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5 RI Weekend Musts: Northeast Auto Show + More

Thursday, January 31, 2013

 

Who doesn't love a fast car? Check out the Northeast International Auto Show, which pulls into Providence this weekend.

Kick off the first weekend in February with your friends and family by enjoying these five fantastic events happening in Rhode Island, from cool cars to cocktails for the cure.

Northeast International Auto Show, Providence

(Friday-Sunday) Car enthusiasts won’t want to miss this all-weekend event at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Come see Motor Trend’s hot new vehicles show, featuring the Hot Wheels Comaro, and enjoy ride and drives. This auto show will be fun for the whole family! Children admitted free on Sunday. Receive a free one year subscription to Motor Trend magazine with your online ticket order. One Sabin St, Providence, 401-458-6000. Tickets $5-9. Fri 12-10pm, Sat 10-10pm, Sun 10-5pm. For additional information, click here.

Inside & Out and Oil & Water, A Fine Mix, Providence

(Sunday) Art lovers do not want to miss the opening of these two new exhibits at the Providence Art Club. The exhibits feature the artwork of artists Mary Dorsey Brewster, Pamela Neal, Sally Ann Martone, and Marilyn Saabye. Come admire the beauty and talent found in these new works of art. Free admission. 2-4pm. 11 Thomas St, Providence, 401-331-1114. For more information, visit here.

"Tales of the Slave Trade" Presentation, Bristol

As part of Black History Month, Bristol's Linden Place will host a talk on "Tales of the Slave Trade," focusing on RI slave-trading family, the DeWolfs.

(Saturday) Immerse yourself in February’s Black History Month with a special presentation at the Linden Place Mansion at 10am. “Tales of the Slave Trade” focuses on the DeWolf family of the 18th and early 19th century and their involvement as traders in the triangle slave trade. The DeWolf family was a prominent Rhode Island family featured in the PBS film “Traces of the Trade.” 500 Hope Street, Bristol, 401-253-0390. Tickets $10, free for students. For more information, go here.

The Winter White Tour, Providence

(Friday) Check out this exciting and upbeat concert at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel. This all-white themed production provides a fun way to celebrate the winter season while dancing to lively techno beats. The concert features music by Alesso, Otto Knows, and DSK CHK. Doors open 8pm. 79 Washington St, Providence, 401-331-5876. For tickets and information, click here.

Go Red: Cocktails for a Cure Party, Providence

(Friday) Come celebrate National Go Red Day at The Whiskey Republic. Help support the American Heart Association and raise awareness about heart disease with fun, food, and drinks. Indulge in a complimentary appetizer platter with a small donation of $5 and a table reservation. 6-8pm. 515 South Water St, Providence, 401-588-5158. For more information, click here

 

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