10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - June 8, 2018
Friday, June 08, 2018
GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team
|Steve Volkmann is set to perform at PVDFest.|
This weekend’s events include PVDFest, the Rhode Island Air Show, the Gaspee Days Parade 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
Comedy Craft Beer Night at Foolproof Brewing Company
Come laugh with some of the best comics from all over the North East and wash it down with a pint...or three. And your 1st beer is free. Food trucks also on site.
Friday's show includes:
The event goes from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Moonlight at the Dunes at The Dunes Club
Join in for an evening of dinner and dancing to the music of Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band. Moonlight at the Dunes, Thundermist Health Center’s largest fundraising event of the year, promises to be an incredible kick-off to the summer season.
The event goes from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
PVDFest in Downtown Providence
For the fourth straight year, PVDFest is set to bring more than 60 performances to downtown Providence.
This year's festival will run from Thursday, June 7 through Sunday, June 10 and include live music, dancing, art, food and much more.
Performers include local musicians like Back Rhodes and Kayciblu to national performers like Australia's Sway Poles to the New York group herMajesty.
Providence LGBTQ Film Festival at RISD Museum
In its 18th year, the Providence LGBTQ Film Festival brings Rhode Island filmgoers a diverse sampling of over 40 international and domestic films made by and for members of the LGBTQ community. Ranging from romantic comedies, journeys of discover, to concerns affecting the trans community, the Film Festival has been curated to complement the LGBTQ Experience.
Gaspee Days Parade at Narragansett Parkway
Each year, folks crowd along a two-mile stretch of Narragansett Parkway anxiously awaiting the march of the parade. Be it the fife and drums corps, the fire trucks, or the Shriners in their miniature cars, everyone has a favorite to look forward to.
The parade goes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
RI Air Show at Quonset State Airport in North Kingstown
The Rhode Island Air Show is back this weekend.
Gates open at 9 a.m., while the flying begins at 11 a.m.
Admission is FREE.
The RI DOT will be offering free train rides to the event.
RI Places Exhibit at Gallery Z
The exhibit features work from many artists including Ruth Clegg.
Clegg is an award-winning artist and photographer with more than 30 years of experience in art, design, education, and travel.
Clegg received her bachelor's degree from the University of Rhode Island and founded Angell Photography in 1985.
In 2001, she expanded the studio into an art gallery. She is a member of the Professional Photographers Association of Rhode Island, New England and America, and of the Providence Art Club.
Clegg also works in various other mediums, and has exhibited nationally and internationally.
The exhibit will also feature works from William Daby, David DeMelim, Angelo Marinosci, Jr., Ian Mohon, Ewa Romaszewicz and Anthony Tomaselli.
Bacon and Beer Festival at Providence Steel Yard
Over 25+ local restaurants create their favorite bacon-inspired dishes that are carefully paired with a beer from 25+ world-class breweries
The festival goes from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Children's Theater Weekend at Providence Children's Museum
Join the Providence Children's Museum for one or both of our 15-minute performances of, “That’s My Ball” on Saturday and “Lost and Found” on Sunday. Fun and compelling, these interactive skits are designed to provide kids and parents with empathy skills-building experiences.
The event goes from 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Narragansett Bay Symphony Orchestra Concert at McVinney Auditorium
Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra afternoon concert!
The concert goes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.