Calendar of events

September 15 — 21, 2019

Found 86 events

Sunday, September 15

34th Annual Folk Art Quilt Show

10:00 AM
South County Museum will display more than 75 quilts made by local quilters as well as present programming on quilts housed in the museum’s collections. The museum will be celebrating the history of quilt making and its vitality as a contemporary …

Newport International Boat Show

10:00 AM
One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country and the premier show in New England, the Newport International Boat Show encompasses over 13 acres of Newport’s famed waterfront and will host hundreds of exhibitors from around the world with …

Providence Flea - Every Sunday along the Riverfront!

10:00 AM
The Flea returns every Sunday to the Providence River Greenway for the outdoor season from early May through September across from 345 South Water Street, Providence, from 10 am - 4 pm (except September 15 there's no Flea due to a conflicting road …

MusicWorks Collective Season Opening Concert

2:00 PM
Community MusicWorks' Ensemble-in-Residence MusicWorks Collective, kicks off its 23rd Season with a rich and spirited program, including Jessie Montgomery's Starburst, Coleridge Taylor-Perkinson's Sinfonietta No. 1, and the beautiful 5 Folk Songs in …

Mabel Residency Open Studios: Part 1

3:00 PM
Tour the artist studios of the Mabel Residency and explore the land that has inspired artists for centuries at Norman Bird Sanctuary. You’ll learn the process and techniques of the prominent artists and how they’ve drawn inspiration from nature. …

Thinking of You

4:00 PM
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Rina Naik and guest artists Elena Obelenus and Pamela Seymour Smith Sharp as part of a group exhibit August 29 through October 6 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. The …

Bubbles + Beats @ The Rooftop

6:00 PM
Bubbles + Beats returns to The Rooftop every second and fourth Sunday of the month! Visit us to enjoy the Can't Stop DJs spinning the grooviest disco, funk, soul and house! We've also got champagne split specials. So come up to The Rooftop to get …

LOS LOBOS

7:00 PM
“We’re a Mexican American band, and no word describes America like immigrant. Most of us are children of immigrants, so it’s perhaps natural that the songs we create celebrate America in this way.” So says Louie Perez, the “poet …

Rehoboth Community Dance

7:00 PM
*Free* On Sunday evening, September 15, from 7 to 9 p.m., there will be a community dance held at Goff Memorial Hall, 124 Bay State Road, in Rehoboth. This dance is hosted by the Sunday Night Jammers, a group of area musicians who meet regularly on …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly presents Coming Home Envisioning Peace

Come celebrate peace with “Coming Home” – Envisioning Peace featuring Elaine S. Porter and Jane Parillo Rollins And special events throughout a month of “Peace, Remembrance and …

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

Monday, September 16

RIHA to Host Entry-Level Cook Training Program

3:00 PM
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a three-week Entry Level Cook Training Program from Monday, September 9th to Friday, September 27th at the Genesis Center in Providence. This program will review the specific qualities, behaviors and …

Lloyd Kaplan and the Aristocats in Concert

7:00 PM
The amazing Aristocats are in the house! Need we say more? Who else has a swing and jazz repertoire of hundreds of songs without a sheet of music to be seen? Led by Lloyd Kaplan, this Rhode Island musical treasure will play a set of jazz, swing, and …

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

Tuesday, September 17

RIHA to Host Entry-Level Cook Training Program

3:00 PM
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a three-week Entry Level Cook Training Program from Monday, September 9th to Friday, September 27th at the Genesis Center in Providence. This program will review the specific qualities, behaviors and …

189th Governor Sprague Birthday Celebration Buffet

6:00 PM
The Cranston Historical Society cordially invites you to enjoy the company of history enthusiasts at the 189th Governor Sprague Birthday Celebration -- TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 at 6:00 p.m. Guests will marvel at the fascinating objects that will be on …

Intro to Drawing with Karen James

6:00 PM
Intro to Drawing is a fun and relaxed way to learn the basic techniques and tools needed to start sketching and drawing. Whether you plan to draw just to capture a moment in time or to record detailed images, this is a great way to get started. You …

Free Trip To Egypt Screening

6:30 PM
Seeking to build a bridge of mutual understanding and friendship, an entrepreneur of Muslim faith decides to reach out to the very people who fear him. Traveling across the U.S. to find Americans concerned about an Islamic threat, Tarek Mounib makes …

Trivia Tuesdays

8:00 PM
Come down to GPub for Trivia Tuesday to show off your knowledge of anything (and everything) - be the smartest, and you may even take home a gift card!

