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No matter when you plan your visit, you will find something fun to do. From historic tours to WaterFire, performing arts to food festivals, and everything in between, there are events for every season.

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Sunday Nov 23, 2014

Bach and Beyond

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: St. Mary's Church
  • Address: 330 Wood Street, Bristol, RI

Providence Singers presents Bach and Beyond. Rhode Island's 100-member, premier chorus to perform Bach motets and a contemporary masterwork â€" Dan Forrest's Requiem for the Living. Performances will be held in Providence and Bristol, featuring orchestra and members of the Rhode Island Children's Chorus. The concert will run around 90-minutes, with a 15-minute intermission.

Birds and Birdhouses by Nancy Dimeo

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: BankRI Pitman Street Gallery
  • Address: 137 Pitman Street, Providence, RI 02903

          In a tiny gem of a house near Warwick’s City Park, Nancy Dimeo sits on a small deck sheltered by the bright turquoise leaves of several large silk plants.  Her front yard, though well situated between Buttonwoods Cove and the park, is too small for real trees, but that doesn’t deter Dimeo. Her simulated trees do the trick and afford her the privacy to reflect and dr... https://www.bankri.com/default.aspx

Hope & Main Invites Community to “Meet Your Maker” at Holiday Market on November 23

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Hope & Main
  • Address: 691 Main Street, Warren, RI 02885
  • Venue: Hope & Main

Those looking to get a jump on their holiday shopping can head to Hope & Main on Sunday, November 23, for the food business incubator's ‘Meet Your Maker' Holiday Market. The event will take place from 1-5 p.m., and will feature dozens of specialty food products from Hope & Main member companies, as well as a number of community partners, for purchase or pre-order for the holidays. Admission is free, but attendees are encouraged to register ahead to be entered into a raffle to win... www.makefoodyourbusiness.org

Providence Singers to begin season with Bach motets, Forrest Requiem

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Central Congregational Church

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence Singers will begin its 43rd season with a concert celebrating life on Earth and after. The Singers will offer performances in Providence and Bristol, R.I. Under the direction of Artistic Director Christine Noel, the program will include three of the six surviving J.S. Bach motets: Komm, Jesu, Komm; Lobet den Herrn; and Jesu, meine Freude, with organist Patrick Aiken. Following the Bach motets, the Singers will perform Requiem for the Living, a 2013 interpretat... www.providencesingers.org/About06/20141023.Bach.php

Providence Singers to begin season with Bach motets, Forrest Requiem

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: St. Mary’s Church

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence Singers will begin its 43rd season with a concert celebrating life on Earth and after. The Singers will offer performances in Providence and Bristol, R.I. Under the direction of Artistic Director Christine Noel, the program will include three of the six surviving J.S. Bach motets: Komm, Jesu, Komm; Lobet den Herrn; and Jesu, meine Freude, with organist Patrick Aiken. Following the Bach motets, the Singers will perform Requiem for the Living, a 2013 interpretat... www.providencesingers.org/About06/20141023.Bach.php

Providence Bruins AHL Hockey vs. Springfield Falcons

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Dunkin' Donuts Center
  • Address: One LaSalle Square, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Dunkin' Donuts Center

Straight No Chaser at The VETS

If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-style kitsch. They have emerged as a phenomenon with a massive fanbase, numerous national TV appearances and proven success with CD releases. The HAPPY HOUR TOUR comes on the heels of the release o... www.ppacri.org/events/detail/straight-no-chaser-at-the-vets

American Contract Bridge League Fall Championships 2014

Nailing It: Auditioning Techniques with Tom Gleadow

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
  • Address: 172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Preparing to audition for an upcoming production or for a grad school program? Looking to hone your skills and work on a few new monologues? The Gamm Studio can prepare you to audition with skill and confidence. This class will focus on preparing two contrasting monologues as well as offer tips and techniques to successfully prepare for cold readings and incorporating on-the-fly direction. Students will also practice their "presentation-of-self" and all other aspects related to the aud... www.gammtheatre.org/

Barefoot in the Park

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Trinity Repertory Company
  • Address: 201 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Trinity Repertory Company

This fast-paced, witty and romantic Neil Simon play makes its Trinity Rep debut! Barefoot in the Park follows the lives of two newlyweds, Paul and Corie (played by two of Trinity Rep’s newest company members Charlie Thurston & Rebecca Gibel), as they start their lives in a 5th floor walkup in New York City. What results is a shimmering tale of two people coming to terms with loving each other for who they are, and accepting each other for who they are not. Directed by Brown/Trini... www.trinityrep.com/

Brunch & Bubbly

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Papa Razzi
  • Address: 1 Papa Razzi Way, Cranston, RI 02920
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

BRUNCH & BUBBLY Join us all weekend long and Monday holidays for our classic Papa Razzi brunch offerings. With purchase of a brunch entree, your first drink is on us, with your choice of a Bellini or Mimosa.

Free Keychain when you see DRACULA in IMAX!

