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Carolers entertain visitors at Blithewold during the 2013 holiday season.

Christmas begins now

Christmas begins now

You may still have leftover turkey in the fridge, but the Christmas officially kicks off this weekend, with several towns and venues holding events or beginning their holiday schedules. Christmas at Linden Place Linden Place Museum, located in downtown Bristol, is celebrating the holiday season with tours of the 200-year old Federal-style mansion beginning Thanksgiving weekend


Forever Young returns to Sandywoods

Forever Young is a Sandywoods favorite. The award-winning band combines superb musicianship, great arrangements and a well-chosen set list of hits and rarities in finely saluting one of rock’s legends. Forever Young performs the best of Neil Young’s acoustic and electric songs. The group consists of Rhode Island’s most prolific and best known songwriters, all


Marc Berger in Tiverton

Marc Berger has had a lifelong love affair with the American West, and his music captures the vastness and romance of the West’s wide open spaces. At Sandywoods, he’ll be performing his critically acclaimed album, “RIDE,” accompanied by guitar wizard Rich DePaolo. Marc has performed at Austin’s South by Southwest Music Festival and The Kerrville


Barbara Meek at 2nd Story Theatre

This holiday season the indomitable first lady of Rhode Island theatre, Barbara Meek, will grace the 2nd Story stage as the frail but feisty Carrie Watts in “The Trip to Bountiful”, Horton Foote’s beloved story of an intergenerational family living a cramped apartment in Houston. WHERE: 2nd Story Theatre/UpStage, 28 Market St., Warren WHEN: Previews

New Leaf stylist Ashley Sousa trims Santa's beard by the window during last year's Holiday Preview.

Bristol’s Holiday Preview is this weekend

From 5 to 9 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22, the Bristol Merchants Association and Independent Galleries invite visitors to follow the festive luminaries from store to store for refreshments, entertainment and holiday gifts during Bristol’s 13th annual Holiday Preview. This celebration kicks off Bristol’s most coveted winter event, the 6th Annual


A Flamili sail

On June 29, Jean-Pierre Mougligne, his wife Kate, their two children, and two French cousins set sail from Bristol on route to France via the Azores. After one month on the open ocean, the family of six arrived at the French port of Arzal. JP and his family will share their insights and stories of