Calendar of events

July 17 — 23, 2016

Found 16 events

Saturday, July 23

Island Moving Co.’s Great Friends Dance Festival

12:00 AM
The Great Friends Dance Festival is nine nights of performance, with a unique shared bill each night, in the intimate and historic 1699 Great Friends Meeting House in the heart of Newport. The Great Friends Dance Festival includes master classes, …

Bristol Eco-Depot Collection

8:00 AM
Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) in conjunction with the town of Bristol Department of Public Works will host a special collection of household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronic waste on Saturday, July 23 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. …

Blue Sky Kripalu Yoga in Westport

8:30 AM
Kripalu Yoga is a restorative yoga program steeped in the Kripalu tradition of compassion and non-judgment. 
Located in the beautiful outdoor setting of Partners Village Store find yourself surrounded by calming country scenery – an ideal …

'Beakheads and Cutwater' at Audubon

9:00 AM
During the summer of 2012, Michael Cevoli began photographing several maritime industries based in southern New England as well as the land and seascapes in which they are situated. These industries and their surroundings often evoke a romanticized …

Inner Light: The World of William Bradford

9:00 AM
Inner Light: The World of William Bradford, a retrospective exhibition of William Bradford’s (1923-1892) life, career, connections and influences has opened at the New Bedford Whaling Museum and runs until June 2017.   Like many other artists …

Mount Hope Farmers Market

9:00 AM
The Mount Hope Year-round Farmers Market features an ever-expanding array of farmers and food-producers selling fresh & local goods. The market offers local vegetables, flowers, fruits, meats, seafood, eggs, cheese, bread, prepared foods, & live …

Westport Art Group Celebrates 60 Years with Reception, Fine Art & Craft Show, and Floral Demo

9:00 AM
What began way back in 1956 with a small group of Westport women who enjoyed painting together has since grown into a vital community arts organization of over 250 members, and Westport Art Group will soon be celebrating their Diamond Jubilee …

Saturday Trail Team in Westport

9:15 AM
The Saturday Trail Team will begin meeting at 9:15 am at the Westport Town Farm, 830 Drift Road, on May 7th and continue throughout the summer. For more information or to join the team, contact: Brendan P. Buckless, Outreach and Stewardship …

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 …

Stephen Procter Sanctuaries and Destinations

10:00 AM
Blithewold welcomes the bold lines and generous volumes of Stephen Procter's handmade ceramic vessels to Blithewold. Procter has created twenty vessels for Blithewold, which stand harmoniously in the gardens throughout the estate.

A Whole Lotta Cheatin Goin On

11:00 AM
Before Daddy's Dyin' Who's Got the Will? there was this award winning comedy set in the west Texas watering hole of Lowake. Gossip, the town's major pastime, ignites a blaze of infidelity that engulfs three couples with the zany precision of a …

Jazz at Greenvale Vineyards

1:00 PM
The Jazz Series concerts are held at the Tasting Room at Greenvale Vineyards from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday through December 10. For a schedule of weekly performers, visit the website at …

Saturday Strolls at Blithewold

1:30 PM
Docents tell a story of the Van Wickle/Mckee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when …

LAUNCH & Glow at LAUNCH Trampoline Park Warwick

7:00 PM
LAUNCH Trampoline Park in Warwick is excited to kick off Launch & Glow! Every Saturday Launch Warwick will be hosting summer Saturday glow nights! Launch Warwick will transform from bright lights jumping to glow in the dark jumping! Launch …

'Harold & Maude' at 2nd Story

7:30 PM
Rebelling against his privileged life, 19-year old Harold develops an inexplicably deep and intimate bond with the eccentric 79-year-old Maude who teaches him that life is the most precious gift of all. Pictured l-r, Isabel O'Donnell as Maude, Evan …

“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

7:30 PM
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this is one of the most acclaimed and beloved contemporary plays. Comedic playwright, Christopher Durang, borrowed characters and stories from Anton Chekhov and reworked them in this unexpected delight. …

July 17 — 23, 2016

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