10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - October 5, 2018

Friday, October 05, 2018

 

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The Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill

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 Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill, the Scituate Art Festival, Diana Ross at PPAC 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

 

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October 5

A Memory of Elephants Opening Reception at ArtProv Gallery

“A Memory of Elephants” features works from Patricia Hansen's mother/child elephant series that evolved from her journey in northern Thailand. 

The reception goes from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

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October 5

Diana Ross at PPAC 

Ross is considered the most successful recording artist and entertainer of all time. President Obama said “she exudes glamour & grace, her influence is inescapable” as he presented her with a Medal of Freedom Award, the most prestigious award given to a U.S. citizen. 

Ross’ international achievements were acknowledged by the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in Washington DC (2007). The honor celebrated her lustrous career of excellence in music, film, television and theatre, as well as her cultural influences, humanitarian work and her contributions to American culture. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences celebrated her remarkable career with its highest honor, The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.

The show begins at 8 p.m. 

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October 5

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo 

This year’s show includes more than 5,000 intricately carved pumpkins featuring scenes of wizards, fairytales, and the luminaries of great myths and legends, alongside superheroes, and historical figures who changed our world.

The event goes from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. with last admission being at 10 p.m. 

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October 6

International Oktoberfest at Bold Point Park 

The festival includes Biergartens featuring dozens of seasonal, craft, imported and local brews, autumnal libations, food trucks offering traditional German favorites and festival fare, as well as, Bavarian/American entertainment. 

The festival goes from noon to 8 p.m. 

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October 6

Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers Weigh Off at Frerichs Farm

This is a very family oriented event. Last year the biggest pumpkin weigh 1914lbs..what will this year bring? There is a free corn maze, pirate ship and western town for the kids to play in.

They have pumpkin painting and build your own scarecow for a small fee. 

The event goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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October 6

Horse Feathers at Columbus Theatre

Horse Feathers will be performing at the Columbus Theatre on Saturday night. 

The show goes from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. 

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October 7

Scituate Art Festival 

The Scituate Art Festival features 200 juried art and craft exhibitors, select antique vendors, a food court offering regional specialties, live musical entertainment and a huge art/craft/antique raffle.

The festival goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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October 7

Columbus Day Festival on Federal Hill

The festival has been recognized as one of the best Columbus Day Festivals to attend, with great food and entertainment.

The festival is filled with great music and even better food, the Columbus Day Festival is a fall event to look forward to every season.

The Annual Columbus Day Parade will take place on Sunday, October 7 at 11 a.m.

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October 8

40th Annual Woonsocket Autumnfest 

Held over the Columbus Day Weekend, Autumnfest began in 1977 as an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the spirit of Northern Rhode Island.

The event features games, rides, live music and much more. 

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October 8

Pride and Prejudice at Trinity Rep

The season begins with a new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill. This playful and comedic adaptation of Austen’s much-beloved novel runs. The play premiered in 2017 and has quickly become one of the most popular new plays for regional theaters around the country.

The adaptation remains true to Austen’s story while infusing a new sense of hilarity and effervescence.

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