Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. Pop culture stars, comic book collectibles, stand-up comedy, a classical concert, and more are in store this weekend in the Providence area.
Friday, November 11
Rhode Island Comic Con
Throw on your capes and head over to the Rhode Island Convention Center for this year's Rhode Island Comic Con. With special guests including Stan Lee, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Alice Cooper and Millie Bobby Brown from "Stranger Things," there will be something for everyone. Friday's fun starts at 3 p.m.
Head out for some laughs as Rory Albanese takes the stage at the Comedy Connection of Rhode Island. Rory is a veteran writer from "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and is now touring around the country with his stand-up show. There are two shows, one at 8 p.m. and another at 10 p.m.
Saturday, November 12
Ben Minus Zoe Minus Ben
Head down to the The Arctic Playhouse in Warwick to catch the sci-fi story, "Ben Minus Zoe Minus Ben." Ben has seen this imaginary woman all his life. After finding clues that she might be real, he follows them to an interesting end. Saturday's show starts at 8 p.m.
Enjoy some fantastic classical music at The VETS on Saturday night with the Rhode Island Philharmonic. Saturday's concert will include music from Theofanidis, Barber and Dvorak with Larry Rachleff as the conductor and Alexander Kerr on violin. The show starts at 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 13
Kick off the holiday season with the 7th consecutive CRAFTOPIA at the Hope Artiste Village. Browse through wonderful wares from more than 60 local vendors, while you munch on delicious food from the best food trucks in the area. This one-day show is the perfect place to find a gift for that picky person in your life. The doors open at 10 a.m.