Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. A breathtaking show at PPAC, last call for pumpkins, and the start of a classic holiday tradition at Trinity are a few things happening in the Providence area this weekend.
Friday, November 4
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I
Start your weekend off with a spectacular performance of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s "The King and I" at the Providence Performing Arts Center. This classic story, set in 1860s Bangkok, plays out the secretive relationship between the King and a British schoolteacher. Friday's show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Just because Halloween is over doesn't mean the fun has to end. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo is open for one more weekend. Stroll through hundreds of intricately carved pumpkins right in the heart of the zoo. Tickets are still on sale at timed intervals for this weekend.
Saturday, November 5
A Christmas Carol
This holiday classic is returning 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! Saturday's show starts at 7:30 p.m.
The Great International Beer Festival
Head over to the Rhode Island Convention Center to sample more than 250 beers from all over the world. The Great International Beer Festival returns to showcase some of the best beers from across the globe. There are two timed openings, one at 1 p.m. and then again at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 6
Spend your Sunday at the Ocean State Theatre Company to see "Doubt: A Parable." Set in 1964, "Doubt" tells the story of accusations of misconduct at a Catholic school and the scandal that ensues. Sunday's show starts at 2 p.m.