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Events Calendar 2018

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Art Shows

Artists for The Bay Show and Sale -- Providence

Dec 3, 2018 - Jan 26, 2019 Bay Center, 100 Save The Bay Drive Providence, RI

Come and browse the Providence Bay Center to see a variety of artwork, ranging from elegant seascapes to handcrafted jewelry. All participating artists are generously donating 50 percent of their sales to support Save The Bay’s advocacy, education and restoration work. (Mon.-Fri., ) between December 3 and January 26.

Children & Families

Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!

Nov 24, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts Providence, RI

This new, interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood.


Magnificent Bach with Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra

Nov 24, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018 See description below Providence and Woonsocket, RI

Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra begins its season with a concert featuring three exhilarating masterworks by J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 191, Gloria in excelsis Deo; The Magnificat, BWV 243; and Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068, with its famous “Air,” one of the most beloved movements in all of the master’s works.
Saturday, November 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Sts. Peter & Paul, 30 Fenner Street
Sunday, November 25, at 3 p.m. at St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center, 84 Cumberland Street, Woonsocket

Science & Nature

Newport Seal Watch Cruises 2018-19

Nov 10, 2018 - Apr 28, 2019 Bowen’s Ferry Landing, Market Square, Newport, RI

Join Save the Bay aboard an education vessels on a cruise through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360-degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. One-hour seal tours are entirely boat-based, while two-hour tours include a tour of Rose Island Lighthouse.



Nov 27, 2018 - Dec 3, 2018 Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street Providence, RI

This show transports us from the end of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert

Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 16, 2019 Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street Providence, RI

This concert features Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in high-definition while the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra performs John Williams’ otherworldly score.