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The second annual Farm Coast Art & Garden Ramble is a day of art and nature with live music by The Virginia James Band. See pottery, block printing, photography, paintings, metalworks, … more
The popular “Music at Sunset” series returns with a lineup of steel pan reggae, jazz, Cajun, Irish, folk, classic rock ’n roll, swing, along with Beatles, Dave Matthews and James … more
The commemorative event begins at 8 a.m. at St. Mary of the Bay Church and continues with a parade through the downtown. more
PORTSMOUTH — As she looked over at all the young tykes climbing, sliding, swinging and running from station to station at the new Portsmouth Community Playground Saturday, Kateri Chappell … more
Employed at Mount Vernon for more than 50 years, J. Dean Norton has devoted his career to researching 18th-century gardens and gardening practices. On June 3, he'll bring his nationally recognized expertise to Linden Place. more
Mount Hope Farm will host a family fun day to raise money to help build the new outdoor learning zone at Kickemuit Middle School. more
The 2024  Newport Classical Music Festival  will present 27 concerts this summer, between  July 4 and 21, bringing music to Newport’s stunning historic mansions and venues, … more
The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) celebrates the 42nd "Festival of Historic Houses" from May 29 to June 8. This year’s Festival highlights the history of the Mount … more
The public is invited to meet the farm animal rescues of West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton this weekend. The sanctuary is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and … more
WaterFire, an award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence, features over 80 sparkling bonfires, torch-lit vessels traveling down the river, and music … more
The Chamber Orchestra of Barrington at St. John’s (COBSJ) will present a program of duets, trios and quartets featuring woodwinds, voice, strings, brass and percussion. Composers include … more
The Newport International Polo Series XXXIII will present a schedule of polo matches, including its most popular rivalries against England, Ireland, Jamaica and Italy. Arrive early to enjoy pre-game … more
The Barrington Arts Festival and Community Fair will feature dozens of artists and their original works, a wide variety of vendors, food trucks and tents from food vendors, live entertainment and … more
The 2024 season kicks off with visits to galleries, artists’ studios and art-friendly businesses, live music, theatre, dance and artists’ talks and demonstrations. Walk, drive or bike … more
Two of the most famous and hallowed religious events will take place over the next two weekends at St. Elizabeth’s Church. more
PORTSMOUTH — The public is invited to a Memorial Day ceremony and reception scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at VFW Post 5390, 822 Anthony Road. more
Ceremonies will begin on Sunday, May 26 at 9:00 a.m. honoring a Vietnam Veteran, and continue at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Memorial Day, with Naval Honors at the Town Wharf, followed by a speaking program and parade. more
In 2016, Operation Stand Down RI launched the Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial which presented almost 7,000 combat boots adorned with flags and placards. Each boot represents the life of a … more
The Ocean State’s only comedy festival rolls into its tenth year this weekend, with thirteen shows across Newport County and for the first time, Providence. Shows take place at seven different … more
The annual townwide celebration includes a parade, block party and fireworks show. The parade kicks off at 10 a.m. from 180 Main Road and ends at 983 Main Road. The block party begins at 5:30 p.m. at … more
May 25, 1778, dawned much like any other early spring day, but this tranquil scene was about to be interrupted by invading British and Hessian soldiers intending to burn Bristol to the ground. Join … more
Purchase member-grown perennials, small shrubs, vegetable seedlings, green elephant, garden tools and baked goods at the Sogkonate Garden Club’s annual sale. The Little Compton Tree Committee … more
Weekly concerts are Wednesday evenings from June 12 to Aug. 28 The popular summer concert series at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum is back for another season, beginning in early June. … more
Newport and Bowen's Wharf host the 2024 Newport Oyster & Chowder Festival this weekend, featuring some of the best oysters and chowder from the Ocean State. It takes place both Saturday and … more
Food Truck Fridays are back for a 10th season at Carousel Village at Roger Williams Park in Providence. They take place every Friday through Sept. 27. Featuring some of the best local food … more
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