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Five Things, August 6: Food On Wheels, Photo Deadline and More

Today is Tuesday, August 6, 2013 and here are five things you should know about.

SK Farmers' Market: Skip the grocery store tonight and pick up some fresh fruits, veggies and baked goods at South Kingstown's outdoor Farmers' Market at Marina Park! From 2-6 p.m. each Tuesday through October, the Park will host the community market that also offers plants, handmade handbags and more. Click here for more information and to view a list of featured vendors.

South County Photo Contest (Deadline is Tomorrow!): Share your favorite South County moments captured in time by entering your local photos in this year's Annual South County Photo Contest!  Be it of people, places, or events; of any season; of Charlestown, Coventry, E. Greenwich, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, N. Kingstown, Richmond, S. Kingstown, W. Greenwich, or Westerly - enter to win the 1st Place $1,000 cash prize, $500 second place cash prize, $250 third place cash prize or one of five Runner-Up $50 prizes! Photos must be submitted by 5 p.m. on August 7 in person or by mail to: South County Tourism Council, 4808 Tower Hill Road, Suite 101, Wakefield, RI 02879. Click here for the official entry form and rules.

"Like" Us! Do you spend a lot of time on Facebook? Get frequent updates from Narragansett-South Kingstown Patch while you play Farmville, stalk your exes and procrastinate about whatever it is you should be doing! Click here to "like" the Narragansett Patch Facebook page or here for the South Kingstown page (or both!)

Food Trucks at the Beach: Head to Narragansett Town Beach tonight from 6 - 10 p.m. for dinner from some of the regions local food trucks. Vendors include Eddie's BBQ, Go-Spresso, Pizza by Fire, Roxy's Lobster, Shuckin' Truck, and Blue Lobster.

Botanical Garden Tour: From 5-6 p.m. this evening and every Tuesday through September, a guided tour of the URI Botanical Gardens and Horridge Conservatory will be offered by the University. Take a stroll through the garden with Head Gardener Gabrielle Torphy and Brian Maynard, Professor of Horticulture. Participants will meet at 5 p.m. at the Outreach Center Gazebo (3 East Alumni Ave., Kingston). Suggested donation is $5, children under 14 are free.

To find more things to do today, check out our event listings.

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