Before you start that barbeque and get into your favorite beverages, treat yourself to a visit to the Museum of Work and Culture, where the spirit of Labor Day is celebrated every day.
On Monday, the museum tucked away in Woonsocket’s historic mill district, holds its annual Open House. Admission is free on Labor Day.
The museum is one of the few in the U.S. that documents and celebrates working people, unions and their struggles. It is also a repository for the French-Canadian immigrant experience in the Blackstone Valley.
The museum provides an educational Labor Day experience that will enlighten the young and old alike.
This year’s theme is baseball. Two Woonsocket natives were professional baseball stars and are enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. – Nap Lajoie, a second-baseman and catcher Gabby Hartnett.