Calendar of events

August 12 — 18, 2018

Found 38 events

Wednesday, August 15

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 …

No Tell Motel

11:00 AM
Written by Michael G. Wilmot Directed by Daniel Lee White ​ Brandon and Sarah plan a quick, sexy rendezvous at the Bird of Paradise Motel and discover getting what you want isn't always what you want! A meddling motel manager with …

Invitation to join Socrates Café at the Weaver Library

4:00 PM
The Weaver Library’s Socrates Café invites you to participate in the upcoming season of this friendly discussion group, now in its fifth year. All voices are welcome. Participants …

Addison Mizner: The Architect Whose Genius Defined Palm Beach

5:30 PM
Addison Mizner transformed Palm Beach and South Florida with his visionary architecture. He introduced the Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival styles to southern Florida, developed the …

Summer music series at Blithewold

6:00 PM
Each Wednesday evening, from July 11 through August 29, Blithewold invites you to spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket while watching the sun set over beautiful Narraganset Bay. With a …

"Rose" Comes Alive at the Westport Library

7:00 PM
The Friends of the Westport Library (FOWL) is pleased to present a performance of the one woman play, “Rose” featuring accomplished local actor Linda Monchik as Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 7PM in the Manton Community …

'Rose' Comes Alive in Westport

7:00 PM
The Friends of the Westport Library (FOWL) is pleased to present a performance of the one woman play, “Rose” featuring accomplished local actor Linda Monchik as Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. …

Mike Stanton to discuss new Marciano book

7:00 PM
Marciano, the greatest heavyweight champion of all time, was the man who never lost a professional fight. He had a record of 49-0. Just as he did with Buddy Cianci and The Prince of …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi

Local Artist Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi is currently showcasing her work at RE/MAX River's Edge's Bristol Office. Her artwork will be on display at RE/MAX River's Edge through 9/6/18. Visitors are welcome to stop in and view her work during business …

Thursday, August 16

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 …

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.

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.

No Tell Motel

11:00 AM
Written by Michael G. Wilmot Directed by Daniel Lee White ​ Brandon and Sarah plan a quick, sexy rendezvous at the Bird of Paradise Motel and discover getting what you want isn't always what you want! A meddling motel manager with …

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, …

New Buildings in Historic Places: Preservation from an International Perspective

6:00 PM
The issues that are most debated in historic preservation circles today in the United States are also the focus of debate in other countries. We can broaden our understanding of our own preservation …

Last Hurrah to Summer! Treasure Hunt with Dirt Cups and Bug Juice

6:30 PM
Learn to use a map and compass and follow clues through different habitats. Can you complete the series and discover the mystery animal? After the treasure hunt, families head back to the Center for …

Sculptor Allison Newsome to speak on the evolution of the “RainKeep” at IMAGO on August 16

7:00 PM
Sculptor Allison Newsome will present "From Blithewold's Gardens in Bristol to the Giardini Marinaressa in Venice: The Evolution of the RainKeep" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street. The public is invited to this free …

Temples for All: The Greek Revival

7:00 PM
Lecture by award winning architectural historian, John Tschirch, on the Greek Revival with its white columned houses as defined on the main streets of Bristol. This is the second lecture in a six part series of BRISTOL BUILDINGS: AN ARCHITECTURAL …

Temples for All: The Greek Revival

7:00 PM
Architectural Study Series Lecture with John Tschirch. The Greek Revival with its white columned houses defined the main streets of Bristol and was a popular national style appealing to the aspirations of the new country emerging after the …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi

Local Artist Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi is currently showcasing her work at RE/MAX River's Edge's Bristol Office. Her artwork will be on display at RE/MAX River's Edge through 9/6/18. Visitors are welcome to stop in and view her work during business …

Friday, August 17

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 …

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 …

No Tell Motel

6:00 PM
Written by Michael G. Wilmot Directed by Daniel Lee White ​ Brandon and Sarah plan a quick, sexy rendezvous at the Bird of Paradise Motel and discover getting what you want isn't always what you want! A meddling motel manager with …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi

Local Artist Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi is currently showcasing her work at RE/MAX River's Edge's Bristol Office. Her artwork will be on display at RE/MAX River's Edge through 9/6/18. Visitors are welcome to stop in and view her work during business …

Saturday, August 18

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 …

1316 Bulgarmarsh Road - Full Estate Sale Under Tent

10:00 AM
Join Cranston, RI's Bruneau and Co. Auctioneers for an incredible all day on-site estate auction! 1316 Bulgarmarsh Rd. Tiverton, RI Preview contents: Friday, 8/17 from 10-5 Saturday 8/18 - open at 8am Auction starts at …

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 …

The Greek Revival, A Walking Tour

10:00 AM
Walk with architectural historian John Tschirch on a journey past a series of houses on Hope Street, and various side streets, that demonstrate the adaptability of Greek forms and ornament in both grand and modest dwellings. This is the 4th of 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 …

5th Annual Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet

1:30 PM
The Bristol Harbormaster’s Office and the local fishing community are teaming up, once again, to host the 5th Annual Bristol Harbor Festival & Blessing of the Fleet on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at Rockwell Park on Thames Street in historic …

Saturday Nature Walks with Audubon

2:00 PM
Join Audubon for weekly nature walks on Saturdays. Ramble down the trails with an Audubon naturalist as your guide. Please note this program is weather dependent. No registration …

Walking Tour in Historic Bristol

2:00 PM
"Backdoor Gossip" is the subject of this walking tour with historian Rei Battcher at the Bristol Historical & Preservation Society. Walk Bristol Streets and learn about the history of the families who lived in many of the houses some 200 and more …

No Tell Motel

6:00 PM
Written by Michael G. Wilmot Directed by Daniel Lee White ​ Brandon and Sarah plan a quick, sexy rendezvous at the Bird of Paradise Motel and discover getting what you want isn't always what you want! A meddling motel manager with …

Providence Roller Derby Presents: Rats vs Honeys!

6:00 PM
Come witness history in the making as the undefeated Rats and Honeys face off for the first time this season. Both teams will be fighting to carry that undefeated status into championships. If you thought the first two regular season bouts were …

Old Stone Church Revival Concert on Aug. 18

7:00 PM
An Old Stone Church Revival Concert is on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. at First Baptist (Old Stone) Church,7 Old Stone Church Road, Tiverton. Local bluesy, rock, funk artist Eric Lee Brumley …

Japanese Fish Printing

JAPANESE FISH PRINTING WITH SUZANNE LEWIS Learn the ancient Japanese art of fish printing. Ink is applied to a real fish and the image is transferred to rice paper. Have fun in this unique workshop and learn to preserve your own catch for …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi

Local Artist Jeanne Cardarelli Raimondi is currently showcasing her work at RE/MAX River's Edge's Bristol Office. Her artwork will be on display at RE/MAX River's Edge through 9/6/18. Visitors are welcome to stop in and view her work during business …

August 12 — 18, 2018

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