Events Calendar - 2022

Find a multitude of fun events and great things to do, including weekend events, throughout the year, like music; festivals; comedy; outdoor fun; boat cruises; excursions for families and kids; food, wine and beer tastings. Weather is no problem; lots of things to do happen indoors.
Be sure to check out the listings of year-round Fairs & Festivals throughout New England. See also, Great Things to Do.

COVID-19 mask and social distancing requirements are still in place at some entertainment venues and live events and festivals in New England. Please check with each venue before purchasing tickets or attending an event.

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Festival of Illumination 2022: Once Upon at Time - September 1 to December 31 at Southwick's Zoo in Mendon, MA

All Ages

WaterFire 2022 – Providence RI

Apr 9, 2022 - Dec 3, 2022 Various locations, Providence, RI


Waterfire is a festive urban celebration of light and music. Explore on foot as warm bonfires dot the rivers of downtown Providence, set to atmospheric song.
  • April 9: Basin lighting, 7:20 p.m.
  • April 27: Basin lighting, 6 p.m.
  • May 13: Partial lighting (Memorial Park), 7:26 p.m.
  • June 4: Full lighting, 8:16 p.m.
  • June 10: Partial lighting (Waterplace Park), 8:20 p.m.
  • June 25: Full lighting, 8:25 p.m.
  • June 30: Full lighting, 8:06 p.m.
  • August 13: Full lighting, 7:38 p.m.
  • August 27: Full lighting, 7:27 p.m.
  • September 3: Partial lighting (Waterplace Park), 7:16 p.m.
  • September 24: Full lighting, 6:39 p.m.
  • November 5: Full lighting, 5:35 p.m.
  • December 3: Partial lighting (Waterplace Park), 4:15 p.m.
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Children & Families

Blithewold Homeschool Days – Bristol RI

Sep 27, 2022 - May 30, 2023 101 Ferry Road, Bristol, RI

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum hosts a fun and educational Homeschool Day on the last Tuesday of each month from September through May. The themes for each month are as follows: September 27, games; October 25, trees; November 29, nature; December 27, A Life in Service; January 31, the Arts & Crafts Movement; February 28, art; March 28, wildlife and ecosystems; April 25, flowers; May 30, pollinators. Guided tours of the Mansion and Grounds will be available at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  and are limited to 20 people including children.