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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.


Speziale and Friends Rock and Roll Christmas

Dec 16, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018 Kinckerbocker Music Center, Railroad Avenue Westerly, RI

Featuring John Speziale & The Friends (an all-star band with members of Sweet Mercy, Sunday Gravy, The Hoolios and more!) Special appearances by Craig "The Strolling Fiddler" Edwards and Dancing Santa! Great rocking music. Fine food and drink. Raffles, silent auction, photo booth and dance contest. The event is a benefit for Stand Up for Animals.

Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti ... Dec 29, 2018 @ Stadium Theatre Woonsocket RI

Dec 29, 2018 - Dec 29, 2018 Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square Woonsocket, RI

On season 11 of "America’s Got Talent," Sal Valentinetti wowed the judges. He breathes fresh air into the classics. like "The Way You Look Tonight," "My Way," "Summer Wind," nds many more.

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.

Shopping & Sales

Providence Flea Holiday Markets 2018

Dec 2, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018 Hope High School, 324 Hope Street, rear entrance Providence, RI

Grab a campfire cocoa and shop local with a different lineup of 66 vendors of handmade art and design, craft and clothing, jewelry, accessories, vintage wares and small-batch gift and food items (150+ vendors in all participating throughout the month) with free admission and free parking. Dates: December 2. 9, 15, 16.



Jan 23, 2019 - Jan 27, 2019 Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street Providence, RI

Audiences is rediscovering this beloved musical, with one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—"Memory.” "Cats" tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. Children under age 6 not permitted in the theater.

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.