Calendar of events

October 15 — 21, 2017

Found 43 events

Wednesday, October 18

Watercolors Intermediate with Lynn Debeer

10:00 AM
INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR WITH LYNN DEBEER Experiment with still life, portraits, landscape and/or abstract painting and develop the style that speaks to you personally. Date: 5 Wednesdays, Sept. 20-Oct. 18 or 5 Wednesdays, Nov. 1-Dec. 6 …

The Crazy Time

11:00 AM
This is a play about men trying to understand women and how they never will. Miles Gladstone, a man in his mid-fifties, has left his wife of thirty years and marries a young woman half his age. Six months later his new wife leaves him, his business …

Artist Cristina Lei Rodriguez Lecture at the Statehouse

6:00 PM
Amaral Custom Fabrications, in partnership with Arts In Common, is excited to announce its Fall 2017 visiting artist lecture will feature internationally renowned artist Cristina Lei Rodriguez who has worked this year with Amaral on large-scale …

Sandywoods Monthly Contra Dance

7:30 PM
Come dance to the lively music of Chimney Swift. Dereck Kalish will be calling and walking folks through each dance. A fun, family oriented evening in a nice hall. Bring a partner or come alone.

Aristocats Swing Jazz Quartet Concert

Put some swing in your step on Wednesday, October 18th at 6:00 pm when Lloyd Kaplan’s Aristocats perform at the Seekonk Public Library. This event is free and open to the public, sponsored by The Friends of the Seekonk Public Library. This …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Vania Valdo

Local Artist, Vania Valdo, will be displaying her artwork at RE/MAX River's Edge from 9/22 until 11/2. Visitors are welcome to stop by during business hours Monday-Friday to view the exhibit. She will be hosting an Opening Reception Thurs, …

Thursday, October 19

The Crazy Time

11:00 AM
This is a play about men trying to understand women and how they never will. Miles Gladstone, a man in his mid-fifties, has left his wife of thirty years and marries a young woman half his age. Six months later his new wife leaves him, his business …

Carl Keitner and Mike Scriven exhibiting September 28 – October 29 at IMAGO

4:00 PM
IMAGO artist Carl Keitner and guest artist Mike Scriven will have their artwork featured in a group exhibit with other IMAGO artists September 28 through October 29 at Imago Foundation for the Arts’ IMAGO Gallery at 36 Market Street, Warren. A …

Rock-the-Mansion

6:00 PM
Rock-the-Mansion dinner dance, silent and live auction gala with music by Brass Force will support Newport Mental Health's Weekday Walk-In and 24/7 crisis helpline. Join us and our sponsors, Bank Newport and Neighborhood Health Plan RI. Tickets …

“Tips From a Shipwright” with Louis Sauzedde & Halsey Fulton

6:00 PM
Come join Louis Sauzedde for an evening of Tips from a Shipwright. With over 55 working years as a professional shipwright under his rope-belt, Louis Sauzedde has a lifetime of knowledge when it comes to building and repairing wooden boats. Over the …

Linden Place

6:30 PM
For three weeks in October a special docent-led tour will be offered on Thursday nights which covers the ghost stories associated with the DeWolf and Colt families and the eerie amusements of the nineteenth century. Tours will take place on October …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Vania Valdo

Local Artist, Vania Valdo, will be displaying her artwork at RE/MAX River's Edge from 9/22 until 11/2. Visitors are welcome to stop by during business hours Monday-Friday to view the exhibit. She will be hosting an Opening Reception Thurs, …

Friday, October 20

Beginning Watercolors

11:00 AM
BEGINNING WATERCOLOR WITH ELIZABETH O'CONNELL This class will introduce the beginner to the fun of working with watercolor. Painters who would like to review or expand their skills are also invited to join us. Date: 4 Fridays, Oct 6-Oct 27 …

The Crazy Time

11:00 AM
This is a play about men trying to understand women and how they never will. Miles Gladstone, a man in his mid-fifties, has left his wife of thirty years and marries a young woman half his age. Six months later his new wife leaves him, his business …

Carl Keitner and Mike Scriven exhibiting September 28 – October 29 at IMAGO

4:00 PM
IMAGO artist Carl Keitner and guest artist Mike Scriven will have their artwork featured in a group exhibit with other IMAGO artists September 28 through October 29 at Imago Foundation for the Arts’ IMAGO Gallery at 36 Market Street, Warren. A …

Wright’s Farm Gift Shop Raises Funds for ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ at Annual Fall Fling

6:00 PM
Enjoy the Wright’s Farm Gift Shop all month long in October to raise money for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the largest network of breast cancer fundraising and awareness events in the nation. In honor of national Breast Cancer Awareness …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Vania Valdo

Local Artist, Vania Valdo, will be displaying her artwork at RE/MAX River's Edge from 9/22 until 11/2. Visitors are welcome to stop by during business hours Monday-Friday to view the exhibit. She will be hosting an Opening Reception Thurs, …

Saturday, October 21

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 …

Delicious Dessert Painting

10:00 AM
DELICIOUS DESSERT PAINTING WITH LESLIE GRAFF Join us to paint a delicious still life. Leslie Graff will create one of her signature homemade desserts, set up in a still life amid vintage kitchenware and patterned backgrounds. You are welcome to …

Woodblock Print with Suzanne Lewis

10:00 AM
PROVINCETOWN WHITE LINE WOODBLOCK WITH SUZANNE LEWIS The white line woodblock was invented in Provincetown in the 1920's. Inspired by Japanese prints, areas are delineated with wood carving tools, then painted with watercolors. Instructor: …

Ladies of Linden Place Tour

11:00 AM
As you tour the 200-year old mansion rooms, the women of Linden Place come alive through portraits, photographs, artifacts and more. Learn about generations of DeWolf & Colt women who lived at Linden Place and the daily lives and roles of ladies in …

The Crazy Time

11:00 AM
This is a play about men trying to understand women and how they never will. Miles Gladstone, a man in his mid-fifties, has left his wife of thirty years and marries a young woman half his age. Six months later his new wife leaves him, his business …

Carl Keitner and Mike Scriven exhibiting September 28 – October 29 at IMAGO

4:00 PM
IMAGO artist Carl Keitner and guest artist Mike Scriven will have their artwork featured in a group exhibit with other IMAGO artists September 28 through October 29 at Imago Foundation for the Arts’ IMAGO Gallery at 36 Market Street, Warren. A …

Scotland's Archie Fisher in Concert

7:30 PM
Legendary Scottish folk troubadour Archie Fisher makes a rare appearance and brings his songs, stories and the very best of Scottish folk music to the Music in the Gallery concert series. Archie Fisher has been a towering figure in Scottish folk …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Vania Valdo

Local Artist, Vania Valdo, will be displaying her artwork at RE/MAX River's Edge from 9/22 until 11/2. Visitors are welcome to stop by during business hours Monday-Friday to view the exhibit. She will be hosting an Opening Reception Thurs, …

October 15 — 21, 2017

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