Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. Hilarious comedy, a special WaterFire and wonderful food are just a few things in store for this weekend in Providence.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Russel Pete

Russell Peters
Comedy Connection of Rhode Island
Only a handful of today’s artists can claim their success began with YouTube. Even less, if any, have then been named alongside such luminaries as Richard Pryor, George Carlin and Eddie Murphy in Rolling Stone’s just-released list of the 50 Best Comics of All Time. In comedian Russell Peters’ ... read more

Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Market

Burnside Park
The Food Truck Market at Kennedy Plaza has been serving fresh, fun and affordable meals five days a week from a variety of local vendors since 2010! You will find all your favorite trucks along Washington Street ... read more

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

WaterFire

Gloria Gemma Presents: Flames of Hope WaterFire
Waterplace Park
Gloria Gemma's annual two-day event, Flames of Hope: Celebration of Life™ weekend, takes place in downtown Providence. The weekend will include a WaterFire, a Passport to Wellness event, the Celebration Village, a poignant ceremony ... read more

Pippi

Festival Ballet Providence Presents: Pippi

Festival Ballet Providence Black Box Theatre
With strength and spunk in equal measure, Pippi — originally created by Colleen Cavanaugh in 1999 for Cadence Dance Project and last presented in 2009 for FBP's chatterBOXtheatre series — packs a punch, ... read more

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

Drag Brunch

Drag Brunch

Red Fin Crudo & Kitchen
Enjoy a Drag Brunch featuring Haley Star, along with two fellow musketeers, well-known Providence legends LaDiva Jonz and Jacqueline DiMera. Of course, no brunch is complete ... read more

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