Calendar of events

Friday, December 6

Sinners Pie at The Collaborative

7:00 PM
Free Live Music at The Collaborative with Sinners Pie! Doors at 7:00 and show at 7:30 sharp. Attendees may BYOB and there will be a pass the hat for the performers. Sinners Pie is a Massachusetts/ Rhode Island based band that plays original …

'Christmas Carol' returns to Trinity

7:30 PM
Trinity Repertory Company presents A Christmas Carol, featuring Taavon Gamble as Jacob Marley and Jude Sandy as Ebenezer Scrooge (pictured). By Charles Dickens, with original music by Richard …

It's a Wonderful Life at the Gamm

7:30 PM
George, Clarence, and the entire town of Bedford Falls come to life in this staged 1940s radio broadcast of Frank Capra’s holiday movie classic. With live sound effects and a handful of actors, …

Tenor, Michael DiMucci’s Fireside Christmas Concerts at Linden Place Mansion

7:30 PM
Linden Place’s Museum will celebrate the holiday season with two fundraiser concerts and sing-a-longs with pianist and singer, Michael DiMucci. DiMucci will be performing on Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm. For those who prefer an afternoon concert, …

The Lion in Winter

7:30 PM
The Lion in Winter By James Goldman Directed by Joan Dillenback December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 2019 On leave for a Christmas visit, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine has been in prison since raising an army against her husband, King …

Jon Butcher Axis at the Narrows

8:00 PM
Grammy-nominated guitarist Jon Butcher is one of a select handful of influential recording artists who emerged from the legendary '80s Boston music scene. MTV videos, hit songs, and incendiary live …

East Providence Volunteers Need for Meals on Wheels of RI

Meals on Wheels of RI is in need of volunteers to deliver home-delivered meals to homebound Rhode Island seniors in the East Providence area Monday through Friday. Volunteers also provide a vital safety check and socialization to our clients.

Saturday, December 7

Ant'ny Claus: A Dysfunctional Family Christmas

12:00 AM
Ant'ny Claus is Santa's little brother and the back-up plan in case Santa can't make the trip on Christmas Eve. But in ten years the call has never come. So on this Christmas Eve, Ant'ny spends time …

Audubon Annual Tree Sale and Photos with Santa

9:00 AM
Come to Audubon and pick a freshly cut tree from a local Rhode Island farm and have your child’s picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. After the event, your picture can be posted in a …

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 …

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