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Steampunk mansion mashup in Providence

Steampunk mansion mashup in Providence

Steampunk aficionados will truly feel at home when attending the Steampunk Mansion Mashup at the Lippitt House Museum this Saturday. In collaboration with Red Fork Empire, a collective of creative individuals who express themselves through the wide ranging avenues of Steampunk culture, the Museum will showcase this alternate world where Victorian culture collides with science

Visitors enjoy the offerings at last year's Town Farm Harvest Festival with its Westport River backdrop.

Old-time harvest celebration at Westport Town Farm

Food, bluegrass music, barn building, farm animals, a one-day farmers’ market and more will be among the offerings when the Trustees of Reservations hosts its sixth annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18, from noon to 4 p.m. This is the “last chance” to purchase fresh vegetables from local farmers at the farmers market this

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Joe Locke Duo in Bristol

Vibraphonist Joe Locke is widely considered to be one of the major voices of his instrument. Capable of stunning physical power and broad emotional range, he will perform a wide-ranging repertoire of jazz standards, blues, ballads and original numbers, accompanied by the exceptionally talented Jim Ridl on piano. WHERE: Roger Williams University, Global Heritage Hall

Two American oystercatchers at Allens Pond. (Dan Logan)

Bird Club slideshow celebrates Dartmouth’s 350th 

The Paskamansett Bird Club’s October meeting will feature a slideshow focused on the natural beauty of Dartmouth. The meeting, at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday Oct. 8, continues the year-long celebration of Dartmouth’s 350th Anniversary. Dan Logan will present “All Around Us: The Birds and Nature Resources of Old Dartmouth” at the Dartmouth Grange, 1133 Fisher Avenue.

annalivia, common fence music oct 11 2014   933 anthony rd, portsmouth

Acoustic folk string band Annalivia at Common Fence Music

Annalivia is an American “roots and branches” string-band which draws from traditional and contemporary musical elements to create an original brand of new acoustic folk music. The members of Annalivia – Liz Simmons, Flynn Cohen, and Lissa Schneckenburger – are all masterful players and have long histories with traditional music, ranging from bluegrass to Irish,

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Butterfly Adventure is Saturday at Allens Pond

WESTPORT — Allens Pond Wildlife Sanctuary will host a free South Coast Butterfly Adventure this Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat, Oct 11, 2014 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Led by Mass Audubon’s Lauren Miller-Donnelly, participants will look for, capture (and release) and learn about the rare southeast migrants who use

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Rockin’ out against domestic violence

The Church Street Coffeehouse and the Women’s Resource Center presents  “Rockin Out Against Domestic Violence” this Saturday. They have put together a line-up of performers worthy of everyone’s “Bucket List” who are donating both their time and talents. This will be an evening of folk, country, rock, boogie-woogie and blues. Performing musicians are Matt Borrello (pictured), Chuck Williams, Elliot Ricci, Bob Fitzgerald, Mark

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