Varnum Events & News

October 13: Varnum Continentals Annual Meeting. Election of Officers for 2014-2015. Speaker TBA. "Bring-a-friend-night." Varnum President Chris Feisthamel encourages all members to bring a friend to the October meeting. With so much to offer – a lively social hour, informative and engaging speakers, great steaks, and of course, the Armory and its collections – let's show friends and acquaintances what the Varnum organization is all about.

November 10: Varnum Members Meeting and steak fry. Speaker: Ron Barnes.

November 11: Veterans Day. The Varnum Continentals, RIM, will be marching in the East Greenwich Veterans Day Parade on Main Street. Not a uniformed member? No problem … we invite you to march with us in the "Veterans Corp." Look for more details next month.

December 8: Varnum Members Meeting and Steak Fry (speaker TBA).

Guns & Beer V (One Word … RIFLES!!!)

Autumn Beer Tasting Event on November 22

The Varnum Continentals' 5th Annual Autumn Beer Tasting will take place on Saturday, November 22, 2014, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Varnum Memorial Armory. This event will feature a wide range of artisan beers (from pilsners to porters) from American and international craft brewers as well as light appetizers.

Now in its 5th year, the Beer Tasting has become one of our most popular events, and it just keeps getting bigger and better. Bring a friend … bring a neighbor … enjoy the brews, tour the Armory's world-class collection of military memorabilia and armaments. Proceeds benefit our efforts to preserve history, promote patriotism, and provide education to young people and adults alike.

Tickets will be available at the October and November meetings and on-line. Advance tickets purchased online ( or at the meeting are $20 per person. Tickets sold at the door on event night are $25 per person.

Varnum Continentals Membership Calendar

-- Monday, October 6, 2014 -- Executive Committee Meeting

-- Monday, October 13, 2014 -- Varnum Continentals Annual Meeting


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