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.
There is plenty going on around the state of Rhode Island to keep you busy this weekend. From festivals to activities and shows, there are events for all ages. 

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

  • June 8

    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: 

    Ryan Brauth
    Ray Harrington 
    Jessica Leigh
    Brad Rohrer
    Chuck Staton

    The event goes from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

    Click here for more information 

  • June 8

    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. 

    Click here for more information 

  • June 8

    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. 

    Click here for more information

  • June 9

    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. 

    Times vary. 

    Click here for more information 

  • June 9

    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. 

    Click here for more information 

  • June 10

    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. 

    Click here for more information 

  • June 10

    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.

    Click here for more information 

  • June 10

    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. 

    Click here for more information 

  • June 10

    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. 

    Click here for more information 



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