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

Wednesday, September 18

RIHA to Host Entry-Level Cook Training Program

3:00 PM
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a three-week Entry Level Cook Training Program from Monday, September 9th to Friday, September 27th at the Genesis Center in Providence. This program will review the specific qualities, behaviors and …

Country Night at GPub

5:00 PM
It’s time to put on your boots, denim, and flannel and partake in Country Night, every Wednesday at Providence GPub! Starting at 5PM, we’ll be featuring drink promos, playing the hottest country music, and offering our $9.81 BBQ Plate special! …

Lecture: "Hull 341: The Navy-Curtiss Flying Boat, First Across the Atlantic" by Kent B. Lewis

6:00 PM
September 18th, 2019 "Hull 341: The Navy-Curtiss Flying Boat, First Across the Atlantic" by Kent B. Lewis Transatlantic travel was perilous during the first World War and Allied shipping was preyed upon by German submarines. The United …

All About Dahlias

6:30 PM
Join Indian Run Garden Club as we celebrate the Year of the Dahlia on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 pm when we host speaker Nancy Alley of the RI Dahlia Society. She will reveal how to grow and harvest beautiful dahlias in your garden. There will …

All About Dahlias

6:30 PM
Join Indian Run Garden Club as we celebrate the Year of the Dahlia on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 pm when we host speaker Nancy Alley of the RI Dahlia Society. She will reveal how to grow and harvest beautiful dahlias in your garden. There will …

All About Dahlias

6:30 PM
Join Indian Run Garden Club as we celebrate the Year of the Dahlia on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 pm when we host speaker Nancy Alley of the RI Dahlia Society. She will reveal how to grow and harvest beautiful dahlias in your garden. There will …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly presents Coming Home Envisioning Peace

Come celebrate peace with “Coming Home” – Envisioning Peace featuring Elaine S. Porter and Jane Parillo Rollins And special events throughout a month of “Peace, Remembrance and …

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

Thursday, September 19

3rd Thursday Hike: Weeden Farm

8:30 AM
Join us for our 3rd Thursday Hike! Participating in RI Land Trust Day’s, September’s hike will be on Weeden Farm, which is located on a glacial outwash plain. This easy-to-walk 1.6 mile trail features pastoral views of stone walls and fields …

RIHA to Host Entry-Level Cook Training Program

3:00 PM
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a three-week Entry Level Cook Training Program from Monday, September 9th to Friday, September 27th at the Genesis Center in Providence. This program will review the specific qualities, behaviors and …

Faith WIlding: Seen and Heard

4:00 PM
Faith Wilding: Seen and Heard Exhibition, book reading and signing Faith Wilding, artist, member of the 1972 Womanhouse project in Los Angeles, Pembroke Center Visiting Scholar, and Professor Emeritus at the School of the Art Institute …

Thinking of You

4:00 PM
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Rina Naik and guest artists Elena Obelenus and Pamela Seymour Smith Sharp as part of a group exhibit August 29 through October 6 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. The …

Opening Plenary – R-E-S-P-E-C-T-A-B-I-L-I-T-Y: Black Women's Studies since "Righteous Discontent"

4:30 PM
"Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880–1920" by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham impacted a wide range of disciplines and areas, among them, gender and sexuality studies, histories of labor and resistance, and …

Closet Tour: Fantastic Plastics

5:00 PM
Peek inside Doris Duke’s closet and the Rough Point costume collection. This expert-led experience will focus on pieces from the collection made from synthetic materials and all of the challenges historic plastics present to modern-day curators. …

What Cheer Farm's Annual Flower Festival

5:00 PM
Join us at What Cheer Flower Farm’s annual Flower Festival during the sunset hours at the peak of the growing season. You'll: - Enjoy live music while sipping bubbly - Take selfies by a flower wall - See gorgeous displays by RI's …

