10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

 

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Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show at Newport Vineyards

There is plenty going on around the state of Rhode Island to keep you busy over the weekend. From festivals to concerts and much more, there are events for all ages. 

This weekend’s events include the Halloween Iron Pour at the Providence Steel Yard, Flickers Sci-Fi Fantasy and Horror Film Festival and the Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show at Newport Vineyards.

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

 

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October 19

A Night of Networking and Beer Tasting at The Guild 

Learn how Habitat for Humanity builds safe, decent affordable homes, volunteer opportunities available. Proceeds will benefit Habitat of West Bay and Northern RI. 
Ticket Includes 1 pint of beer and tour of the facility.

Tours will be in half-hour increments starting at 6 p.m. 

The event goes from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

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October 19

Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show Featuring Brendan Eyre at Newport Vineyards

Brendan Eyre is one of New York’s top up and coming comedians. His unique, laid back perspective on life has landed him spots on Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC, Comedy Central, and various other national television shows.

He is also the cohost of the critically acclaimed Rad Dudecast podcast. He performs regularly at clubs and colleges throughout the country. 

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October 19

Big Thief and The Range of Light Wilderness at Columbus Theater

The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents Big Thief with The Range Of Light Wilderness.

The show begins at 7 p.m. 

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October 20

Flickers' Vortex Sci-Fi Fantasy & Horror Film Festival

A phantasmagoric symphony of international films blasts its way across the big screen as the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) launches its 19th Annual Flickers' Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Film Festival. In addition to its traditional spooky film fare, “Vortex” will showcase a wide array of sci-fi and fantasy cinema.

This year's festival includes a return of its popular H.P. Lovecraft Walking Tour presented in collaboration with the RI Historical Society, free after-school KidsEye programs, the Campus Connections program, which brings programming to area colleges and universities, and two free forums that look behind the scenes at creating genre films in the Ocean State.

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October 20

Halloween Iron Pour at The Steel Yard 

This family-friendly industrial art performance attracts close to 2,000 spectators from around the region, who watch artists harness the power of The Steel Yard’s custom-built tilt furnace as they pour more than 2,500 pounds of molten iron. The evening also features a variety of delicious food, as well as theatrical and musical displays.

The event goes from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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October 20

History Research Paranormal Investigation With D'agostino & Nicholson at Slater Mill Museum

Old Slater Mill presents an opportunity to observe/participate for 60 minutes in a history research paranormal investigation led by renowned authors and paranormalists Thomas D'Agostino and Arlene Nicholson.

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October 20

Hope Street Farmers Market at Lippitt Memorial Park

The Hope Street Farmers Market is a farmer-run cooperative created and managed by many of the best farmers and food artisans in Rhode Island. We sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, breads and pastries, pasture-raised meats, seafood, poultry and eggs, and many other items that we grow, make or raise themselves. 

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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October 21

Glocester Scarecrow Festival at Pavilion at Kent Field

Locally created scarecrows lined along Putnam Pike on October 13, 2018, and remain on display until October 27. Over $600 in prizes given out for displayed scarecrows in 5 categories with awards given out at 1 pm on October 13. Prizes also given out for best human scarecrow, adult and child.

The event goes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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October 21

Imagination Playground at Providence Children's Museum 

Kids invent their own ways to play as they stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes. Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles and forts, create interesting sculptures and more!. 

The event goes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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October 21

Planetarium Shows at the Museum of Natural History 

Show lasts approximately 35 minutes. Early arrival is suggested as tickets are sold first come, first served. Tickets are only available for purchase at the museum on the day of the planetarium show. People are not permitted to enter the planetarium once the show has begun. Show offering and schedule are subject to change.

Shows runs from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

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