Welcome to another GoProvidence Weekend Roundup. Classic rock, new comedians and fresh films round out this weekend's events.


 Friday, July 24: 

Rock out to this legendary rock 'n' roll band at Twin River! Whitesnake has been around since 1978, and they're still going strong. Enjoy their biggest hits in person on their 2015 "The Purple Tour." The show starts at 8 p.m.

Ben Hague
Head on over to the Comedy Connection of Rhode Island to catch RI native Ben Hague. Ben has been around the country with his comedy show, making appearances on shows like "The Late Late Show" with Craig Ferguson. Check out his show starting at 8 p.m.

 Saturday, July 25:

48 Hour Film Project Screenings
Filmmakers from all over Rhode Island compete in the 48 Hour Film Project. This competition challenges filmmakers to write, shoot, edit and deliver a short film in only 48 hours. You'll be able to watch some of these films at the RISD Auditorium for just $10. There are two screenings at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Final Night of Providence Restaurant Weeks 
Providence Restaurant Weeks is wrapping up and this is your last chance to get a great meal at a great price. Choose from more than 90 different restaurants offering three-course prix-fixe meals for either lunch or dinner, with prices at $14.95 for lunch and either $29.95 or $34.95 for dinner. Some restaurants are even offering 2-for-1 deals! Check out ProvidenceRestaurantWeeks.com for a full list of participating restaurants and their menus.

 Sunday, July 26:

The Providence Flea
Warm weather is here, and that means it's time for The Providence Flea. Every Sunday you can head over to the Providence River Greenway to check out a mix of vendors featuring vintage, upcycled and handcrafted items, along with a tasty food truck lineup and live music. The market is held rain or shine every Sunday through September 13 starting at 10 a.m.

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