10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - June 29, 2018
Friday, June 29, 2018
GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team
|Waterfire is set to take place in downtown Providence this weekend.|
This weekend’s events include fireworks, Waterfire, live music and much more.
To help you figure out which event to go to and when, GoLocalProv has put together a complete guide of what to do and when in the slideshow below.
See the Great Things to do in RI This Weekend in the Slideshow Below
Newport Half-Day Junior Baycamp With Save The Bay at Easton's Beach
Save The Bay’s week-long BayCamp for children who have completed kindergarten and first grade promises hands-on, Bay-centric activities that are as much fun as they are educational.
The event goes from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
ZooCamp: Conservation Heroes at Roger Williams Park Zoo
These Conservation Heroes are active all over the world, but also right here in our backyard! In this one-week camp at the Zoo, campers will be empowered to become leaders in conservation through teambuilding and leadership activities, engage in inquiry activities, games and projects; and visit animals exhibits, meet animal ambassadors, and explore the outdoors.
The event goes from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Family-Free Friday at Providence Children's Museum
From 5:30 – 7:30 PM in The Children’s Garden, guests can engage in activities and demonstrations that raise awareness of the important role that water collection activities play for people around the world and the importance of conservation.
The event goes from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
History and Herb Hike at Casey Farm
Discover the history of this landscape from the seventeenth century to today. Learn about the farm's wide variety of herbs and their benefits, and take home some samples to enjoy. Meet at the cow barn. Includes admission for a tour of the historic farmhouse.
The event goes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Made on Honor Market at Narragansett Beer
Join Narragansett Beer for two full days of shopping, eating, meeting the people behind some of their favorite brands, and of course, drinking plenty of ‘Gansett.
The event goes from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Head Space at ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery presents “Head Space,” a new group show that dives deep into the human psyche. Eight artists utilizing a variety of mediums to portray the human condition will be exhibiting at “Head Space:”
The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Don't miss Providence Waterfire
Waterfire is one of Providence's premier events, attracting people from all over the state, New England and in some cases, the country.
The lighting begins around 8:45 p.m.
The Roots at Bold Point Park
The Grammy-award winning Hip-Hop group the Roots will be at Bold Point Park to kick off the month of July.
The Roots have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four Grammys, including “Best R&B Album” for Wake Up!, “Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance” for “Hang in There” (with John Legend) and “Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance” for “Shine.” The ensemble was most recently nominated for “Best Rap Album” for the 2011 release of undun. This brings the band’s GRAMMY nomination count to twelve.
The concert begins at 6 p.m.
Newport 4th of July Fireworks
The City of Newport will host their July 4 celebration on Sunday.
The fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m.
The Providence Flea on South Water Street
There will be vintage vendors, artisans, makers, food trucks, community nonprofits and live music.
The flea runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.