Get Out of the House

Things to do (other staying in and snoozing).

‘Three Nights Of Lights’

(12.3) Lots going on downtown this weekend. Three Nights of Lights is a weekend-long festival with free citywide events, all incorporating the theme of light. Events, activations, and installations will be found around every corner. Experience a new multimedia installation and live ensemble performance presented by Firstworks at Grace Church. Enjoy illuminated and activated art …

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‘Celebrate Downcity’

(11.25) Kick off the holiday season, while supporting local businesses on Small Business Saturday, with festive music and interactive holiday entertainment along Westminster Street. Don’t miss the Rock and Roll Yard Sale around the corner on Eddy Street. Celebrate Downcity will be held both outdoors on Westminster between Eddy Street and Union Street, and within …

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RI Comic-Con

(11.5) I always love the eclectic blend of unrelated celebrities at these Cons, drawing as they do on the worlds of movies, television, and wrestling, both animated and live action. And then there’s the comics. The RI Comic-Con is presenting a very strong field year: Christina Ricci, Charlie Hunnam, Gina Gershon, John Ratzenberger, Shannen Doherty, …

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Halloween Extravaganza At Dexter Park

(10.28) The armory looms, empty and dark, the perfect backdrop for Saturday’s Halloween Extravaganza hosted by Haus of Codec, Moniker Brewing, and the West Broadway Neighbors Association. The event will feature an art marketplace, crafting, trick or treating, spooky mini golf, a BOOze Garden, and music. Noon to 4pm: Live music with Matt Kowalski, Jake …

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Providence Roller Derby Returns

(10.14) The gals of the Providence Roller Derby are back! Their first bout in three years will be a double-header Saturday downtown at the Providence Rink. As a founding member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, PRD competes against other leagues with our internationally-ranked all-stars, the Rhode Island Riveters; they are currently 80th in the …

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Providence Ghost Tours

Discover Providence’s dark history on a 90-minute haunted history tour. The guides of the Providence Ghost Tours will lead you by lantern light in the footsteps of Providence’s dearly-deceased-but-not-so-departed residents. Tours begin and end at Prospect Terrace. Immerse yourself in the spooky side of Providence’s history! Allow our guides to lead you by lantern light …

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Märzen Spirit Launch At Industrious

(10.5) Makayla and Matt will be on hand Thursday when the Industrious Spirit Company (ISCo) kicks off a new line of experimental spirits with March Forth! By partnering with Narragansett Brewery, this specialty spirit has to be the quintessential Rhode Island collab. Here’s all you need to know: We took Gansett’s Oktoberfest Märzen lager, distilled …

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Full WaterFire

(9.30) WaterFire workers and volunteers have been up all night stacking braziers, setting up tents, and running cables, and finally, the weather report looks promising. The rain should be moving out this afternoon; all you need is a jacket to finally get out of the house. On-shore programming starts at 5:30pm; braziers get fired up …

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular At RWP

The annual walk-through Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo starts tonight and runs through October 31. The theme this year: Pumpkins Around the World. All tickets must be purchased online. This event does not include animal exhibits. All animal exhibits close at end of daytime Zoo hours. Thousands of artistically carved, illuminated pumpkins …

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