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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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Saturday Nov 22, 2014

Aldrich Mansion Gilded Concert Series - Ulster Landing

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Aldrich Mansion
  • Address: 836 Warwick Neck Avenue, Warwick, RI 02889
  • Venue: Aldrich Mansion

A delightful evening of Celtic music lilting from Irish pipes, harp and fiddle, performed in a café setting serving complimentary dessert, coffee or tea. One voucher for an Irish coffee or seasonal beer. Cash bar cider, soft drinks.

Blackfriars Dance Concert

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Providence College - Smith Center for the Arts
  • Address: 549 River Avenue, Providence, RI 02918

Guest and resident choreographers work with the Providence College Dance Company to present a performance of group and solo pieces emphasizing technical skill and conceptual variety.

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

From the mind of Stephen King and the music of John Mellencamp, "GHOST BROTHERS of Darkland County" takes the audience on a haunting tale filled with fraternal love, lust, jealousy, and revenge. The story goes that Joe McCandless saw his two older brothers battle over a girl which ended in the unfortunate deaths of all three. Now as an adult, with two boys of his own, he's watching an all too similar scenario play out before his eyes. Only one person knows exactly what happened the n... www.vmari.com

Mariner Marketplace Holiday Craft Fair

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Narragansett High School
  • Address: 245 South Pier Rd., Narragansett, RI 02882

Narragansett High School PTO is proud to invite you to its fourth annual Mariner Marketplace. Shop our holiday market to pick up fantastic gifts from a wide variety of area artisans and enjoy some savory samplings from local gourmet shops and restaurants. We will include hand-made crafts and jewelry, arts and crafts, botanical skin care and health and wellness products, cards and stationery and so much more!

MNH Community Day 2014

The Museum of Natural History has been an engaging resource and learning experience for New England families since 1896. Celebrate 118 years of the Museum as The People's University...and help to forge its future! 2 p.m: Eyes on the Skies Planetarium Show Cost: $3.00, includes Museum admission. Children under age 4 are not permitted. (First come, first served!) All across the Earth, people are united by their fascination with the night sky. Join us on a journey around the world, from&... providenceri.com/museum/

Providence Singers presents Bach and Beyond

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Central Congregational Church
  • Address: 296 Angell Street, Providence, RI

Providence Singers presents Bach and Beyond. Rhode Island's 100-member, premier chorus to perform Bach motets and a contemporary masterwork - 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.

The Blushing Brides

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Manchester 65
  • Address: 65 Manchester Street, West Warwick, RI 02893

Rolling Stones tribute band with Str8Shot opening.

The Man Who Saw Snoopy

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Bell Street Chapel
  • Address: 5 Bell Street, Providence, RI 02909

The story of Charles Schulz

Youth Arts Day @ Granoff Center Youth Arts Day @ Granoff Center

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Brown University - Granoff Center for the Creative Arts
  • Address: 154 Angell Street, Providence, RI 02912

Brown University’s Creative Arts Council,  Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown 250, and the Providence Youth Arts Collaborative present a day of exhibits, workshops and performances led by some of Providence’s outstanding community youth arts organizations.The day honors Brown University alumni and their colleagues in our community for developing vibrant, creative youth development ventures that rival those of larger cities. We pay tribute most espec... browntaps.org/november-2014/youth-arts-day/

Birds and Birdhouses by Nancy Dimeo

  • November 22, 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

Providence Singers to begin season with Bach motets, Forrest Requiem

  • November 22, 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

American Contract Bridge League Fall Championships 2014

Nailing It: Auditioning Techniques with Tom Gleadow

  • November 22, 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 22, 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/

Born Casual - Free Hip Hop Dance Party

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Fete Music
  • Address: 103 Dike Street, Providence, RI 02909
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

Providence Phoenix winner as voted by thousands of Phoenix readers: Fete “Best Dance Night 2013” Casual Saturdays! Born Casual playing the best and newest hip hop, trap and R&B every Saturday night at the Fête Lounge. No Cover // 21+

Brunch & Bubbly

  • November 22, 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.