10th ecoRI News Zero-Trash Birthday Bash

5:30 PM
Join ecoRI News, Rhode Island's environmental news source, in celebrating a decade of good, clean environmental reporting. Enjoy a drink (on us), and munch on appetizers and dinner buffet from farm-to-table caterer, Easy Entertaining Inc. …

Mabel Residency Artist Talk

6:00 PM
Hosted at the Newport Art Museum Meet the renowned artists of Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Mabel Residency at the Newport Art Museum and learn about their current work, process, perspectives, and inspirations. *FREE* Followed by …

Talk Like a Pirate Drag Bingo

6:00 PM
Drag Bingo is Back! Drag Bingo Season 23 starts off with a swashbuckling bang on September 19th, as we celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day! Meet our new sponsors and say hi to our returning ones! Our fantastic Drag Hostesses Haley Star and LaDiva …

Victorian Game Night

6:00 PM
Join us for an evening of Victorian inspired games! Providence Gaming Guild will guide novices and challenge experienced players with a new round of exciting historical games. Brown University’s John Hay Library will bring a selection from their …

Know Your Bubbles - Champagne, Cava & Prosecco - Strawberries dipped in chocolate, Brie and Crudites

6:30 PM
The once-a-month series of three tasting events will take place from 6:30pm-8:00pm inside the historic mansion and gardens, giving attendees a social, fun and educational opportunity to sample spirits, wines and beers as well as a chance to …

Know Your Bubbles - Champagne, Cava & Prosecco - Strawberries dipped in chocolate, Brie and Crudites

6:30 PM
The once-a-month series of three tasting events will take place from 6:30pm-8:00pm inside the historic mansion and gardens, giving attendees a social, fun and educational opportunity to sample spirits, wines and beers as well as a chance to …

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival Returns for its 14th Year

7:00 PM
The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, one of the East Coast’s most sophisticated culinary events, returns for its 14th year, September 19 – 22, 2019. In addition to the Grand Tastings on Saturday and Sunday, highlights of the …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly presents Coming Home Envisioning Peace

Come celebrate peace with “Coming Home” – Envisioning Peace featuring Elaine S. Porter and Jane Parillo Rollins And special events throughout a month of “Peace, Remembrance and …

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

Friday, September 20

R-E-S-P-E-C-T-A-B-I-L-I-T-Y: Black Women's Studies since

8:45 AM
"Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880–1920" by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham impacted a wide range of disciplines and areas, among them, gender and sexuality studies, histories of labor and resistance, and …

Friday Afternoon Tours at Lippitt House Museum

12:00 PM
'Step into Providence's Golden Age' A National Historic Landmark, Lippitt House has one of the best preserved interiors in America, allowing visitors to experience exceptional Victorian design and American craftsmanship. Guided …

Office Space Fridays w/ Drummer Timmy J

2:00 PM
Join us to celebrate reaching the weekend! We have 1/2 priced apps in the bar area from 2-6 p.m. and will feature Drummer Timmy J starting at 9:30 p.m.!

RIHA to Host Entry-Level Cook Training Program

3:00 PM
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a three-week Entry Level Cook Training Program from Monday, September 9th to Friday, September 27th at the Genesis Center in Providence. This program will review the specific qualities, behaviors and …

Thinking of You

4:00 PM
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Rina Naik and guest artists Elena Obelenus and Pamela Seymour Smith Sharp as part of a group exhibit August 29 through October 6 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. The …

Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village

5:00 PM
Come experience the fun and entertainment of the Roger Williams Park Carousel Village and enjoy some of the best local food trucks around! Ride the Carousel, explore Hasbro's Boundless Playground, hop aboard the Carousel Express train, listen to …

Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village

5:00 PM
Come experience the fun and entertainment of the Roger Williams Park Carousel Village and enjoy some of the best local food trucks around! Ride the Carousel, explore Hasbro's Boundless Playground, hop aboard the Carousel Express train, listen to …

Dan Denvir on All American Nativism

6:00 PM
Daniel Denvir will be speaking about his book, All American Nativism: How the Bipartisan War on Immigrants Explains Politics as We Know It. Denvir is an award-winning journalist, Visiting Fellow in International and Public Affairs at Brown …

Sounds of Streisand

6:00 PM
See the incomparable Lori Z., one of the finest Barbra Streisand tribute artist in America as she performs all of the Streisand hits at a dinner show including delicious five course buffet.

