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Jack O Lanterns At RWP Zoo

The annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo opens Thursday and runs through October 31st. Once again, visitors will be walking through the display. This year’s spectacular takes you from Joplin to Jay-Z, as we celebrate the greatest music from the last 150 years. Stroll, or dance your way, past thousands of intricately carved …

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Drive-Thru Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Starts

This year enjoy the carved pumpkins from the comfort of your own car. The event starts Thursday, October 1, and is drive-through only this year. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular website has several helpful Frequently Asked Questions: Can I bring my pets? Are there restrooms available? There are motor vehicle rules as well: Limit of 7 people …

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Starts

The Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular starts Thursday and runs through November 3. (Facebook event.) I assume that RIPBS will keep running “Oh My Gourd! The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Story” throughout the month. It’s fascinating. These artists are so talented and driven to carve. The jack-o-lanterns are constantly being fixed up and swapped out, so …

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular And Zip Ride At RWP Zoo

The annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo opens tonight and runs through November 4th. This year’s show includes more than 5,000 intricately carved pumpkins featuring scenes of wizards, fairytales, and the luminaries of great myths and legends, alongside superheroes, and historical figures who changed our world. New this year: Special event themed nights …

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular And Zip Ride

The annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo runs now through November 5. This year we will travel through time and visit with dinosaurs, explore the ice age, and peek into the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Rome. Wander the Feinstein Junior Scholar Wetlands Trail and delight in the history of the Middle …

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Pumpkin Carving At E&O Tap

(10.22) Bill Barry brings his “world famous” Pumpkin Carving Party to the E&O Tap, Saturday starting at 1pm. Lighting at night. Mike Kelly says, “Trust me, it’s the Cadillac of pumpkin parties….or was that a Lincoln?” (Also, Sunday at the E&O is Oktöberfest.) Pumpkin Carving Party, 1pm, Saturday, October 22, E&O Tap, 289 Knight Street, …

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular From A To Z

The annual Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular is up at the Roger Williams Park Zoo. The 2014 presentation, titled “Jack-O-Lanterns from A to Z,” will delight new and repeat visitors alike. Scenes filled with intricate pumpkin art will be arrayed in alphabetical order, with highlights from history and popular culture. For example, D is for dinosaur, F is …

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular At RW Zoo

The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo runs through October 31. What’s new this year? The theme of this year’s show will be “A Journey Around the World.” It will include scenes from the Seven Wonders of the World (Taj Mahal, the pyramids and Sphinx, Mayan ruins, the Great Wall of China, and …

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Starts Thursday

Head over to the Roger Williams Park Zoo and see hundreds of intricately carved and illuminated pumpkins depicting people, places and things. Starts today and runs through the end of the month. Open nightly 6pm to 10pm (trail closes at 11pm) rain or shine. This year features a BBQ buffet at the Jambo Junction Serengeti …

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Steel Yard Iron Pour Vulcanalia

Too many things to do, but make time for this unique event. And hooray for the bleachers! Last year people were climbing on top of wobbly old ladders and hanging from rafters making it difficult to hold onto your beer. I mean cider. It just looks really cool like something out of those cheesy Kalevala …

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Ignite The Night

The super duper jack-o-lantern display at Roger Williams Park Zoo starts tonight, Thursday. Feast your eyes on thousands of carved and illuminated pumpkins, with hundreds of them depicting people, places and scenes from popular culture to old-time favorites and everything in between – all with painstaking detail and amazing intricacy! Don’t miss this unique, family …

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