Calendar of events

June 26 — July 2, 2016

Found 42 events

Sunday, June 26

CABaretFEST at Ocean State Theatre

12:00 AM
Karen Mason, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch will be participating in OSTC’s new CABaretFEST being held from June 24 through 26. Karen Mason, a ten-time MAC Award winner. Ms. Mason will be performing on Friday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. Opening for Ms. …

St. Barnabas Church festival

12:00 AM
The annual festival at St. Barnabas Church is from Friday to Sunday, June 24 to 26, in the church hall at 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth. The band Java Jive will be featured on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. Cindy Lane and the Double E will play on …

Ocean State Fermentation Festival

9:00 AM
Celebrate your love for everything fermented at the first ever Ocean State Fermentation Festival. This two-day festival will kick off June 25 with a day-long workshop with global fermentation star Sandor Katz. Katz joins us from Australia to teach …

'Heat and Light' in Westport

2:00 PM
Please join Partners Village Store and Kitchen for an engaging discussion between Dawn Tripp and Jennifer Haigh about Haigh's bold new novel, "Heat and Light" as a part of the Partners Village Store Writers Series. Books will be available for …

Chace-Cory House open

2:00 PM
Take a trip back in time to the Revolutionary War period in Tiverton! The early 18th century dwelling, headquarters of the Tiverton Historical Society, with its early outbuildings, is open on Sundays from June 5th to August 28th from 2 to 4:30 p.m. …

An Irish Seisiun in Bristol

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

Little Theatre opens its summer season with Mass Appeal

7:00 PM
The Little Theatre of Fall River opens its annual Firebarn Summer Season with the comedy/drama, Mass Appeal, written by Bill C. Davis. The show runs Thursday through Sunday, June 16 t 26. All performances are at the Firebarn, Little Theatre’s …

Comedian D.L Hughley at the Z

8:00 PM
The Zeiterion Performing Arts Center welcomes comedian D.L. Hughley, known for his astute and politically savvy brand of comedy, on Sunday, June 26, at 8 p.m. Hughley has been entertaining audiences for over 25 years as one of the most popular and …

Monday, June 27

Tickets are now on sale for Linden Place Mansion’s Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic

9:00 AM
 Linden Place is the best seat in town for viewing the nationally famous Bristol Fourth of July Parade!   Linden Place, an 1810 Federal mansion in the heart of Bristol, will be hosting its Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic on Monday, July …

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.

Danika Holmes and Jeb Hart in Tiverton

7:30 PM
Hailed as "a captivating singer in a truly soulful duo," by Emmy Award winning songwriter Trey Bruce, Holmes initially started as a solo artist, her songs playing on Sirius XM's Coffee House station and on 150 radio stations nationwide. Her belief …

Tuesday, June 28

Digital Photography Class in Tiverton

12:00 AM
Photography is all about capturing light and not about capturing things. Learn how to read the light. Learn how to choose your subject, learn how to compose your image. Learn to see and how to tell your story.  In these classes we will discuss …

Rockwell Amusements Carnival in Bristol

12:00 AM
Opening on the Town Common Tuesday June 28 and running daily through July 4. WHERE: Bristol Town Common, Bristol WHEN: Tuesday June 28 through Monday, July 4 COST: Varies MORE INFO: July4thBristolRI.com

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 weekly. Projects will vary depending on the week …

Archives & Collections Tour with Curator Margaret Whitehead

2:00 PM
Blithewold’s Curator Margaret Whitehead will take you up to the Mansion’s third floor for a “behind the scenes” tour of the newly expanded and repurposed Archives and Collections area. The tour will include the Costumes Collection area, with …

Blithewold Archives and Collections Tour with Curator Margaret Whitehead

2:00 PM
Blithewold's Curator Margaret Whitehead will take you up to the Mansion's third floor for a "behind the scenes" tour of the newly expanded and re-purposed Archives and Collections area. The tour will include the Costumes Collection area, with over …

Martial Arts class in East Providence

2:00 PM
Dean Watts, of Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu, teaches basic self-defense and martial arts.  Ages 4+.  

