Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. Feasts with beasts, comedians battling for the top spot, and mudslinging round out this week's events.


 Friday, June 26: 

World Series of Comedy
Head on over to the Comedy Connection of Rhode Island to see the World Series of Comedy, a two-day event featuring 40 different comedians from around North America. The winner of the show gets to go to Las Vegas in September for the main event, and you get to vote during the show to help pick the winner. Shows start at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Benefit Street Literary Walk
Literature and history more your style? Then head over to Providence's Mile of History, Benefit Street, for a tour focused on literary masters that have lived and worked in Providence. Benefit Street has housed some of the best writers, including H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, and Sarah Helen Whitman to name a few. Tours start at 11 a.m. at the John Brown House Museum.

 Saturday, June 27:

Zoobilee! Feast With the Beasts
It's that time of year for Roger Williams Park Zoo's adults-only extravaganza. Stroll through the zoo while sampling scrumptious dishes and cocktails from some of the area's best restaurants, and enjoy dancing and music by Redline. As always proceeds from this event will support the Zoo's animal care, education and conservation programs, along with Zoo improvements. The Feast begins at 7 p.m.

Mud Play at Providence Children's Museum
That's right, let your kids play with dirt! Saturday is National Mud Day and the Providence Children's Museum is celebrating by having a special place for kids to dig, scoop and build mud piles, and learn about nature while they do it. Start digging at 11 a.m.

 Sunday, June 28:

Sunday Jazz Series at
Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard

Take a trip down to Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard to a enjoy a Sunday afternoon of jazz featuring The Gilson Schachnik Brazilian Jazz Trio. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the wonderful music in picturesque Little Compton. You can even stop by Carolyn's Café for some food. And let's not forget the wine. The $10 car fee gives you $10 off a bottle purchased at the vineyard. The festivities begin at 1 p.m.

For a full list of events in Providence, check out our events calendar.