Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. Harbor tours, two different food festivals, a classic ballet and a vintage bazaar are a few things in store for this weekend in Providence and around the state.
Friday, April 29
Providence River and Harbor Tours
Spring is here, and so starts the Providence River Boat Company's Providence River and Harbor Tours. With the mild weather we've been having, they are able to open up a few days early starting on Friday. Take a tour of the Providence River while Captain Tom tells you all about the history of Providence. Tours depart on the hour, and please call ahead for details and reservations.
Festival Ballet Presents Swan Lake
Head downtown to The VETS to catch Festival Ballet's performance of one of the most famous ballets in history, "Swan Lake." People of all ages will love this timeless story of young love and deception. Friday's show is at 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 30
Urban Vintage Bazaar
Do you love vintage clothing and wares? Then you'll love the amazing Urban Vintage Bazaar happening at the historic Arcade Providence. Browse through dozens of vendors featuring everything from men's clothes to jewelry and toys. There will also be a "Vinyl Lounge" where vendors will be offering vintage vinyl for sale. The Bazaar is open at 10 a.m.
Eat Drink RI Festival: Grand Tasting
The 5th Annual Eat Drink RI Festival is happening all weekend long, with Saturday featuring the Grand Tasting at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The Grand Tasting features more than 50 local wines, spirits and craft beers, along with local food from around the state. The tasting starts at 12 p.m. and tickets are still available.
Sunday, May 1
South County Oyster Festival
Head down to South County this Sunday for the South County Oyster Festival at The Towers in Narragansett. Enjoy live music, local food, beer, wine and, of course, oysters. Admission tickets include one drink (beer or wine) and six oysters. The festival starts at 12 p.m.