Events going on in and around Providence this weekend.
Basin Lighting – Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Sponsored by the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant.
Full Lighting – Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
Featuring WaterFire’s Community Paddling Event – Clear Currents. Sponsored by Amica Insurance and Fidelity Investments.
Arts & Culture
Figure & Form
An artistic exploration of the human body and its emotions will debut at ArtProv Gallery, a contemporary gallery located in the Jewelry District at 150 Chestnut Street, when its newest show “Figure & Form” opens on July 19. An opening reception will be held on Gallery Night on July 20 from 5-9 p.m. The show will also be open during Gallery Night on August 17 for its closing reception. The show runs through August 19.
“Figure & Form” is group show of paintings, pastels, ink drawings, and ceramic and plaster sculptures that capture the external likeness of individuals as well as their internal experiences, states of mind, and transformations.
Food Truck Friday
Come out and start your weekend with food trucks, family fun, beer & wine, and live music.
Start your weekend off with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island! Head to the Carousel Village in Roger Williams Park. Invite your family and friends and leave the cooking to us.
Food Truck Friday! Admission is FREE!
Bowling for Rhinos
There are only five species of rhinoceros left in the world – join our zoo keepers for a fun night of bowling, and you can help save them! The Roger Williams Park Zoo chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is hosting their 5th annual Bowling for Rhinos event, to raise funds for rhino and habitat conservation. Not only can you expect a fun evening bowling with friends and family, but also a night that has a deeper impact on the environment.
Buy tickets here!
Summer Concert Series: Unlikely Candidates
This summer the City has teamed up with 95.5 WBRU to bring some of the nation’s best rising talent to the Waterplace stage. The series will feature emerging alternative rock bands paired with regional rising stars. Six dynamic acts will entertain residents and visitors in one of the city’s most breathtaking parks.
The Providence Flea Market
The Summer Flea returns for its fifth season to the Greenway along South Water Street in Downtown Providence. Find us here weekly on Sundays, rain or shine, from 10am to 4pm with local vendors, community non-profits, food trucks and live music.