Get Out of the House

Things to do (other staying in and snoozing).

What Cheer Flower Festival

(8.27) Head over to the urban glory of the What Cheer Flower Farm in Olneyville this Saturday for ‘Flower Festival ’22.’ The day will be divided into two parts: family oriented events during the day; then starting at 6pm, the “Sunset Party” for the grown-ups with cocktails, mocktails, and live music provided by Beauquet and …

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NecronomiCon Kicks Off

(8.21) Get ready for the return of Necronomicon Providence, the world’s premier weird fiction convention brought to you by the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council. People travel from around the world to take part in this four-day celebration of weird fiction, art, and academia, right here in Providence, the home and final resting place of …

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Full WaterFire & Music and Dance

(8.13) An evening of live music and dancing is on tap at tonight’s full WaterFire lighting, but there will be plenty of entertainment prior to sunset, on three different stages starting at 6pm. The food and artist markets and the POC (Papitto Opportunity Connection) Community Village* will also be opening at 6pm. There’s a lot …

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Dominican Parade & Festival

(8.7) The Dominican Festival Rhode Island will be taking over the Temple to Music at Roger Williams Park this Sunday, following the parade from Broad and Thurbers which kicks off at 10am. Judging from these outfits, I think the parade participants will be glad for an early start. The festival has been organized for the …

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What Cheer Flower Fest — Coming August

Meet you at the dahlia wall! The What Cheer Flower Festival returns after an absence of three years. The event doesn’t take place until late August, but this is a heads-up so you can start buying tickets. People rally enjoyed this unique event. The What Cheer Flower Farm — located on remediated factory land in …

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‘Supply’ Community Art Mart At WFAC

(7.24) Beaches too crowded? Head over to the Valley neighborhood this Sunday for ‘Supply,’ a free outdoor community art mart created by the Anti-Robot Club and the WaterFire Arts Center. The marketplace features 30+ creatives selling art, clothing, vintage goods, ceramics, jewelry and more. Enjoy scratch-made Caribbean cuisine from Ja Patty, drinks from Trinity Brewhouse, …

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PrideFest & Illuminated Parade

(6.18) Rhode Island Pride announces the return of PrideFest and the Illuminated Night Parade. During the day-long festival there will be live acts and performers. The ProJo reports that drag celebrities, Ada Vox and Pangina Heals, will be on hand. A slate of other performers will take the stage throughout the day, including Rhode Island pop …

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