Fairs and Festivals -- Music, food, dance, art, ethnic, children's celebrations

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Village Green, Route 116 North Scituate, RI Phone:

October 10-12, 2015

Guests of all ages can appreciate this 48-year-old gathering of fine artists and craftspeople on the town green. From original modern art to one-of-a-kind antique treasures, this outdoor celebration of fine art features hundreds of vendors and displays. Take in the sights, sounds, and scents of fall in New England. Artists from all over the country will be here in idyllic Scituate for a day of fun. Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

India Point Park, India Street Providence, RI Phone:

October 17-18, 2015

Join Oktoberfest at this new venue in Providence. This is a reunion to enjoy our little slice of Bavaria in Rhode Island. Seasonal brews, and savory German cuisine compliment the lively and spirited sound of music spilling from the Biergartens. General admission event, no reserved seating, re-entry is allowed. For guests age 21 and older.Time: Saturday, noon-8 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Admission: Saturday, $20 in advance and $25 day of the event; Sunday, $17 or $20; weekender pass $30 or $40.