Elisha Project Saturdays

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: The Elisha Project
  • Address: 65 Newport Avenue, Suite 6, Rumford, RI 02916
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

Bring your entire family...all ages are welcome to: - Make and prepare 250+ lunch meals - Decorate Lunch Bags - Take the lunches to people in need Great way to spend a Saturday afternoon and one you will not soon forget. You can view our videos on our site above. 

Free Keychain when you see DRACULA in IMAX!

  • November 22, 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

Smokin' Saturdays at the Celtic Lounge

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Celtic Lounge
  • Address: 397 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02905
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

Starting this Saturday (9/20) Hella Smoke will be hosting Smokin' Saturdays at the Celtic Lounge on Westminster and Empire! We'll have local artists in, performing some nights, mixing their music into the playlist others, and just mingling with the crowd answering your questions throughout all of them. Selling VIP tickets to the private bar at just $25 per, and cover at just $5 before midnight, ladies free before 11, and $10 after midnight! Come on down, listen to some great music, meet some ... providence.craigslist.org/eve/4667587988.html

12th Annual Operation Holiday Cheer Collection Drive to Support RI Troops

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: RI National Guard Armory
  • Address: 541 Airport Rd, Warwick, RI 02886

Operation Holiday Cheer is a holiday care package initiative that supports Rhode Island service men and women deployed overseas. Donations are needed for care packages that will be assembled for Rhode Island service men and women who will spend the holidays away from home this year. The collection drive is held on Saturday, November 22nd from 9 am - 1 pm at the Rhode Island National Guard Armory, 541 Airport Road in Warwick. The Troops' Wish List is available online at: www.ltgov.state.ri.us/o... www.ltgov.state.ri.us/ohc/

A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: The Wilbury Theatre Group
  • Address: 393 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02907
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Tonight Walt is going to read you a screenplay he wrote. It is about his last days on earth. It is about a city he is going to build that is going to change the world. And it is about his brother. It's about everyone who loves him so much, and it is about how sad they're going to be when he is gone. Right? I mean, how can they live without him? How can anyone live without him? The Wilbury Group presents the New England premiere of Lucas Hnath's adrenaline-charged odyssey, directed by Brien Lan... thewilburygroup.org/now-playing.html

Bach and Beyond

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Central Congregational Church
  • Address: 296 Angell St., Providence, RI 02906

A concert of spiritual peace and transcendence for the living and the dead: traditionally written as a prayer for the deceased, Forrest's Requiem for the Living gives an invigorating take on liturgical tradition, inspired by the majesty of images of space. With text of a similar theme, the Requiem magically aligns with Bach’s Komm, Jesu, Komm; Lobet den Herrn; Jesu, meine Freude in a performance featuring orchestra and the Rhode Island Children’s Chorus.

Children's Thanksgiving Floral Workshop

Blithewold’s gardens are bountiful, for which we are truly thankful! Green up your holiday by joining us for this fun and festive class where we will make use of nature’s gifts. Children will create and take home a unique “pilgrim hat” floral centerpiece to add to your family’s Thanksgiving table. All materials are included, and there’s no need to worry about clean-up! Cider and donuts will be served. Seats are limited, so register today! This class takes ... www.blithewold.org/event/show/769

Globe Park Holiday Craft Fair

  • November 22, 2014
  • Location: Globe Park School
  • Address: 192 Avenue, Woonsocket, RI 02895

Globe Park School is having its second annual Holiday Craft Fair Saturday, November 22nd at 192 Avenue A, from 10 am to 3 pm. Creative Photograpy will be taking holiday pictures. We have many local small businesses represented. This is a great opportunity to get some Christmas shopping done. More information can be found on our Globe Park School Facebook Page.

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.

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