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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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Friday Nov 28, 2014

A Trans-Siberian Orchestra Experience by “Ornament”, rivaled by no other!

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: The Stadium Theatre
  • Address: 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895

  Our Trans-Siberian Orchestra Experience is back! Ornament is Southern New England's Premiere Rock Orchestra, specializing as a Tribute to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Ornament presents an extravagant musical production complete with bursting sound and a dazzling light show which includes strobes, lasers, and fog! Based out of southeastern Massachusetts, Ornament performs across southern New England each year during the winter holiday season. Similar to TSO's own shows, Ornaments perfo... www.stadiumtheatre.com

Christmas at Blithewold

Dedicated volunteers spend more than a year planning and crafting the perfect decorations tailored to the theme and designed for each Mansion room. Get a glimpse behind the scenes on our Christmas blog (coming soon). Blithewold's Christmas theme for 2014 is "You are Invited." It celebrates the Van Wickle family's love of entertaining. Each room will interpret a festive occasion at Blithewold in the early 1900s. One room will be set for tea, for example; another for a games eveni...

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

Experience the Magic! Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America's favorite holiday tradition and this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the group's annual tour. Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller music. Join in the 30th Anniversary c... www.ppacri.org/events/detail/mannheim-steamroller-christmas

Newport and The Bay Tour

  • November 28, 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

PC Friars Men's Basketball vs.Yale

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Dunkin' Donuts Center
  • Address: One LaSalle Square, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Dunkin' Donuts Center

The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Rosecliff
  • Address: 548 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840

Join us for the 13th season of Island Moving Co.'s The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff. Set within the iconic staircase, salons and ballroon of Newport's most romantic mansion, don't miss your chance to see this one=of=a=kind performance for your entire family. "The secret of "A Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff" is in it's sense of scale, proportion, musicality and good stage manners. As you follow the action from room to room here, you're so close to the performers that yo... www.islandmovingco.org/

American Contract Bridge League Fall Championships 2014

Nailing It: Auditioning Techniques with Tom Gleadow

  • November 28, 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 28, 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/

Sparkle! An Outdoor Family Event

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
  • Address: 101 Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809
  • Venue: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Festive fun for the entire family! Come, stroll through Blithewold’s illuminated gardens and greenhouse, breathe in that crisp Christmas air or join our carolers as they spread holiday cheer. Come, enjoy music, cocoa and roasted marshmallows around a roaring bonfire in Blithewold’s enclosed garden. Carol singing begins at 6:30 p.m. around the bonfire.

Dick Lupino Trio

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: The Chanler
  • Address: 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport, RI 02840
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Dick Lupino & different musicians perform Jazz & American Songbook on Fridays.

Free Keychain when you see DRACULA in IMAX!

  • November 28, 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

Friday Night Jazz

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Aspire Restaurant
  • Address: 311 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • Venue: Aspire Restaurant
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

 Come celebrate your passion for Jazz! Every Friday night A-Bar transforms into the hottest Jazz venue around! Join Joe, the boys and their ever-changing roster of special guests (Greg Abate, Duke Robillard, Dan Moretti, Tish Adams, to name a few...) Excellent food and perfect cocktails in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere. Complimentary valet parking. Jazz moves to the courtyard on warmer evenings; under the stars...

Sons of Liberty Distillery Rings the Bell for Friday Night Flights

  • November 28, 2014
  • Address: 1425 Kingstown Road, South Kingstown, RI 02879
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

The Sons of Liberty Spirits distillery is stepping into the ring this Friday night to host the first of its weekly Friday Night Flights spirit samplings from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Rhode Island’s favorite craft distillers, Sons of Liberty, have answered the bell and unveiled its Friday Night Flights happy hour experience, which will offer an assortment of the distillery’s award-winning spirits and an array of mouth-watering bar bites. Whether you’re an aged veteran or a noble ... www.solspirits.com

Yoga at Hamilton House

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Hamilton House Adult Learning Exchange
  • Address: 276 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02906
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Kripalu Yoga at the Hamilton House. Please pre-register at the number above, spots fill up quickly! Open to the public.

America

America is an American folk rock band formed in london in the 1970's The Grammy award winning band is coming to The Twin River Event Center on Friday, November 28th at 8pm. This is an all ages event.

Danny Kelly

Danny Kelly moved to Los Angeles from Boston in 1993 to start his comedy career, and has been doing it ever since. Danny’s pessimistic and cantankerous views help develop him into the comic he is today. Some people go to therapy, Danny goes on stage. He has since moved to New York where he fits right in with 8 million pissed off, and cranky people. While prowling the stage, weaving from joke to joke, and audiences are caught off guard, because you never know what he will say next. His aggr... www.ricomedyconnection.com

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition and this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the group’s annual tour. Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller music. Join in the 30th Anniversary celebration ... www.ppacri.org

22nd Annual Christmas in the Valley

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Foster Country Club
  • Address: 67 Johnson Rd, Foster, RI 02825
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Juried holiday show known for unique hand-crafted items and fine art. The three-day event also features live music, a Sunday visit from Santa and restaurant specials. The annual raffle of vendor-donated items is popular. Bring a non-perishable food item for a free raffle ticket. Take a ride out to the country, stop and take a holiday photo at RI's only covered bridge, then come to the Foster Country Club to shop, eat, drink and be entertained!

Bring Your Own Improv's Family Friendly Comedy Show

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Warwick Museum of Art
  • Address: 3259 Post Rd., Warwick, RI 02886
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its seventh season! This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation! You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud at a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or if you feel you're ready, jump up and get involved with us on stage!!! This is an all ages event!

Bring Your Own Improv's Late Night Comedy Show

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Warwick Museum of Art
  • Address: 3259 Post Rd., Warwick, RI 02886
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its seventh season! This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation! You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud at a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or if you feel you're ready, jump up and get involved with us on stage!!! Teens and up are welcome!

“Myths & Revelations”

  • November 28, 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

Into the Garden

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Hera Gallery
  • Address: 10 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

South Kingstown: Hera Gallery is pleased to present Into the Garden, an exhibition of flowers in series from John Kotula. Into the Garden will be on display from November 22nd until December 19th. The public is invited to attend the opening reception held from 6-8 pm on Saturday, November 22nd. Into the Garden will present 25 hand colored collagraph prints documenting what has bloomed in Kotula’s garden over the summer. Kotula takes inspiration from not only his natural surroundings, but t...

The Trip to Bountiful

  • November 28, 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 Tours - Westerly RI

  • November 28, 2014
  • Location: Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
  • Address: 63 Canal Street., Westerly, RI 02891
  • Venue: Rhode Island Brew Bus LLC, The
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday

It’s Friday, which means its time to start the weekend off with a bang on the Brew Bus! Meet us at Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island where we will taste beer and tour this great RI brewery, learning what it takes to make a great beer. Next, we hop on the bus and head over to Connecticut and Cottrell Brewing Co. Cottrell has been brewing for 17 years and has always stayed true to producing the best products using fresh, natural, quality ingredients. Here we will taste beer and tour their gr... https://booking.attractionsuite.com/Attraction/ec/selectTourDate.action?sid=113#date4

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