Fight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on the Gun Lobby and Why Women Will Change the World Author Shannon Watts Talk & Book Signing

6:30 PM
Join us for a talk and book signing with Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for her new book Fight Like a Mother. For tickets for this event (the $10 ticket price will be applied to the cost of the book the night of the event), visit …

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival Returns for its 14th Year

7:00 PM
The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, one of the East Coast’s most sophisticated culinary events, returns for its 14th year, September 19 – 22, 2019. In addition to the Grand Tastings on Saturday and Sunday, highlights of the …

Mike Hanley from CBS, Sirius Radio, & More

7:30 PM
Mike Hanley has recently appeared on CBS Boston's Best Comedians Special, can be heard on Sirius/XM and can be seen on YouTube with his viral video that has 22 million views. Mike's unique style of high energy, full tilt comedy has left audiences …

B-52s at Foxwoods Resort Casino

8:00 PM
It has been said that the B-52s are as quintessentially American as the Beach Boys. And thirty-five years and over twenty million albums into their career, the B-52s remain the among the most beloved rock stars ever. The B-52s unforgettable …

TERRAPIN – GRATEFUL DEAD TRIBUTE

8:00 PM
Terrapin is the ultimate Grateful Dead experience playing an authentic mix of Grateful Dead and other vintage jam-centric music. Since 2013, Terrapin has performed over 160 shows, live! Each show presents an original interpretation of songs that …

Fireside Weekends on the Rooftop

10:00 PM
Every Friday and Saturday from 10 PM to 2 AM, the Dance Floor DJs spin the hottest house and top 40s tracks!

The Late Show with Alex Giampapa

10:00 PM
Called "the nicest cynic you'll ever meet," Alex Giampapa began performing stand-up at the age of 19 and soon became a mainstay in the Boston Comedy Scene. He's shared the stage with legendary comedians such as Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, and Gary …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly presents Coming Home Envisioning Peace

Come celebrate peace with “Coming Home” – Envisioning Peace featuring Elaine S. Porter and Jane Parillo Rollins And special events throughout a month of “Peace, Remembrance and …

Fireside Weekends at The Rooftop

Enjoy a meal, drink, and our casual yet elegant atmosphere as you take in one-of-a-kind views of Providence. Private fire pit lounges are available for booking at rooftopattheg.com! Every Friday & Saturday @ 10 PM.

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

Saturday, September 21

International Coastal Cleanup

12:00 AM
The International Coastal Cleanup brings more than 2,000 Rhode lsland volunteers together to pick up marine trash from more than 65 miles of beautiful Ocean State shoreline, from the upper Providence …

Rise & Play: Sensory-Friendly Mornings in our Big Backyard

9:00 AM
Rise & Play: Sensory-Friendly Mornings in our Big Backyard Join us for an hour of nature play before the Zoo opens: designed for families who have a child with sensory sensitivities, come and play in Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard from 9 to 10 a.m. …

Rise & Play: Sensory-Friendly Mornings in our Big Backyard

9:00 AM
Rise & Play: Sensory-Friendly Mornings in our Big Backyard Join us for an hour of nature play before the Zoo opens: designed for families who have a child with sensory sensitivities, come and play in Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard from 9 to 10 a.m. …

Home Remodeling Fair

10:00 AM
Do you spend hours searching through Houzz or Pinterest dreaming of a new kitchen or bath and wonder how to make them a reality? Join us for a day packed with practical workshops and remodeling insights. Attend one workshop or stay for the entire …

International Coastal Cleanup - Third Beach with Norman Bird Sanctuary

10:00 AM
Each year, NBS leads the ICC at Third Beach, which is part of an international effort by the Ocean Conservancy to reduce litter on our beaches around the world. Last year 2,293 volunteers across Rhode Island picked up 13,389 pounds of trash! You can …

Fiddle n Folk Fest

12:00 PM
On September 21 from noon - 5:00 pm, Local Brew Events' 9th annual Fiddle n Folk Fest will take place in Haines Park, Barrington (near the boat launch). Featuring 10 bands (The Vox Hunters, Old Dog Daddy and the Dagnabbits, Hollow Turtle, John …

