Charlestown Seafood Festival Set to Return for 34th Year
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Charlestown Seafood Festival at Ninigret Park.
The festival is set to take place from Friday, August 3 to Sunday, August 5.
General admission is $9 for adults, while children ten and under are free.
This year’s festival includes non-stop concerts performed each day by a variety of musical talents including Saints & Sinners(Whitesnake Tribute) and Mullet on Friday, August 3.
On Saturday, August 4 come and enjoy the sounds of The Brothers of the Road Band, Welcome To The Jungle (Guns & Roses Tribute), Shot of Poison (Poison Tribute) and the Dirty Deeds (AC/DC Tribute).
Rounding out the weekend on Sunday, August 5th is Southern Sky, Eight to the Bar, Take it to the Bridge, and Back in the Day (Journey, Styx, Police, Loverboy).
The menu includes boiled Cajun crawfish, Maryland style crab cakes, seafood jambalaya, and farm-raised alligator together with large gulf shrimp, locally grown littleneck clams and a variety of oysters cultivated in the salt ponds of South County.
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For more information, click here.
Walking Along Narragansett Beach
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Keep an eye out for sea glass as Narrow River or The Towers come into view.
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Catching a Worcester Bravehearts Game
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They bring in some of the best college talent from across the region to compete for the Futures League Championship.
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Newport Folk Festival
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Visiting Cape Playhouse Theatre
Taking a ride to Cape Cod and visit the oldest summer theatre in the country, Cape Playhouse. Cape Playhouse was first opened in 1927 by Raymond Moore.
The theatre has been home to some of the biggest stars to ever grace a stage like Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart amongst others.
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Zip Lining in the Berkshires
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Watching 4th of July Fireworks
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The Little League World Series
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Vermont Summer Festival
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Playing Golf at Harbor Lights
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RI International Film Festival
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The Festival features the best local films made with some of the best local talent.
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