Get Out of the House

Things to do (other staying in and snoozing).

‘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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Sonic Woods Arts Trail — RWP

(5.21) And now for something completely different: Experience art, music, and poetry, on a walk through the beautiful Roger Williams Park landscape. The route around Pleasure Lake is about 1.5 miles and rated ‘easy.’ The Sonic Woods Arts Trail is an exciting new collaboration between Verdant Vibes, Casey Seymour Kim, the Roger Williams Park Conservancy, …

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Hope Street Farmers Market Returns

The weather may be a little iffy, light rain/sprinkles are expected in the morning, then clearing. Not ideal but let’s assume it’s a go for the Hope Street Farmers Market Opening Day. Expected vendors include: Hopkins Southdowns, Narragansett Creamery, the Local Catch, Yacht Club Soda, Robin Hollow Farm, Pat’s Pastured, Wishing Stone Farm, Zephyr Farm, …

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‘Open Air Saturdays’ This Weekend

(5.7) In Downcity will be launching Open Air Saturdays at four locations downtown this weekend. This event will repeat on the first Saturday of the month through October. Here’s a quick look at what to expect, but go to the website for more details and a helpful map. Grant’s Block will host the Long Live …

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Jane’s Walks — Weekend

Walk this way! Doors Open RI invites the public to explore Providence neighborhoods on foot during Jane’s Walk, a global weekend festival on May 6-8, inspired by the great urban activist Jane Jacobs. And they are free. These interactive walks are led by local residents and community activists who share stories that get people thinking, …

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Roller Skating Starts

Put away the blades, it’s time for wheels. Public Roller Skating begins this Thursday, downtown at the Providence Rink. Hours: Thursday & Friday, 5pm to 1opm/ First Saturday, noon to 8pm. The first Saturday of each month will be a Roll Through the Decades. May 7 will feature the ’50s. Other summer programs include roller …

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Black Sheep Anniversary & Artists’ Market

(4.23) Popular downtown eatery and sports bar Black Sheep will be celebrating five years in business with a Westminster Artists’ Market this Saturday. Longston over at BadTaste has been busy printing up exclusive anniversary t-shirts and totes (see pic below) and will be selling those along with his usual unique and eclectic inventory. Black Sheep’s …

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