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Beer And Brewing At The Haffenreffer Museum

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Haffenreffer family’s gift of Rudolf Haffenreffer’s private museum — now the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology — to Brown University. To celebrate, the Haffenreffer Museum Student Group has curated an exhibition devoted to beer in cultures around the

New West End Brewery Opens

(1.9) A new entry to the brewery scene — Long Live Beerworks will hold its opening reception this Saturday. (Facebook) We believe you should be able to have good draught beer anywhere – not just your favorite pub. Come back often to taste our regularly

‘Mericans Play Bucket Brewery

(11.20) Great write-up by Gail Ciampa in today’s ProJo about touring and tasting local breweries. A few are right over the line in Pawtucket — the Bucket Brewery for one. You’ll find Pawtucket Pail Ale and beers including Hive Mind Honey amber ale and BOG

RI Brew Fest

(1.31) Tickets are selling fast for the third annual Rhode Island Brew Fest — ‘Session One’ is already sold out. Here are the vital statistics: 200 beers; 55 breweries; 0 kids; 0 babies; 0 pets. Just a few hours of sudsy, hoppy, grownup fun. Gail

Contract Brewer On Tap For Kinsley Street

Attention homebrewers, time to put your money where your mouth is. Those with dreams of taking their recipe to market can start designing that label. Isle Brewers Guild is finalizing the purchase of an old warehouse at 498 Kinsley Street for a proposed brew-by-contract operation.

Brewery Tours In Pawtucket

Still got out-of-town guests? Head up to Pawtucket and check out the burgeoning craft brewing scene. Foolproof Brewing Company at 241 Grotto Avenue (directions). Tastings are held Friday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. $10 gets you three beer samples and a glass. Participants must be

‘Brew At The Zoo’ — Grown-Ups Only

(9.6) And the zoo closes at noon — see below.* Sample over 100 craft beers from over 50 of the regions’ finest brewers at Rhode Island’s most popular outdoor venue. At this 21+ event, guests will also enjoy animal encounters and live music, and everyone

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Downtown Music And Beer Garden Thursdays

(6.26) This Thursday marks the return of the Trinity Brewhouse beer garden and live music in Burnside Park, brought to you by the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy. From the Facebook event page, Every Thursday this summer, Burnside Park will be transformed into your favorite restaurant,

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RI Brew Fest

(2.1) The Pawtucket Armory will host the second annual winter Rhode Island Brew Fest in two three-hour sessions this Saturday — 40 breweries, 125 beers. Gail Ciampa has it covered in today’s ProJo. Not only will some excellent breweries be on hand sampling their products,

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R.I. Seafood Festival This Weekend

Head over to India Point Park for the 3rd annual Rhode Island Seafood Festival. Rhode Island’s premiere seafood festival hosting the best seafood in all of Rhode Island and southern New England. Restaurants, food distributors, breweries, wineries, local companies, artists and non-profit organizations will be

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Cinco De Mayo — Americans Celebrate The Battle Of Puebla

Because somebody’s got to do it. On May 5, 1862 the Mexican army prevailed in an unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. This made Americans thirsty. Thus we have Cinco de Mayo. Head downtown today for the In Downcity Cinco de

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Local Craft Breweries

Following last weekend’s craft brew expo, ProJo staff reporter Zachary Malinowski wrote up the state’s burgeoning craft beer industry “Brewing up local in R.I.” One Pawtucket brewer has taken the name Bucket Brewery; located in the Lorraine Mills, their tap handles feature a small tin

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R.I. Brew Fest — Pawtucket Armory

(2.2) Craft beer fans should head over to the Pawtucket Armory on Saturday for the first R.I. Brew Fest. Meet the brewers and taste the beers: 30+ breweries with over 100 styles. This one-day beer-tasting festival is divided into two three-hour sessions: 1pm to 4pm

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Gansett Throws A Party — Hi Neighbor

(12.28) Special event Friday night at the Met as Narragansett Beer celebrates 122 years of brewing excellence. Featuring The Rice Cakes, The ‘Mericans, The Brother Kite, Michelle Lewis, Sharks Come Cruisin’, and special guests the ‘Gansett Girls from the 2013 Hi Neighbor Calendar. They’ll be

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Beer Garden — The Famous Winters

(8.9) With a recent line-up change the Famous Winters are now Matt DeCosta, Alex Garzone, and Nick Dawson. Head down to the Burnside Park Beer Garden Thursday to see what that sounds like. (They will also be playing Foo Fest this Saturday at 3:50pm to

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Summer Solstice Celebration

(6.23) Greater Kennedy Plaza and the Department of Art, Culture and Tourism will be kicking off the summer season with the 1st Annual Summer Solstice Celebration On the Plaza. A free, all-day celebration in downtown Providence with live painting by local street artists, family activities and