Calendar of events

September 23 — 29, 2018

Found 63 events

Sunday, September 23

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 …

MAiZE Maze returns for 19th season!

12:00 AM
With 8 acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Escobar family is bringing the “MAiZE craze” back to Rhode Island. Come join the Escobars for some fall …

2nd Annual Orchard Family Run

8:30 AM
Time to lace up those running/walking shoes, or just get ready to cheer on friends and family. The 2nd Annual Orchard Family Fun Run takes place on Sunday, September 23, 2018. This four mile run/walk road race begins and ends on the campus of The …

Schoolyard Market

10:00 AM
Come for breakfast, stay for lunch, leave with dinner! Schoolyard Market is a summertime farmers-makers market at Hope & Main featuring a dynamic lineup of Rhode Island and Massachusetts-based food, beverage and artisan vendors! Find hundreds of …

Acrylic Techinques with Lynn DeBeer

10:30 AM
Acrylic Techniques with Lynn DeBeer For the beginner or intermediate painter, this course will teach fundamental acrylic painting techniques that you can apply to any subject from materials to brushwork, color mixing, texture and tonal value. A …

There's a Burglar in My Bed

11:00 AM
Written by Michael Parker Directed by Tony Annicone ​ William Worthington III and his wife are both sneaking away for romantic liaisons with their respective lovers - unbeknownst to them at the same cottage. Inevitably their paths …

Paint Pouring with Nadine Aerts

2:00 PM
Paint Pouring with Nadine Aerts Come have fun and learn this new technique for pouring paint on canvas to create bold designs which can stand alone as a work of art or work as a dynamic background for a painting. the challenge is learning to …

Bristol Mini Porch Music Fest

4:00 PM
FREE! A mini Bristol Porchfest with musician duos and small groups performing acoustically or with minimal amplification to entertain porch hosts and strolling spectators to celebrate music and community! Across the US there are hundreds of …

An Irish Seisiun in Bristol

5:00 PM
Come to Aidan's every Sunday evening for great Irish music.

Monday, September 24

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 …

MAiZE Maze returns for 19th season!

12:00 AM
With 8 acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Escobar family is bringing the “MAiZE craze” back to Rhode Island. Come join the Escobars for some fall …

Toe Jam Puppet Band

10:00 AM
Sing, dance and play the hour away with New Bedford’s favorite, the Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Buttonwood Park Zoo every Monday morning at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Acrylic Techinques with Lynn DeBeer

10:30 AM
Acrylic Techniques with Lynn DeBeer For the beginner or intermediate painter, this course will teach fundamental acrylic painting techniques that you can apply to any subject from materials to brushwork, color mixing, texture and tonal value. A …

Renewable Energy Siting Public Meeting

6:30 PM
The Office of Energy Resources (OER) and Division of Statewide Planning are developing model solar siting guidelines to assist municipalities as they plan for the responsible growth of solar projects in Rhode Island. Please join us on Sept. 24, …

"How to Rediscover the 17th Century"

7:00 PM
Bristol Historical & Preservation Society's Program Meeting will host guest lecturer, Dr. David Weed, Coordinator of the Sowams Heritage Area Project. Illustrated presentation on how today's generation has a difficult time seeing the remnants of the …

Tuesday, September 25

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 …

MAiZE Maze returns for 19th season!

12:00 AM
With 8 acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Escobar family is bringing the “MAiZE craze” back to Rhode Island. Come join the Escobars for some fall …

Eco-Herbal Medicine: An Interactive Walk & Talk

9:00 AM
In our era of ecological crisis, it's of urgent importance that we re-connect to the natural world around us. For thousands of years, people around the world have relied on local for healing and sustenance. Brendan will lead the group on an …

Tuesday trail team in Westport

9:00 AM
The Westport Land Conservation Trust is looking for volunteers to join a weekly group to beautify and maintain the more than 10 miles of trails managed by WLCT. The “Tuesday Trail Team” will meet …

Acrylic Techinques with Lynn DeBeer

10:30 AM
Acrylic Techniques with Lynn DeBeer For the beginner or intermediate painter, this course will teach fundamental acrylic painting techniques that you can apply to any subject from materials to brushwork, color mixing, texture and tonal value. A …

Lyme Disease and Climate Change

2:00 PM
Using the lens of Chinese medicine, Brendan Kelly, herbalist and author of “The Yin and Yang of Climate Crisis,” will discuss how the warming of our planet mirrors a similar overheating within us and within our culture. Supported by research …

Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program

6:00 PM
First responders are vital to Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program. The initial response helps Mystic Aquarium determine the status of an animal and helps prepare for action when necessary. …

Wednesday, September 26

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 …

MAiZE Maze returns for 19th season!

