5 Weekend Musts: A&W 50th Birthday Bash, Festivals + More
Friday, August 26, 2011
Celebrate a local institution in Smithfield
Friday Don't miss the 50th anniversary of one of Rhode Island's all-time classic spots: the Greenville A&W Root Beer stand. The party goes all day from 11am to 9pm, and includes hourly specials, an A&W history display, dinnertime root beer making demo, classic cars, all-American food, Random Acts of Root Beer, the only carhop service left in Rhode Island, and more! Call 949-9892 or visit the Smithfield A&W web site for more information. 460 Putnam Pike, Smithfield.
Enjoy the pre-Irene waterfront in Providence
Saturday Take a good look at those water levels lit by fire tonight, at one of the final WaterFires of the season. Add to the usual gorgeous nighttime goings on that the Hurricane Barrier will likely be closed... or closing. Begins, as always, at dusk. Free. Call 272-3111, or visit the WaterFire Web site for more information.
Get spooked in Warwick
Saturday Spend some time with RI's finest ghost hunters, the East Coast Paranormal Research Team, who will
Party in style in downtown Providence
Saturday It's a fashion party tonight, as StyleNight Out kicks off StyleWeek Providence fashion happenings. Shops in downcity will be featuring food, drink, a style scavenger hunt, specials and more. It kicks off at Providence Place Mall at 4pm and wraps up with an afterparty at Aspire in Hotel Providence. For the whole schedule, go here.
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