Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. Two holiday classic performances, a Santa-filled marathon, and some "Monkee"ing around are just a few things in store for this weekend in and around Providence.
Friday, November 18
A Christmas Carol
This holiday classic has returned to Trinity Repertory Company for another year of joy and excitement. Join Ebenezer Scrooge as he goes on a trip though time to learn what the Christmas spirit is all about, and to see if he can change his Scrooge ways. Friday's show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Dustin Diamond From "Saved By the Bell"
Head over to the Comedy Connection of Rhode Island for a night of laughs featuring Dustin Diamond from "Saved by the Bell." Dustin has been hailed as the "Dark Prince of Comedy" and is a pop-culture icon. He will have two stand-up sets on Friday, one at 8 p.m. and one at 10 p.m.
Saturday, November 19
The Monkees: Good Times 50th Anniversary Tour
The Monkees are coming back with original members Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork for a 50th Anniversary Tour. Catch them at the Twin River Event Center on Saturday singing all of your favorite tunes. Saturday's show starts at 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 20
Santa Hustle Half Marathon & 5K
Bring your hustle on Sunday for a half marathon and 5K you'll be sure to remember. The Santa Hustle features thousands of runners dressed up as Santa and other holiday-themed characters along with festive music, cookies and more. The race begins at Easton's Beach in Newport at 7 a.m.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra - “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” Tour
This new holiday classic returns to the Dunkin' Donuts Center for a magical night of music. This tour features the story of "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve," which follows a young runaway teen who seeks shelter in an old theater on December 24. The old caretaker brings him on a journey of discovery everyone can relate to. Sunday's shows are at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.