Calendar of events

August 12 — 18, 2018

Found 16 events

Saturday, August 18

A Weekend of Coaching in Newport

12:00 AM
It's a colorful, historic event and there's no place like Newport to experience it.  A Weekend of Coaching returns from August 16-19, when a collection of privately-owned, authentic 19th century …

Audubon prints on exhibit in New Bedford

12:00 AM
The New Bedford community is fortunate to be one of the 107 public venues worldwide to have the full collection of 435 original hand-colored engravings. In 1866, whaling merchant James Arnold donated …

1316 Bulgarmarsh Road - Full Estate Sale Under Tent

10:00 AM
Join Cranston, RI's Bruneau and Co. Auctioneers for an incredible all day on-site estate auction! 1316 Bulgarmarsh Rd. Tiverton, RI Preview contents: Friday, 8/17 from 10-5 Saturday 8/18 - open at 8am Auction starts at …

Aquidneck Growers Market

10:00 AM
With a changing selection of artisan vendors, the markets also hosts live local music. Shoppers can pick up their weekly fresh and local food supplies while checking out Newport Vineyards and Winery …

The Greek Revival, A Walking Tour

10:00 AM
Walk with architectural historian John Tschirch on a journey past a series of houses on Hope Street, and various side streets, that demonstrate the adaptability of Greek forms and ornament in both grand and modest dwellings. This is the 4th of a …

Live Jazz with Dick Lupino & Special Guests at Greenvale Vineyards

1:00 PM
Every Saturday at Greenvale Vinyards, join us at this historic vineyard for delicious, estate-grown wines, tasty food trucks, and superb live jazz by renowned bassist and vocalist Dick Lupino and his talented cast of guests. Music 1-4, food …

5th Annual Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet

1:30 PM
The Bristol Harbormaster’s Office and the local fishing community are teaming up, once again, to host the 5th Annual Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Rockwell Park on Thames Street in historic …

5th annual Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet

1:30 PM
The Bristol Harbormaster’s Office and the local fishing community are teaming up, once again, to host the 5th Annual Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet on Saturday, August 18, …

Saturday Nature Walks with Audubon

2:00 PM
Join Audubon for weekly nature walks on Saturdays. Ramble down the trails with an Audubon naturalist as your guide. Please note this program is weather dependent. No registration …

Walking Tour in Historic Bristol

2:00 PM
"Backdoor Gossip" is the subject of this walking tour with historian Rei Battcher at the Bristol Historical & Preservation Society. Walk Bristol Streets and learn about the history of the families who lived in many of the houses some 200 and more …

No Tell Motel

6:00 PM
Written by Michael G. Wilmot Directed by Daniel Lee White ​ Brandon and Sarah plan a quick, sexy rendezvous at the Bird of Paradise Motel and discover getting what you want isn't always what you want! A meddling motel manager with …

Providence Roller Derby Presents: Rats vs Honeys!

6:00 PM
Come witness history in the making as the undefeated Rats and Honeys face off for the first time this season. Both teams will be fighting to carry that undefeated status into championships. If you thought the first two regular season bouts were …

Gong Bath at Sandywoods

6:30 PM
A gong sound bath immerses listeners in waves of sacred and healing sound. Deb Stevens, using gongs, crystal and metal bowls, and bells and chimes that will bathe you in peaceful sustained waves of …

Old Stone Church Revival Concert on Aug. 18

7:00 PM
An Old Stone Church Revival Concert is on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. at First Baptist (Old Stone) Church,7 Old Stone Church Road, Tiverton. Local bluesy, rock, funk artist Eric Lee Brumley …

Japanese Fish Printing

JAPANESE FISH PRINTING WITH SUZANNE LEWIS Learn the ancient Japanese art of fish printing. Ink is applied to a real fish and the image is transferred to rice paper. Have fun in this unique workshop and learn to preserve your own catch for …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi

Local Artist Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi is currently showcasing her work at RE/MAX River's Edge's Bristol Office. Her artwork will be on display at RE/MAX River's Edge through 9/6/18. Visitors are welcome to stop in and view her work during business …

August 12 — 18, 2018

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