slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - September 8, 2017
Friday, September 08, 2017
GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team
|Sarah Tiana at Comedy Connection|
This weekend’s events include the RI Seafood Festival, the Ri Heritage Day Festival, live music by Stephen Kellogg at The Met, live comedy 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
Stephen Kellog at The Met
Singer and songwriter Stephen Kellog and his band are kicking off their "Postcard Tour" at the Met in Pawtucket.
The tour is inspired by the postcards that Kellogg sent his four daughters while on the road with his band over the past ten years.
The tour will feature songs from his latest double live recording, and will be more stripped down and intimate than his previous tour.
Comedy Central's Sarah Tiana at Comedy Connection
Sarah Tiana has been a “working” comedian/ex-waitress in Los Angeles since 2003. Originally from Calhoun, GA, Tiana's act emphasizes the thrills of growing up after “The War Of Northern Aggression."
Tiana was seen as the red carpet host for the Roast of Justin Beiber (Comedy Central), the CMT host for the CMAs, as well as on the Roast-theme @midnight episode, and in 2015 on the Josh Wolf Show.
The show starts at 8 p.m.
Final Weekend of the Producers at Theatre by the Sea
This weekend is the final performances of The Producers at Theatre by the Sea.
Based on the hit 1968 film, this Mel Brooks masterpiece is the story of a washed-up Broadway producer and his timid accountant who hatch a scheme to get rich quick by producing a sure-fire flop.
Watercolor Workshop at Watson Farm
Artist Vicki Iannuccillo presents a full-day watercolor workshop.
After a one-hour demonstration of landscape painting, participants will set up their materials and capture the farm buildings, stone walls, and gardens on the grounds.
Iannuccillo will help students with composition, lighting, and painting techniques.
Participants are asked to bring painting materials and a bag lunch. Open to all levels of experience.
The workshop goes from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m
40th Annual RI Heritage Day Festival
Celebrate the diversity of RI with over 30 different countries showing off their ethnic pride through music, dance, song, food, costumes, and arts and crafts.
The event will be held at the RI State House and is FREE.
NY Times Bestselling Author Tess Gerritsen at Barnes & Noble in Warwick
New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen will be at the Barnes and Noble in Warwick promoting and discussing her newest book "I Know a Secret" - the latest in the Rizzoli & Isles series.
Gerritsen’s books have sold more than 30 million copies in forty countries around the world. Detective Jane Rizzoli and Dr. Maura Isles were such popular characters, they inspired the TNT television series “Rizzoli & Isles” starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander.
She will be there from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
BoldrDash at Rocky Point
BoldrDash is back at Rocky Point.
The course will run along the old midway, the beach, the old salt water pool, the former cottages, the rocky shoreline.
The catch is that there are more than 30 obstacles along the course that competitors must get through.
The event goes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
RI Seafood Festival at India Point Park
The Rhode Island Seafood Festival is an annual event, which started in 2011, that brings together the best local sellers of seafood and other fine fare as well as beer, wine and spirits from Ocean State producers.
The festival includes live music, great food and much more.
The festival will go from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Pumpkin Palooza at Frerichs Farm
Pumpkin Palooza includes various events like pumpkin painting, building your own scarecrow and much more.
The event goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Last Weekly Outdoor Market of Providence Flea
This is the last weekly outdoor market of the Providence Flea so don't miss out.
Following this weekend there will be a market on September 24, October 8 and October 22.
The Providence Flea features 60+ local vintage vendors, artisans and makers, food trucks and carts, local live music, and community non-profits.
It is open from 10 a.m. to 4 pm.