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Events Calendar - 2019

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Art Shows

Foundry Artists Show & Sale -- Pawtucket RI

Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 13, 2019 Pawtucket Armory, 172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket, RI

Convenient holiday shopping with a wide range of unique gifts, fine art, functional crafts, and original designs from over 65 local artisans. Free parking. Free Admission. No sales tax. Dates: December 5, 6, 7, 8, 13.

Arts & Crafts Shows

Holiday Crafts Festival at Communicyt College of Rhode Island -- Warwick RI

Nov 29, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019 Community College of Rhode Island, 400 East Avenue Warwick, RI

Find unique gifts for everyone on your list, all handcrafted by Ocean State artisans. Santa and Mrs. Claus will in attendance as well. item donation for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

WaterFire Holiday Art & Craft Festival -- Providence RI

Nov 30, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019 WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley Street, Providence, RI

come to the WaterFire Arts Center in the Valley Street neighborhood and enjoy handmade works by local artists, live music, and local food.

Audubon Holiday Craft Fair -- Smithfield RI

Dec 7, 2019 - Dec 7, 2019 Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield, RI

 AUDUBON CRAFT SALE Local vendors will be selling nature and wildlife related wares like jewelry, ornaments, stationery. Browse , sip warm cider and enter the raffle for a chance to win a handcrafted items donated by our artisans.


Making Spirits Bright: Cocktail + Truffle Making Class

Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 5, 2019 Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road (Route 138) Middletown, RI

Join Newport Vineyards for a delicious, festive evening with our Executive Chef Andy Teixeira and cocktail expert Brenna Leveille as they take guests on a truffle-making and cocktail-creating journey.


Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show With Gordon Baker-Bone -- Middletown RI

Nov 30, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019 Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road (Route 138) Middletown, RI

Host and comedian Jeremy Furtado welcomes comedians from around the region including headliner Gordon Baker-Bone. Baker-Bone has been performing around the New York/New Jersey area and is poised to become a top comedian of his generation. His comedy can be described as a clever and witty that connects with people on all levels.

Tammy Pescatelli -- East Greenwich RI

Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019 Odeum, 59 Main Street East Greenwich, RI

Tammy Pescatelli brings a bold female voice to the subject of sports, television, dating and family life.

DIY Gifts & Crafts

Make Your Own Evergreen Wreath -- Saunderstown RI

Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 1, 2019 Casey Farm, 2325 Boston Neck Road, Saunderstown, RI

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Make an evergreen wreath from scratch with guidance from the master gardener at Casey Farm. Casey Farm will serve hot cider, Christmas treats, and all craft materials; you bring your holiday cheer. Advance tickets required. Please call for more information.

Sea Glass Ornament Making Workshop -- Bristol RI

Dec 8, 2019 - Dec 8, 2019 Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street Bristol, RI

Come create a beautiful ornament with sea glass found on local beaches. Program includes all materials. Find something special on the beach? Bring that too! This class fills quickly, please register early.


Short Short Story Film Festival -- Providence RI

Nov 30, 2019 - Nov 30, 2019 Acoustic Java Café & Microcinema, 204 south Main Street, Providence, RI

The Short Short Story Film Festival includes live-action and animated films that tell a story in less than six minutes. The first program, “Heartstrings,” screens at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The second program, “Headtrip,” screens at 3:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Guided Tours

Newport History Tours -- Newport RI

Aug 5, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019 Tours depart from 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI

Learn about Newport’s fascinating Colonial history by walking the streets with an expert with Newport History Tours, which conducts several walking tours from spring through fall. The flagship tour, Discover Colonial Newport, tells stories of revolution and ruin and struggles for liberty among Newport’s people. Rogues and Scoundrels explores where scoundrels lived and where pirates profited. Golden to Gilded describes the city’s transformation from the Colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony. Tour schedules.


Music at Pump House Music Works -- Wakefield RI

Sep 26, 2019 - Dec 29, 2019 Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown ROAD, Wakefield, RI

A guitar-makers’ workshop by day, a venue for live music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, the Pump House welcomes everything from folk to bluegrass to jazz, punk and big band. Fun, casual and welcoming music in a real old stone pump house. See website for schedule.

Gilberto Santa Rosa -- Cranston RI

Nov 23, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019 Park Theatre, 848 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI

Gilberto Santa Rosa is loved as one of the most successful Latin music vocalists in the world.

Adam Ezra Group -- East Greenwich RI

Nov 23, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019 Odeum, 59 Main Street East Greenwich, RI

For their most recent release, "Hurricane Wind," the Adam Ezra Group fans shared the music for free with over 5000 people over the course of two weeks.

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band -- West Kingston RI

Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019 Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston, RI

The Beaver Brown Band is unquestionably one of the greatest and most successful acts in Rhode Island music history.

Everclear -- East Greenwich RI

Jan 16, 2020 - Jan 16, 2020 Odeum, 59 Main Street East Greenwich, RI

Everclear has created some of the best ’90s alt-rock hits, and it has begun exploring the full range of past material in its catalogue.

Science & Nature

Owls & Ales - Bristol, RI

Feb 22, 2020 - Feb 22, 2020 Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street Bristol, RI

Visit the Audubon Nature Center for a presentation on these fascinating birds and taste local beers. Then take a guided walk through the refuge at night to look and listen for owls. This program is for adults only! Come prepared to walk on a chilly evening. For guests age 21 and older.