Wednesday, June 29

Rockwell Amusements Carnival in Bristol

12:00 AM
Opening on the Town Common Tuesday June 28 and running daily through July 4. WHERE: Bristol Town Common, Bristol WHEN: Tuesday June 28 through Monday, July 4 COST: Varies MORE INFO: July4thBristolRI.com

Tickets are now on sale for Linden Place Mansion’s Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic

9:00 AM
 Linden Place is the best seat in town for viewing the nationally famous Bristol Fourth of July Parade!   Linden Place, an 1810 Federal mansion in the heart of Bristol, will be hosting its Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic on Monday, July …

Wednesday Walk Around 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 …

The Ugandan Kids Choir in Westport

7:00 PM
The Ugandan Kids Choir, a group of ten talented Ugandan children, has announced that they will be performing at Westport Point United Methodist Church on June 29 at 7 p.m. All ten children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s …

Thursday, June 30

Rockwell Amusements Carnival in Bristol

12:00 AM
Opening on the Town Common Tuesday June 28 and running daily through July 4. WHERE: Bristol Town Common, Bristol WHEN: Tuesday June 28 through Monday, July 4 COST: Varies MORE INFO: July4thBristolRI.com

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 creativity based on the fun facts and stories they …

Tidepool Trek

10:00 AM
Want to bring the family to the beach but don’t feel like dealing with the crowds? Take a trek down to the shore for a different kind of beach outing. Discover firsthand the amazing life at the rocky shoreline of Narragansett Bay. We will use nets …

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.

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.

Weaver Library Farmers Market

4:00 PM
The Weaver Library Farmers Market, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, takes place on the beautiful library lawn every Thursday rain or shine …

Weaver Library Farmers Market

4:00 PM
The Weaver Library Farmers Market, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, takes place on the beautiful library lawn every Thursday rain or shine through September 8. Open from 4 to 7 p.m., the market is a fun and healthy destination for families, …

Local Artist Opening Reception & Art Night Bristol Warren Open Gallery Event Featuring Local Artist Jim Bush 

5:30 PM
Join RE/MAX River's Edge for our Local Artist Opening Reception Event and Open Gallery Event, in conjunction with Art Night Bristol Warren's Gallery & Open Studio Event, featuring local artist Jim Bush.  The event is free and open to the public.  …

Art Night: Made in Warren Artist Cooperative

6:00 PM
As part of Bristol/Warren Art Night, Made in Warren Artist Cooperative will hold a reception for its June feature artists on Thursday, June 30, 6-8 PM. Meet and mingle with artists working in many mediums including paintings, prints and photography …

Friday, July 1

Rockwell Amusements Carnival in Bristol

12:00 AM
Opening on the Town Common Tuesday June 28 and running daily through July 4. WHERE: Bristol Town Common, Bristol WHEN: Tuesday June 28 through Monday, July 4 COST: Varies MORE INFO: July4thBristolRI.com

Tickets are now on sale for Linden Place Mansion’s Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic

9:00 AM
 Linden Place is the best seat in town for viewing the nationally famous Bristol Fourth of July Parade!   Linden Place, an 1810 Federal mansion in the heart of Bristol, will be hosting its Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic on Monday, July …

Yoga in the Garden at Blithewold

9:30 AM
Blithewold and Bristol Yoga Studio present an outdoor summer yoga series each Friday morning at 9:30 am. All are invited to join in for an inspiring morning class under a canopy of trees, amidst the …

Family Fun Friday

11:00 AM
Blithewold’s Family Fun Fridays are the ultimate family-friendly way to enjoy an early summer afternoon. Bring a picnic, a blanket to sit on, and enjoy the show! Each week, dance and sing along with the kids to a variety of educational and …

Saturday, July 2

Rockwell Amusements Carnival in Bristol

12:00 AM
Opening on the Town Common Tuesday June 28 and running daily through July 4. WHERE: Bristol Town Common, Bristol WHEN: Tuesday June 28 through Monday, July 4 COST: Varies MORE INFO: July4thBristolRI.com

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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