Get Out of the House

Things to do (other staying in and snoozing).

WaterFire Kicks Off ‘Three Nights Of Fire’

Downtown Providence will be the place to be this weekend. Organizers have coordinated ‘WaterFire’s Holiday Celebration’ with the ‘Three Nights of Lights’ event starting Thursday, with a partial lighting of the braziers all three nights. Unfortunately, an adjustment to the Santa Claus portion of the program will be necessary due to some incoming rain. Due …

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Wild Colonial Open Thanksgiving Evening

(11.24) The Wild Colonial Tavern will be open from 8pm to 1am on Thanksgiving for those who just need a break from it all. They have darts, they have pool, they have televisions, and they have 16 beers on draught. It’s even looking a bit festive. And from today’s Wild Colonial IG comes this useful …

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‘Holiday Lights’ At RWP Zoo — Starts Friday

Experience the Holiday Lights Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo — an annual walk-through experience just in time for the holidays. Event runs from Friday, November 25th through Sunday, January 1st. Featuring festive, larger-than-life dazzling displays, this year’s event is even bigger and brighter boasting more than 3 — million illuminated lights that transform the …

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Makers Market At WFAC

(11.20) The Good Trade Makers Market takes over the WaterFire Arts Center Saturday and Sunday. Vendors include: Bad Taste, Aura’s Chocolate, Clover Desserts, Forge to Table, Ja Patty, Anti-Robot Club, Dan Blakeslee, Crybaby Cross Stitch, Jonathan Joseph Peters, Newport Sea Salt, Ocean State Pepper, Swamp Yankee, and many more. The Good Trade Makers Market is …

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Fine Furnishings Show At WFAC

(11.6) The WaterFire Arts Center will be hosting the Fine Furnishings Show this weekend. A three-day show offering American-made, handcrafted furniture, accessories, home decor, and art for the home, office, cottage, and cabin. The Fine Furnishings Show also includes work from students in furniture-making programs at the Rhode Island School of Design and the North …

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RI Comic Con Starts Friday

Has it been ten years? Rhode Island Comic Con takes over the RI Convention Center and the newly-renamed AMP this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The biggest show in the smallest state. Epic Photo Ops with your favorite stars from yesterday, today, and tomorrow, but mostly yesterday: Danny Trejo, DJ Qualls, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jason Lee, Elisabeth …

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The Mausoleum Hill Sessions At NBG

(10.16) The North Burial Ground is becoming quite the scene. Head over this Sunday when local musicians, Stev Delmonico, Vudu Sister, and Dave Alves team up for a perfect October happening at the Mausoleum Hill Sessions. Immerse yourself in history, culture, and ambiance, listening to original music as the sun sets. Bring your own picnic, …

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North Burial Ground — Makers Market

(10.2) Head over to the North Burial Ground this Sunday for a makers market, take a tour of the cemetery, and maybe pick up some North Burial Ground merch. The Archibald & Angell Market is a celebration of North Burial Ground’s earliest history when the burial ground served many purposes including farming and farm stands. …

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular At RWP

The annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo kicks off the spooky season Thursday night, running through October 31st. The theme this year will be ‘favorite television shows.’ All tickets must be purchased online. Put down the remote, shut off the streaming and don’t miss this year’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, celebrating 75 years of …

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Little City Thrifty — Sat & Sun At WFAC

Head over to the WaterFire Arts Center this weekend for the Little City Thrifty vintage market. This two-day event will feature the best vintage vendors around, selling clothing, records, books, art, home decor, textiles and more. The ridiculous rally of rummaged regalia returns! Little City Thrifty is a curated shopping experience featuring 85+ booths filled …

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African Film & Arts Fest

(9.18) The third annual African Film and Arts Festival runs for five days, from September 14 to 18, featuring contemporary films and filmmakers from Africa and the African Diaspora as well as traditional African music and dance performances. Five days, five venues: Wednesday at the Temple to Music, Thursday at the Innovation District Park, and …

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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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‘Fab Nights’ At The Steel Yard

The Steel Yard has been seeking volunteers to make art for the annual Halloween Iron Pour. Called Fab Nights — fabulousness? fabrication? — the meetings take place every Wednesday and Friday, from 6pm to 9pm, until October. Be sure to wear work clothes, closed toed shoes, gloves (if you have them), and bring a water …

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