  • November 23, 2014
  • Address: One Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Providence Place
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Be one of the first 400 people to see “DRACULA UNTOLD” in IMAX, and receive a custom Showcase/Dracula Untold keychain! Offer valid until supplies last. Luke Evans stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Facing threats to his kingdom and his family, Vlad Tepes looks to make a deal with dangerous supernatural forces - without succumbing to the darkness himself. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.showcasecinemas.com/showtimes/8641/1412208000

Bazaar on Broadway

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Church of St. Mary
  • Address: 538 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The Church of St. Mary presents Bazaar on Broadway, a holiday sale featuring a variety of “upcycled” crafts, creative holiday greenery, fine knitted fashions, cozy afghans, unique accessories, home and hostess gifts, handcrafted jewelry, kiddie boutique, personalized ornaments, home made baked goods, penny social, and an encore performance of gently used Christmas decorations. There will also be grab bags and a holiday craft area for children. A Christmas Café will feature cof...

Ice Play at Providence Children's Museum

Paint with colorful ice cubes, make an ice sculpture, and use shaved ice to form a frozen scene.

J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio (Highlights)

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: George Kent Performance Hall
  • Address: 119 High Street, Westerly, RI 02891

The Chorus of Westerly, under the direction of Andrew Howell, will present two performances of highlights from Bach's Christmas Oratorio on Sunday, Nov. 23

Save the Bay Seal Cruise - Newport

  • November 23, 2014
  • Address: 142 Long Wharf Dock, Newport, RI
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Join us for our award-winning seal watching tours around Rose Island. We provide binoculars and expert guides. Free parking!

Save The Bay Seal Cruises, Narragansett Bay

  • November 23, 2014
  • Address: 100 Save the Bay Drive, Providence, RI 02905
  • Venue: Save the Bay

Join us for our award winning seal-watching tours around Rose Island. We provide binoculars and expert guides. One and two hour tours available. Free parking! Weekends and school vacations, November 2014 through April 2015. Daily schedule based on time of low tide. Boat departs 142 Long Wharf Dock, Newport at the intersection of Long Wharf and Washington Streets. For more information or to make reservations, call 401-203-SEAL or Visit www.savebay.org/seals

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Student Soiree

“Myths & Revelations”

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Hera Gallery
  • Address: 10 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Hera Gallery is pleased to present Myths & Revelations, an exhibition of oil on Dura-Lar works from Jason Smith. The series is based in research of ancient cultures from all parts of the globe exploring their mythological belief systems and what remains behind in the form of relief carvings, codex's, sculptures and monuments, then combining their influence with a natural creative intuition. The show begins on 11/22, with reception from 6-8 p.m., through 12/19. Artist talk held on 12/3 at 7 ... www.heragallery.org

The Trip to Bountiful

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: 2nd Story Theatre
  • Address: 28 Market Street, Warren, RI 02885
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" is the story of the frail but feisty Carrie Watts, who lives with her hen-pecked son and domineering daughter-in-law in a cramped Houston apartment. Against the wishes of her family, the elderly Carrie sets out on a journey to Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth, which she still calls “home”. A masterpiece of memory, mortality, and the universal yearning for the warmth of home.

All-Inclusive Brewery Tour - Newport RI

  • November 23, 2014
  • Location: Park and Ride Lot
  • Address: Fleetwood Dr., Saunderstown, RI 02874
  • Venue: Rhode Island Brew Bus LLC, The
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday

Its Sunday in beautiful Rhode Island and we have just the thing for you! Meet us just before the Jamestown Bridge and hop on board the Brew Bus as we cruise over the Pell Bridge to Newport! Our first stop is a doozy! We will visit the folks at Newport Storm Brewery and try not only their great beer but also their Thomas Tew Rum! That’s right, we will taste everything Storm while touring their awesome brewery. Now that we have tried some Newport beer and rum, we have to try some wine!! We w... https://booking.attractionsuite.com/Attraction/ec/selectTourDate.action?sid=113#date4

Monday Nov 24, 2014

Newport and The Bay Tour

  • November 24, 2014
  • Location: Experience Rhode Island
  • Address: 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Experience Rhode Island

A fantastic excursion which includes a visit to the third oldest lighthouse in America on the ground of one of Rhode Island's most scenic state parts, a narrated driving tour of Newport's famous sights, time for lunch and shopping along Newport's acclaimed Brick Market Place, a narrated tour of one of newport's splendid mansions, and a visit to a local farm whose homemade ice cream Yankee Magazine awarded "best Ice Cream in New England." With plenty of stops for pictures throughout th... www.riexperience.com

American Contract Bridge League Fall Championships 2014

Nailing It: Auditioning Techniques with Tom Gleadow

  • November 24, 2014
  • Location: Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
  • Address: 172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Preparing to audition for an upcoming production or for a grad school program? Looking to hone your skills and work on a few new monologues? The Gamm Studio can prepare you to audition with skill and confidence. This class will focus on preparing two contrasting monologues as well as offer tips and techniques to successfully prepare for cold readings and incorporating on-the-fly direction. Students will also practice their "presentation-of-self" and all other aspects related to the aud... www.gammtheatre.org/

Barefoot in the Park

  • November 24, 2014
  • Location: Trinity Repertory Company
  • Address: 201 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Trinity Repertory Company

This fast-paced, witty and romantic Neil Simon play makes its Trinity Rep debut! Barefoot in the Park follows the lives of two newlyweds, Paul and Corie (played by two of Trinity Rep’s newest company members Charlie Thurston & Rebecca Gibel), as they start their lives in a 5th floor walkup in New York City. What results is a shimmering tale of two people coming to terms with loving each other for who they are, and accepting each other for who they are not. Directed by Brown/Trini... www.trinityrep.com/

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