Summer’s End was back Friday for the 23rd year. Here are a few photos from the evening. (The event is run by the Summer’s End nonprofit organization. If you would like to be part of that industrious group, or to donate, click here.)

The Tor Guides, the winners of the Race tot he Stage competition.

The Varnum Continentals presenting the colors, as they have for each of the 23 Summer’s End concerts.

The Navy Band.

Providence singer-songwriter Alison Giuliano.

Summer’s End means picnics and music for the adults, hang out time for the kids.

Former School Resource Officer Steve Branch. Friday marked his final day with the EGPD. Good luck in Arizona, Steve!

Lindsay Sampson, who grew up in North Kingstown, is half of the Boston duo Visiting Wine.

Visting Wine.

Jackie and Steve Granja of Cowesett with their picnic spread.

Summer’s End board members, from left, Karen Cammuso, Tom Perrelli, Jessica Granatiero, Mike Dexter and Tulay Lawton.

These two were having lots of fun dancing and playing in front of the stage during the opening acts.

Matthew, who just started kindergarten, was there for the early acts at Summer’s End Friday.

 

Jesse Tolppa, another one of the Race to the Stage winners.