12:00 AM
With 8 acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Escobar family is bringing the “MAiZE craze” back to Rhode Island. Come join the Escobars for some fall …

Active Older Adult Health Fair.

9:00 AM
Food, fun and fitness. Save the date, on Wednesday, September 26th the Bayside YMCA is hosting a health fair for Active Older Adults. The event is free and open to the community. Join the fun at the Bayside YMCA, 70 West Street, Barrington, RI …

Acrylic Techinques with Lynn DeBeer

10:30 AM
Acrylic Techniques with Lynn DeBeer For the beginner or intermediate painter, this course will teach fundamental acrylic painting techniques that you can apply to any subject from materials to brushwork, color mixing, texture and tonal value. A …

There's a Burglar in My Bed

11:00 AM
Written by Michael Parker Directed by Tony Annicone ​ William Worthington III and his wife are both sneaking away for romantic liaisons with their respective lovers - unbeknownst to them at the same cottage. Inevitably their paths …

Open Figure Drawing with Wayne

6:00 PM
Open Studio with Wayne Quackenbush Join this 6 week open figure studio. Open to all media and skill levels. No instruction-simply an opportunity to paint or draw from live models in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. The models may be clothed …

Wire Art for Beginners: A Workshop

6:00 PM
Wire art is like drawing with wire instead of a pencil, only drawing skills are not required! All skill levels are welcome to the workshop Wire Art for Beginners at the library on Wednesday, September 26 at 6 PM. Space is limited; registration with …

Rocky Horror in Tiverton

8:00 PM
It's that time of year again! Join us for our second annual late night showing of Rocky Horror Picture Show with special guests, RI RKO Army to live shadowcast the movie! Props for audience …

Thursday, September 27

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 …

MAiZE Maze returns for 19th season!

12:00 AM
With 8 acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Escobar family is bringing the “MAiZE craze” back to Rhode Island. Come join the Escobars for some fall …

Children’s story hour in Barrington

10:00 AM
Come to Barrington Books and hear Miss Margie read several theme-related story and picture books geared towards the pre-school set, followed by craft time allowing the children to express their …

Young children’s story hour

10:00 AM
Bring your little ones for stories geared for 3- to 5-year-olds. Includes a craft and light snack.

Acrylic Techinques with Lynn DeBeer

10:30 AM
Acrylic Techniques with Lynn DeBeer For the beginner or intermediate painter, this course will teach fundamental acrylic painting techniques that you can apply to any subject from materials to brushwork, color mixing, texture and tonal value. A …

Toddler tales at the Zoo

10:30 AM
Enjoy a zooper fun story time at the zoo, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Includes a snack and a craft/activity. Recommended for ages 3-5.

There's a Burglar in My Bed

11:00 AM
Written by Michael Parker Directed by Tony Annicone ​ William Worthington III and his wife are both sneaking away for romantic liaisons with their respective lovers - unbeknownst to them at the same cottage. Inevitably their paths …

Art Night Bristol Warren

5:00 PM
Welcome to the 2018 Season Series of Warren Art Night Bristol Warren! The last Thursday June through September, enjoy the vibrant Bristol/Warren art scene and help us celebrate our artists and their immense creativity. Stroll our friendly sidewalks, …

Open Figure Drawing with Wayne

6:00 PM
Open Studio with Wayne Quackenbush Join this 6 week open figure studio. Open to all media and skill levels. No instruction-simply an opportunity to paint or draw from live models in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. The models may be clothed …

Vendor Quarter Auction at the VFW Bristol

Open to All! Join us for fundraiser with an evening of fun, friends and great times for a great cause, the Bristol VFW! The night will have shopping from our amazing local vendors and quarter auction as well as raffles. Shop from our …

Friday, September 28

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 …

MAiZE Maze returns for 19th season!

