slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017
GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team

It looks like the Spring and Summer weather is finally arriving and this weekend there are plenty of great outdoor events to help celebrate. 

This weekend's events include the Rhode Island Air Show, the Hope Street Spring Block Party, Waterfire and much more. 

To help you decide where to go and what to do, has put together a list of ten great things to do this weekend. 

How many activities and events can you get to?

See the 10 Great Things to do in Rhode Island This Weekend in the Slideshow Below

  • May 19

    American Craft Beer Week at Sons of Liberty 

    Join the Sons of Liberty as they host the final night of craft beer specials in the distillery’s new tasting room. 

    Choose from a variety of craft beers from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

    Must be 21+ to attend.

    Click here for more information

  • May 19

    Christopher Paul Sterling at Columbus Theatre

    Rising singer and songwriter Christopher Paul Sterling is playing the Columbus Theatre in Providence on Friday. 

    Sterling is known for albums such as Labor Against Waste, False Cities, Songs f Praise & Scorn among others. 

    The show is set to begin at 9 p.m. with doors opening at 8. 

    Click here for more information

  • May 19

    Matilda at PPAC

    Matilda was named TIME Magazine's #1 show of the year. 

    The show is the story of a girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her destiny.

    Click here for more information 

  • May 19


    Waterfire returns this weekend and it is going to be a great weekend for it. 

    Waterfire is one of the most popular events in Rhode Island and throughout New England. It makes for great date nights with a loved one or just a cool place to hang out.

    Click here for more information 

  • May 20

    Hope Street Annual Spring Block Party 

    Hope Street Merchants Association Hosts Annual Spring Block Party

    The party will include local music, food trucks, family fun, and beer & wine garden to benefit Festival Ballet. 

    There will be live music, food trucks, a fashion show, kids’ activities, a beer garden, a kids chill-out tent with story time and much more. 

    Click here for more information

  • May 20

    2017 RI Air Show at Quonset State Airport

    After canceling the show in 2016 following a crash, the Thunderbirds return in 2017 for one of the premier events of the spring and summer. 

    Gates open at 9 a.m. and the flying begins at 10 a.m. 

    Click here for more information

  • May 20

    Kids' Story Time at Books on the Square 

    Parents and children can join storytellers for the ongoing story time events with talented storytellers.

    Story Time events last approximately 30 minutes. This event is best suited for children 6 months–6 years old.10:30-11am Mondays, Babies11:00-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, All. 

    Click here for more information. 

  • May 21

    Columbus Film Club: A Face in the Crowd 

    The Columbus Film Club will present the film "A Face in the Crowd."

    The show is about an Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

    The show begins at 3 p.m. 

    Click here for more information

  • May 21

    Lippitt House Museum's The Art of Dining Exhibit

    The Lippitt House Museum has opened a new exhibit that highlights Victorian food. 

    The exhibit, The Art of Dining: A Taste of Providence’s Golden Age, opened on May 5 and explores the social customs of the Victorian era dining etiquette. 

    The exhibit will also explore how food and drink were integrated into Victorian life. 

    Click here for more information

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