Preschool Adventures

12:00 PM
PRESCHOOL ADVENTURES (ages 3-5) These 90-minute programs focus on a special animal or area of the Zoo and present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. Programs include a lesson, activity, a craft, an up-close …

Preschool Adventures

12:00 PM
PRESCHOOL ADVENTURES (ages 3-5) These 90-minute programs focus on a special animal or area of the Zoo and present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. Programs include a lesson, activity, a craft, an up-close …

Third Saturday Tours at Lippitt House Museum

12:00 PM
'Step into Providence's Golden Age' A National Historic Landmark, Lippitt House has one of the best preserved interiors in America, allowing visitors to experience exceptional Victorian design and American craftsmanship. Guided …

Plein Air; Painting in the Farm Fields

3:00 PM
What is Plein Air Painting? Discover it on September 21 In the open air. RIght Here. Creating art outside in the field of nature. It is about outdoor light, finding the last days of summer into autumn splendor, meeting new friends, and …

Thinking of You

4:00 PM
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Rina Naik and guest artists Elena Obelenus and Pamela Seymour Smith Sharp as part of a group exhibit August 29 through October 6 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. The …

Providence Roller Derby Presents a Double Header: The Mob Squad vs Central Jersey Roller Vixens & Sakonnet River Roller Rats vs The Old Money Honeys

5:00 PM
September 21, 2019 The Mob Squad vs Central Jersey Roller Vixens- First Whistle at 5:00 pm Championship Bout: Sakonnet River Roller Rats vs The Old Money Honeys Championship Bout starts at 7:00pm *Rain date Sunday, 9/22 …

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival Returns for its 14th Year

7:00 PM
The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, one of the East Coast’s most sophisticated culinary events, returns for its 14th year, September 19 – 22, 2019. In addition to the Grand Tastings on Saturday and Sunday, highlights of the …

TJ Miller from Comedy Central, HBO, & Much More

7:00 PM
T.J. MILLER is one of the most sought after comedians in the world, certainly the northern part of the western hemisphere. He has been diligently working to make people laugh for over fifteen years, and is driven by the altruistic mission statement …

BILL FRISELL

8:00 PM
"It's hard to find a more fruitful meditation on American music than in the compositions of guitarist Bill Frisell. Mixing rock and country with jazz and blues, he's found what connects them: improvisation and a sense of play. Unlike other …

Fireside Weekends on the Rooftop

10:00 PM
Every Friday and Saturday from 10 PM to 2 AM, the Dance Floor DJs spin the hottest house and top 40s tracks!

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly presents Coming Home Envisioning Peace

Come celebrate peace with “Coming Home” – Envisioning Peace featuring Elaine S. Porter and Jane Parillo Rollins And special events throughout a month of “Peace, Remembrance and …

Bagels and Bugs - Garrison House Acres Guided Walk

Today our focus will be on bugs! Join members of the Narrow River Land Trust for an all ages guided walk starting at Middlebridge and crossing to the NRLT Garrison House Acres Preserve. Our leader will be Dr. David Gregg of the RI …

Fayerweather Craft Guild Craft Workshop - Make a Fall Wreath

Craft Workshop – Make a Fall Wreath with Ursula Brandl. Free demonstration at 2 p.m. followed by workshop to make a wreath using natural vines and branches, $10. For ages 18 and up. Registration …

Fireside Weekends at The Rooftop

Enjoy a meal, drink, and our casual yet elegant atmosphere as you take in one-of-a-kind views of Providence. Private fire pit lounges are available for booking at rooftopattheg.com! Every Friday & Saturday @ 10 PM.

New England Pro-Am

As Season 28 nears completion, the polo action will be amped up on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 4pm in the New England Pro-Am, hosted by the Newport International Polo Series, Presented by Brahmin. After 6 periods, called chukkers, the match will conclude …

Summer Winds

To mark the launch of The Massachusetts Design Art and Technology Institute (DATMA), the non-collecting museum and its partners will kick off a city-wide, collaborative venture called “Summer Winds” from July 1 to September 30, 2019. Open and …

Ultimate Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay

These 7-hour narrated lighthouse cruises are for the true lighthouse aficionados. See 19 active and inactive Rhode Island historic lighthouses, while taking in breathtaking views of the Newport Pell …

September 15 — 21, 2019