Events going on in and around Providence this weekend.
All Full WaterFire installations light up over eighty braziers from Waterplace Park to Memorial/South Main Street Park on the below scheduled evenings. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset and the event continues until half past midnight.
Bring your children to the Providence Children’s Museum this Thursday for Creature Lab: kids can create imaginative mixed-up creatures by observing and mix-matching animal anatomy to result in new mythical creatures!
Discover Colonial Newport: Walking Tour – Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Brick Market: Museum & Shop, 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Looking for a kid-friendly morning in Newport? Take a walking tour and learn about the extraordinary entrepreneurship and religious diversity of the city’s colonial period. Starting at the Brick Market, tours are $15 per person, $10 for Newport Historical Society members, active duty and retired military with ID and $5 for children ages 5-12.
Have you ever wanted to explore outer space? This is your change! Come visit the Frosty Drew Observatory and Sky Theatre for their Stargazing Night, a unique astronomical experience that is appropriate for all ages. Cost: $1 suggested donation.
All ages will enjoy “Food Truck Friday” at Carousel Park in Roger Williams Park! From 5:00 to 8:00 PM, local food trucks will serve dinner while customers enjoy live music and other fun family friendly activities. Pony rides will be available, and Hasbro’s Boundless Playground and the park carousel being open for use. There will also be a beer garden for the adults to enjoy while they take in the beautiful scenery. Entry is free, but pony/carousel rides and food/beverage will be an additional cost.
Each and every Saturday through the end of August, Coggeshall will open at 9 am for its Wake Up the Barnyard program! Help feed chickens and get sheep and cows ready for the day. Good for all ages, admission to this program ranges from $5-7.
This summer,Blithewold welcomes artist Stephen Procter’s handmade ceramics to the Blithewold gardens. 20 carefully crafted vessels for stand harmoniously in gardens throughout the estate, so come out and take a look around!
Matt Fraza will be playing at the Met this Thursday with Matt York and This Modern Bridge, so come out and enjoy the show (appropriate for all ages). Tickets are $8, doors open at 8:00, and the show opens at 9:00.
Enjoy an afternoon with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, one of the most popular and sought after big bands in the world! The 18-piece band will play all of their biggest hits showcasing their unique jazz sound right here in Rhode Island. Tickets are available now, and range from $21 to $36, so get yours today!