Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. A celebration of life, live comedy and plenty of music are just a few things in store for this weekend.
Friday, September 30
Sons of Liberty Freedom Fridays
Sons of Liberty is bringing back Freedom Fridays where you can tour the facility, enjoy great music and food, and of course, sample their amazing stock of whiskey. This year, they bring back their Pumpkin Spice Whiskey, as well as introduce their new Gala Apple Whiskey and very special small-batch Barrel-Aged Belgian Trappist Style Ale. The fun and tastings start at 5 p.m.
Paul Mecurio brings his stand-up routine to the Comedy Connection of Rhode Island for a night of fun and laughs. Mecurio is a native Rhode Islander who has been on shows like "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and has had specials on HBO, Comedy Central and more. Friday's shows are at 8 and 10 p.m.
Saturday, October 1
Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life
Come celebrate life at the Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life weekend. The Gloria Gemma Foundation is a nonprofit organization that celebrates the lives of families and loved ones who have been affected by breast cancer in the community. The Flames of Hope Celebration brings to mind those individuals. Saturday includes vendors, live music, a beer garden and much more. The event is highlighted on Saturday night with the Illumination of Life ballet performance and a torch procession to light a special WaterFire. The celebration starts at 9 a.m., with the WaterFire lighting at dusk.
3rd Annual New England Whiskey Festival
Head over to the Twin River Event Center to sample some of the finest whiskeys in the industry. The 3rd Annual New England Whiskey Festival returns this Saturday for a fun night of tastings and live entertainment. The fun starts at 2 p.m.
Sunday, October 2
AS220 is hosting The Providence Y2K International Live Looping Festival, where 30 local, national and international musicians come together for two days of performances. The main event kicks off on Saturday, with Sunday's festivities starting at 3 p.m.