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Friday, August 21, 2015

 

Kick off your weekend with a bang when you attend any of GoLocal's featured activities on Friday. But don't stop there, as there's plenty in store for Saturday and Sunday, too. 

No matter if you're young or old, GoLocalProv has an event that will make your weekend memorable.

To help you out, GoLocalProv has put together a complete guide of what to do and when in the slideshow below.

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

 

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August 21, 2014

Necronomicon Providence

The International Conference and Festival of weird fiction, art and academia is here in Providence .

The convention explores the life and works of H.P. Lovecraft and other creators.

Most of the events will be held at the Biltmore and Omni hotels with other events being held near College Hill. 

Click here for more information. 

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August 21, 2014

4,000 Miles

Head over to 2nd Story theatre and see the play 4,000 miles. 

After suffering a tragic loss while on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace and shelter in the West Village apartment of his fiercely independent 91 year-old grandmother. Over the course of a one month cohabitation, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately comfort each other with curiosity and compassion

The play fruns Friday and Saturday (21st and 22nd) at 7 :30 p.m. with a matinee show on Sunday at 2:30. 

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August 21, 2014

Hard Core Comedy

Check out Hard Core Comedy at the Comedy Connection of Rhode Island on Friday at 10:30 p.m.

Brian Beaudoin hosts and comics include Derek Furtado, Ray Harrington, Andrew Williams and more! 

Tickets are $15. 

Click here for more info

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August 22, 2014

Party at Trinity Rep

Head over to Trinity Rep on Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. to help them kick off their fall season. The event is FREE and will feature 15 minute performances from groups such as Gamm and Festival Ballet. 

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August 22, 2014

U.S.A. VS Jamaica

250 Linden Lane in Portsmouth

5 PM

Head on over to the Newport International Polo grounds and watch U.S.A. battle Jamaica. Tickets start at just $12 while children up to the age of 15 can get in for free. 

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August 22, 2014

Whiskey Tour and Tasting

Like Whiskey? Head over to the Sons of Liberty Distellery and take tour and get a taste of their freshly made Whiskey. 

Tours run on Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m. and last about 20 minutes. Tours run every half hour.

Participants must be 21 +

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August 22, 2014

Neal Diamond Tribute at Newport Grand

150 Admiral Kalbfus Rd  Newport

Doors open at 8 PM

Listen to a Neal Diamond tribute played by Bob McArthur. He preforms many classic Neal Diamond songs such as "Sweet Caroline", "America", "Love On The Rocks", and many more. 

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August 22, 2014

6th Annual Newport Sup Cup

1 Washington St in Newport

8 AM Start

Test your skills on a paddle board at the 6th Annual Race. Those entered will race around Goat Island in the Newport Harbor for prizes.  

The event is put on to raise money for Clean Ocean Access which is a local non-profit that works to keep the coastline and waterways clean. 

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August 23, 2014

Aqua's Lobster Splash

Aqua, located on one orms street is hosting their first annual Lobster Splash on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.  Tickets are $65 per person. 

Each guest will receive 1 bucket of seafood (includes 1 whole lobster, clams, shrimp, sausage, potatoes, and corn), and a selection of 3 beers from Pawtucket, RI’s own Foolproof Brewing Company.

For more info, click here. 

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August 23, 2014

High Heel Dash

The High Heel Dash is he kick off fundraiser for the Aids Walk for Life. This event, hosted at The Stable on Washington Street,  will feature prizes for the winner and a block part afterward. 

Registration is at noon and the race begins at 2 p.m. The cost is $25 to register for the race. 

Click here for more information. 

 
 

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