‘Painted rooms of the East Bay’

The Bristol Historical & Preservation Society will be hosting a lunch  buffet followed by a talk: “Painted rooms of the East Bay, Rhode Island: Bristol and Newport Counties before 1840,” with artist and art historian Ann Eckert Brown. Please note: reservations are due by Thursday, Jan. 23. Mail checks to BH&PS, Box 356, Bristol, RI 02809.
WHERE: Linden Place Ballroom, 500 Hope St., Bristol
WHEN: 12:30 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 26
COST: $35
MORE INFO: 401/253-7223; www.bhpsri.org.