10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

 

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Newsies is in town this weekend

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 Newsies at the James & Gloria Maron Cultural Arts Center, the 31st Apple Festival, Downton Abbey Fox Hunt and 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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September 14

Wright's Dairy Farm Ice Cream Pop Up at Knead Doughnuts 

Join them at our Elmgrove store to enjoy some classics from Wright's Dairy Farm and, of course, grab a few doughnuts. 

The pop up goes from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

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September 15

Newsies at James and Gloria Maron Cultural Arts Center

Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy, and leader of a ragged band of teenaged newsies, who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for whats right. 

The show goes from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

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September 15

Wellred Comedy Tour at Comedy Connection 

Stand-up comedy and writing partners, Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck), Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester are touring nationally in support of their best-selling book, Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin Dixie Outta the Dark.

They have appeared on Nightline (ABC), Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO), Evening News with Don Lemon (CNN), Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell (MSNBC) and WTF with Marc Maron. 

The show begins at 8 p.m. 

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September 15

9th Annual Woony River Ride Bike-A-Thon at Waterplace Park 

The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council is hosting its 9th annual Woony River Ride Bike-a-Thon. On September 15th, bikers can choose to ride 60, 45, 30, 10 bike routes, and a 5-mile bike and walking route. 

The Woony Ride brings out family, friend, and co-worker cyclists from all over the region to enjoy the splendor of the Woonasquatucket River. It's a fully supported ride, and it ends with an after-party at Waterplace Park in Downtown Providence--live music, food, and awesome prizes for fundraisers. 

The event goes from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

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September 15

Downton Abbey Fox Hunt and Luncheon at Chase Farm Park

Learn about the traditions of an English fox hunt and then watch the action, with majestic horses and specially-trained hounds bounding across the landscape in pursuit of the fox. 

Except that there are no real foxes! 

It will only be the scent of a fox that they will follow.

The event goes from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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September 15

Preserving the Harvest at Casey Farm

Expert teachers from the Coastal Growers Market and Casey Farm guide you in some of these methods, adapted for today's home cook, using local produce. You'll go home with recipes to try and samples we make together. Food, supplies, and a tour of the Casey Farm fields are included.

The event goes from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

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September 15

Hurricane of 1938 80th Anniversary Walking Tour 

On Saturday, Sept. 15, starting at 11am (departing from the Al Forno parking lot), this walking tour will examine how a disastrous hurricane took most New Englanders by surprise. While the storm ravaged the region, we’ll focus on the stories of downtown Providence and its architecture, sharing unique stories of people who were in the city when the storm hit. 

The walk will also touch on what was happening nationally and globally in 1938, as well as what would come afterward. Our staff has discovered truly remarkable stories that happened in Providence during the Hurricane of 1938. 

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September 16

The Community Players Present "Social Security" 

The Community Players open their 98th season with Andrew Bergman's "Social Security", the hilarious comedy about a couple of trendy New York art dealers whose lives are upended when her mother comes to live with them. 

The show begins at 7:30 p.m. 

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September 16

31st Annual Apple Festival at Johnston Memorial Park

The Apple Festival draws thousands of people over the weekend and fills Johnston Memorial Park with music, laughter, the scent of apple pies and great food. An awesome opportunity to promote and gain visibility for your business.

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

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September 16

Central American Festival at Roger Williams Park Temple of Music

The Central American Festival takes place at the Roger Williams Park Temple of Music. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of all that Central America has to offer. 

The festival goes from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

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