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VNE Events Calendar - 2019

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Arts & Crafts Shows

WaterFire Art & Craft Festival

Apr 20, 2019 - Apr 20, 2019 WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley Street, Providence, RI

Join WaterFire for a pre-season indoor arts and craft festival at the WaterFire Arts Center in the Valley Street neighborhood! Explore what our community has to offer with handmade works by local artists, live music, and local food.

Comedy

The Italian Chicks

Jun 15, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019 Odeum, 59 Main Street East Greenwich, RI

The Italian Chicks is a two-hour comedy revue About family, traditions, and culture in the world of Italian-Americans. The Italian Chicks bring their audience along to the place in their hearts that they love to revisit.

Health & Fitness

Breath Books and Booze

Mar 31, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019 Riff Raff Bookstore, 60 Valley Street Providence, RI

Join Riff Raff Bookstore for an all-levels yoga class followed by a mimosa and $5 off a book of your choice

Music

Rumours -- A Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Mar 30, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019 Odeum, 59 Main Street East Greenwich, RI

Rumours lead singer Mekenzie Jackson, singing for Stevie Nicks, was bewitched by the music of Fleetwood Mac at a young age and as it turns out she can duplicate the iconic singer's voice so well that she and Rumours effortlessly transport audiences to the height of Fleetwood Mac’s amazing success.

Black Violin

Apr 3, 2019 - Apr 3, 2019 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts Providence, RI

Classical music and hip-hop collide! The groundbreaking duo Black Violin blurs the lines between musical genres with their one-of-a-kind, family-friendly fusion of groove and strings.

Jumping for Jonnycake -- Jump Jazz at the Knick

Apr 14, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019 Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Avenue Westerly, RI

An evening of fun for all ages at The Knickerbocker Music Center, benefiting the Jonnycake Center of Westerly, with performances by Ed Peabody And The Big Blue Thang Music Page, The Sidewinders, Sugar Ray and the Bluetones with guest Duke Robillard, The Al Copley Band Cash bar and food available. Tickets available at http://jonnycake.org/events/

Jimmie Vaughn

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

Jimmie Vaughan dedicates his career to keep the blues alive and in touch with music fans everywhere. His new album, "Baby, Please Come Home," is a celebration of everything the blues can be.

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.

Terrific Turtles of Narragansett Bay Exhibit

Mar 7, 2019 - Apr 7, 2019 Save the Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium, 175 Memorial Blvd., Newport, RI

Terrific Turtles of Narragansett Bay are the featured creatures this month at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium. Visitors can learn about local turtles and their adaptations, participate in a turtle food scavenger hunt, listen to a story, or even craft their own turtle. Feeding Frenzy, on March 21 at 5 p.m., allows guests to participate in feeding time.

Shopping & Sales

Providence Flea Winter & Spring Pop-ups

Jan 13, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019 Hope High School, 324 Hope Street (rear entrance) Providence, RI

The Providence Flea, downtown's outdoor vintage and artisan/maker market, returns on the *second and fourth Sundays* of the month through April with a juried selection of handmade art and design, craft and clothing, jewelry, accessories, vintage wares and small-batch food items from local vendors at each market.

Theater

"Phantom of the Opera"

Mar 21, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019 Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street Providence, RI

Critics call this production “bigger and better than ever before, with new scenic design, costumes, lighting and choreography, and many special effects, including the show’s legendary chandelier. Enjoy the thrilling score: “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” by a cast and orchestra of 52 people. Dates: March 21-24 and 26-30.