Events

Explore dining in the Victorian era in a special exhibit highlighting social customs and etiquette. Glimpse life behind the scenes and the work required to bring elaborate meals to the table. See how food and drink were integrated into the rituals of Victorian life. Choose how you visit! The museum offers hourly guided tours, self-guided … Continue reading “The Art of Dining Exhibit”

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 … Continue reading “Food Truck Friday”

Want to experience the Victorian splendor of Barnaby’s Castle and the attic of City Hall? Would you like to see the the recording studios of Rhode Island Public Radio and climb up inside of the dome of Beneficent Church, and more? We’re giving you the keys to Providence! For one day the Doors Open RI … Continue reading “Doors Open RI Festival”

In September 2017, The City of Providence will serve as the backdrop to the 3rd annual Ocean State Oyster Festival. More than 6.4 million Rhode Island oysters were sold for consumption in 2013, according to the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council’s (CRMC) 2013 Annual Status Report on Aquaculture in Rhode Island. Local growers raked … Continue reading “Ocean State Oyster Festival”

Sponsored by the University of Rhode Island: Celebrating 125 years of Thinking Big There will be a plethora of great family friendly events happening in Providence this Saturday. Plan to come to the city early so you can enjoy a full day and night of fun exploring Providence. See event details on the WaterFire Providence … Continue reading “WaterFire – Full Lighting”

See Nancy Elizabeth Prophet and Maritcha Lyons in live action tableaux in the windows at Stages of Freedom. Learn the stories of these remarkable Black Rhode Island women who left their mark here and on the world! ​Saturday, September 23 8PM-9PM 10 Westminster Street Providence, RI ​Free & Open to the Public ​Special thanks to our … Continue reading “Stages of Freedom – Women in the Windows”

A FARMERS-MAKERS MARKETPLACE WHERE LOCALS AND VISITORS COME FOR BREAKFAST, STAY FOR LUNCH, AND LEAVE WITH DINNER. Find an unmatched variety of specialty foods and beverages all summer long with a cast of 48 Rhode Island and Massachusetts-based vendors including 30 Hope & Main members. Schoolyard Market features a unique, interactive experience where market-goers can sample … Continue reading “Schoolyard Market”

Our juried, urban Flea launched in June 2013 and is held outdoors* in the summer and fall every Sunday, and indoors* in Winter and early Spring with unusual finds, art, vintage fashion and accessories, local crafts, curiosities, antique and refinished furniture, food trucks and carts, live music and more. This will be our 5th summer … Continue reading “The Providence Flea Market”

Blithewold and Bristol Yoga Studio present an outdoor summer yoga series – Yoga in the Garden – each Friday morning at 9:30 am. Join us for an inspiring morning class under a canopy of trees, amidst the gardens and waterfront property. Bring a yoga mat, water, and wear comfortable clothing. Please check the website beforehand for … Continue reading “Yoga in the Garden”

Gloria Gemma’s annual Flames of Hope: Celebration of Life™ weekend is our largest most anticipated event of the year, taking place in Downtown Providence, Rhode Island. The weekend will include Passport to Wellness, Celebration Village, a poignant ceremony at the State House and a Run/Walk Series on Sunday. The weekend has activities for all ages. … Continue reading “Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope Weekend”