Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. A WaterFire lighting, the Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival, a half dozen comedians and more make for a fun weekend in and around Providence.
Friday, May 27
All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion
Todd Oldham, one of the great American fashion designers, has brought his "All of Everything" showcase to the RISD Museum. The exhibit features more than 65 different ensembles and is open through September 11.
Head on over to the Comedy Connection of Rhode Island for a night of comedy. HardCore Comedy is hosted by Brian Beaudoin and features six of the top-billing comedians in the area. The show starts at 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 28
Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival
Bring the family down to historic Pawtuxet Village to the Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival. Gaspee Days celebrates the burning of the HMS Gaspee, the first act against the British army during the American Revolution. The festival opens at 10 a.m.
WaterFire will be holding a full lighting this Saturday starting at sunset. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of WaterFire, an art installation of nearly 100 bonfires set ablaze on the surface of three rivers right in the middle of Providence. The fires are lit at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 29
African and Afrobeat Music Night
Head over to Fete Music Hall for a night of African and Afrobeat music featuring Kcee. A Nigerian singer and songwriter, Kcee is bringing his music to Providence for one night only. The party starts at 10 p.m.