on your own, or you can go to the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium in Providence.