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4 Awesome Festivals to Catch in September

The summer is coming to an end, but there are still some amazing festivals happening in and around Providence this September. African Film and Arts Festival Sept. 13–17 Locations around Providence This five-day festival shines a spotlight on rarely-seen films, highlighting the incredible talents…

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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo

Don't miss the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular this Halloween season, as it returns to Roger Williams Park Zoo from September 29 through October 31. A true, one-of-a-kind experience for audiences of all ages, the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular features thousands of artistically carved, illuminated pumpkins…

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5 Reasons to Check Out Jurassic Quest in Providence

Due to unforseen circumstances, Jurassic Quest 2023 has been postponed. Look for the dinos to return in 2024. (Tickets will be refunded automatically to the original form of payment.) September 8–10, Jurassic Quest comes roaring into the Rhode Island Convention Center. As the largest and most…

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Misquamicut FallFest

Classic cars, surf, sun, great food, rides and fun are in store for you at the Misquamicut FallFest, Sept. 15–17, at Misquamicut State Beach on Atlantic Avenue in Westerly, Rhode Island. The Annual Classic Car Show is open to all classic and specialty cars and will include trophies, prizes and…

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Walking in Rhode Island

Providence is one of the most walkable cities in America. When John Kostrzewa was researching his new book, "Walking Rhode Island: 40 Hikes for Nature and History Lovers," he found two easy trails in the city that offer great exercise and spectacular views. Neutaconkanut Hill The short climb to…

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Trinity Rep Ticket Sales Announcement

Trinity Rep's 60 th Anniversary season begins in just a few weeks! Join the Tony Award-winning State Theater of Rhode Island in a celebration of community and family from September 2023 through June 2024. Season subscription packages are available for purchase now and start at $115 for one package of…

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Family Fun at the Pawtucket Arts Festival

Now celebrating its 25th year, the Pawtucket Arts Festival (Sept. 1–10) highlights the city's creative culture over two weeks. This year's festival focuses on education and public engagement while celebrating the diverse communities of Pawtucket. The festival kicks off on Friday, Sept. 1 and runs…

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A Parent's Guide to College Move-In, Providence Style

Dropping off your kids at college can be tough, especially in a new city. You don't know where to park, where to eat or even where to buy toilet paper! But fear not, we have a list of all the places you'll need to know about in order to survive your first parent college drop-off in Providence…

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7 Movies You Didn't Know Were Filmed in Rhode Island

Rhode Island may be small in size but we're no stranger to the big screen! And with the Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival in full swing, it's no wonder we've got movies on the mind. While Flickers brings in movies from all around the world, this year's schedule includes plenty of…

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