DOUGH KIDS: Enjoying dough boys in the amusement area of the St. Mary’s Feast were Macy Casale, 7, and her brother Marco, 10.
LADIES AUXILIARY: The members of the St. Mary’s Feast Society Ladies Auxiliary are seen aboard their float during the procession on Sunday.
GETTING READY: Mayor Ken Hopkins waits with the crowd outside St. Mary’s Church in Knightsville for the beginning of the candlelight procession held Friday evening.
FUN WITH THE CROWD: Steve Smith from the band Steve Smith and the Nakeds, which performed Friday night at the St. Mary’s Feast, had some fun with audience member Stan Colasante and his friend Marisa Castello.
LOCAL HEADLINERS: One of the headliners at St. Mary’s Feast was the local band Mad Hatter, which performed Saturday night on the main stage.
SACRED TRADITION: Waiting for the procession after the St. Mary’s Mass at 10 a.m. Sunday were a group of friends and relatives who have sat at the same location for the feast for more than 35 years. Pictured are, standing, Denise Manni, Kellie Costa and Cal Kitson, and, seated, Dolores O’Brien and Donna Charpentier, who is holding a photo of her and Denise Manni’s parents.
PROUD FALCONS: The Cranston High School West Falconettes and Westernettes took part in the Sunday procession at St. Mary’s Feast.
CLOWNING AROUND: The Rhode Island Shriners Clowns entertained onlookers as they walked in the procession on Sunday.
THE MADONNA: The traditional carrying of the Madonna is seen during the St. Mary’s Feast procession, held after the 10 a.m. Mass on Sunday.
RIDING ALONG: Lily Tanner, 5, enjoys her car ride at the amusement section at St. Mary’s Feast on Sunday.
OUT FOR A RIDE: Families enjoy one of the carnival rides at this
GAMES OF CHANCE: Throwing darts at balloons for prizes are Gia Capirchio, 6, and her brother Dante, 9, as their father looks on.
SHOW OF DEVOTION: Filomena Lavoie, 94, has attended the St. Mary’s Feast every year of her life. Here, she shows her devotion to the Madonna.