12:00 AM
With 8 acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Escobar family is bringing the “MAiZE craze” back to Rhode Island. Come join the Escobars for some fall …

Women's Empowerment Conference

8:00 AM
Keynote Speaker: Melissa Murray, Founder of the DStrong Foundation Melissa shares her inspiring story about her motivation and resiliency to take such a tragic loss of her young son's life and to now help others while bringing a level of …

Plein Air Landscape with Mark Fernandez

9:00 AM
Plein Air Landscape with Mark Fernandez This workshop is for beginning and intermediate aspiring artists who want to develop the fundamentals of outdoor painting. The workshop focus will be on capturing the light and shadows and color …

Acrylic Techinques with Lynn DeBeer

10:30 AM
Acrylic Techniques with Lynn DeBeer For the beginner or intermediate painter, this course will teach fundamental acrylic painting techniques that you can apply to any subject from materials to brushwork, color mixing, texture and tonal value. A …

Botanical Watercolor with Elizabeth O'Connell

1:00 PM
Botanical Watercolor with Elizabeth O’Connell This studio class will introduce students with some drawing experience to the art of painting realistic flowers, fruits and vegetables. Instructor: Elizabeth O’Connell studied fine and …

Karaoke in Tiverton

6:00 PM
The Knights of Columbus will host karaoke on Fridays at their hall at 28 Fish Road in Tiverton. The kitchen will be offering food for purchase beginning at 6 p.m., with karaoke and dancing from 7 to …

Open Figure Drawing with Wayne

6:00 PM
Open Studio with Wayne Quackenbush Join this 6 week open figure studio. Open to all media and skill levels. No instruction-simply an opportunity to paint or draw from live models in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. The models may be clothed …

There's a Burglar in My Bed

6:00 PM
Written by Michael Parker Directed by Tony Annicone ​ William Worthington III and his wife are both sneaking away for romantic liaisons with their respective lovers - unbeknownst to them at the same cottage. Inevitably their paths …

Saturday, September 29

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 …

MAiZE Maze returns for 19th season!

12:00 AM
With 8 acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Escobar family is bringing the “MAiZE craze” back to Rhode Island. Come join the Escobars for some fall …

Mount Hope Farm - Farmers Market

9:00 AM
Our weekly farmers market features a variety of local farmers and food producers as well as a rotating list of artisan vendors. We will be offering FREE community yoga, provided by our friends from Beloved Yoga Studio 9-9:45, bring your own mat and …

Newport Eco-Depot/Shredding Event

9:00 AM
Resource Recovery will offer shredding services along with household hazardous waste collection (anything labeled with a skull and crossbones, or words like 'toxic', 'poison', 'flammable', 'combustible', etc.) at the September 29 Eco-Depot in …

Plein Air Landscape with Mark Fernandez

9:00 AM
Plein Air Landscape with Mark Fernandez This workshop is for beginning and intermediate aspiring artists who want to develop the fundamentals of outdoor painting. The workshop focus will be on capturing the light and shadows and color …

17th Century Pop-Up Exhibit

10:00 AM
Drop in to view a pop-up exhibit of 17th century artifacts and other items of early Bristol with guest Dr. David Weed, Coordinator of the Sowams Area Heritage Project. At 11:30, join Dr. Weed and walk to the First Congregational Church (two blocks …

2nd Annual Ride to Live Motorcycle Run & Benefit Dinner

10:00 AM
Fundraiser in honor of Cliff Ferreira Jr for the Cliff Ferreira Jr Memorial Foundation Art Scholarship Fund. Tickets are available online (see event website) or at the VFW now through day of event. Riders $30, Passengers $25, Dinner Only …

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 …

Harvest Craft Fair

10:00 AM
Join us for our 7th Annual Harvest Craft Fair With our Crafters & Vendors with their unique creations & products Jump start the season and enjoy the Show specials and discounts being offered by our Crafters & Vendors. …

Acrylic Techinques with Lynn DeBeer

10:30 AM
Acrylic Techniques with Lynn DeBeer For the beginner or intermediate painter, this course will teach fundamental acrylic painting techniques that you can apply to any subject from materials to brushwork, color mixing, texture and tonal value. 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 …

The Great Hurricane of 1938 by Nathanael G. Herreshoff

3:00 PM
Join Nat Herreshoff at 3 p.m. for his talk about this devastating storm that lashed against Bristol shores. At the age of 7, he rode out the storm at his grandfather's house, "Love Rocks" at the foot of Walley Street. He still has vivid memories of …

Open Figure Drawing with Wayne

6:00 PM
Open Studio with Wayne Quackenbush Join this 6 week open figure studio. Open to all media and skill levels. No instruction-simply an opportunity to paint or draw from live models in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. The models may be clothed …

There's a Burglar in My Bed

6:00 PM
Written by Michael Parker Directed by Tony Annicone ​ William Worthington III and his wife are both sneaking away for romantic liaisons with their respective lovers - unbeknownst to them at the same cottage. Inevitably their paths …

September 23 — 29, 2018

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