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Saturday, July 13

‘Ocean State Small Works’ Exhibit

12:00 PM
Wickford Art Association is excited to present ‘Ocean State Small Works’: a members only exhibit open to all media. This exhibit will be held in our beachfront gallery just outside of the Historic Wickford Village from June 28 to July …

Music by Jake Hunsinger

5:00 PM
Eclectic singer/songwriter, Jake Hunsinger, will be bringing his soulful twang to the taproom on Saturday, July 13th from 5-8 pm. Hunsinger showcases energetic performances with rollicking arrangements, dynamic production, and serene hillbilly …

Sunday, July 14

Herb & Garden Weekend

10:11 AM
Visit the farm and see the garden in full bloom. Smell your way through the different herbs that were used to flavor food and for medicinal purposes. Do some flower pressing, plant a seed to bring home, and frolic through the fields. There will be …

‘Ocean State Small Works’ Exhibit

12:00 PM
Wickford Art Association is excited to present ‘Ocean State Small Works’: a members only exhibit open to all media. This exhibit will be held in our beachfront gallery just outside of the Historic Wickford Village from June 28 to July …

Picnic at Polo with Bike Newport

4:00 PM
Spend a fun-filled afternoon with fellow Bike Newport supporters and staff, and experience all the thrilling polo action during our tailgate picnic at Newport Polo’s All Charity Day Benefit Match. Sunday, July 14th, starting at 4:00pm. …

FirstWorks Summer Beats Concert: QUITAPENAS

6:00 PM
QUITAPENAS, one word – all caps, four syllables – all claps, gives you a taste of their rhythmic contagion. This Tropical Afro-Latin combo was born under the warm California sun. They borrow aesthetics from the radical 60s, 70s and 80s. Each …

Tuesday, July 16

Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

5:00 PM
Join Rhode Island Master Gardener and trained clinical herbalist, Maggie Hatzpanian, for a hands-on workshop that explores traditional practices to contemporary applications of medicinal plants. Enjoy wandering through the blossoming gardens at the …

Wednesday, July 17

Sakonnet Garden Tour: The Art of Making Garden Rooms

9:00 AM
Join us for a one-of-a-kind tour of the private and renowned Sakonnet Garden in Little Compton, RI. Experience the many creative outdoor rooms that incorporate light, space, color mixing and extraordinary plants. Together, we will tour the newly …

‘Ocean State Small Works’ Exhibit

12:00 PM
Wickford Art Association is excited to present ‘Ocean State Small Works’: a members only exhibit open to all media. This exhibit will be held in our beachfront gallery just outside of the Historic Wickford Village from June 28 to July …

McCaughey Standard Trivia at Pivotal Brewing Company

6:30 PM
Beer peeps and trivia fanatics, get ready to put your knowledge to the test with McCaughey Standard Trivia every Wednesday night from 6:30-8:30 PM at Pivotal Brewing Company located in Bristol,RI. Grab your friends and join us for some tasty beers, …

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