The Best H.P. Lovecraft Attractions in Providence

Science fiction and horror fans will have a field day exploring Providence — the birthplace of H.P. Lovecraft. Widely dubbed the "father of modern horror," Lovecraft has become a cult figure since his life in the early 20th century. Many modern sci-fi and horror fiction writers and filmmakers have…

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Not-to-Miss Gaspee Days Events

If you'd like to get a jump on celebrating Independence Day, visit Pawtuxet Village on the Warwick/Cranston line this spring. Since 1965, this Colonial-era neighborhood, now a trendy destination for restaurants and shops, has hosted Gaspee Days, a commemoration of the burning in the cove of the…

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Spooky State House

Rhode Island’s stunning capital building will be the stage for the return of Spooky State House on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m., hosted by Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore. This event is free and open to the public. Trick-or-treat at the Rhode Island State House, explore the building, meet…

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October is RI Archaeology Month. Can You Dig It?

We've heard it called Rocktober, and even Socktober, but this year we're celebrating Archtober. Presented by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC), Rhode Island Archaeology Month features a series of free events around the state, highlighting our rich archaeological…

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