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5 Weekend Musts: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy + More

Thursday, March 14, 2013

 

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will bring its big sound to the Park Theatre in Cranston this weekend. Get ready to dance.

It might be getting chillier this weekend, but so we've picked 5 great Rhode Island events that are sure to put a spring in your step.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy in Cranston

Saturday Get out and dance to live band, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s 20th Anniversary Tour. Twist and shout to the hip, high-energy sounds of the nine-piece big-band, swing ensemble as they rock the historic Park Theatre to the ground. Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. 7:30pm. Tickets $25-$35. Call (401) 467-7275 or click here for tickets.

WaterFire Documentary in East Greenwich

Saturday  Check out "Waterfire: Art & Soul of a City", a documentary produced by Emmy award winner Joe Rocco and Waterfire creator and artistic director, Barnaby Evans. The documentary film takes a behind the scenes look at Providence’s beautiful Waterfire, celebrating the tradition in high-definition. The Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main Street, East Greenwich. 8-9:30 pm. Call 401-885-4000 or click here for more information.

5K Shamrock Shuffle in North Kingstown

Erin go running! It's the 5K Shamrock Shuffle in North Kingstown this weekend, and the perfect way to put some spring in your weekend step.

Sunday Get outside for a workout this weekend with the 5K Shamrock Shuffle. Get a free Shamrock T-shirt for running, or dress up in your favorite lucky green T-shirt to cheer on the runners. Reward your hard work with a free pint at Gillian's Ale House after the run. North Kingstown High School, 100 Fairway Drive, North Kingstown. 9am. Call 401-952-6333 or click here for more information.

From Vine to Wine in Westerly

Friday-Saturday Friday evening meet wine sommelier, Jonathan Feiler for a special meet and greet over wine and cheese. Saturday, come back for a seminar on dessert wines from around the world. Learn what makes a perfect after-dinner wine, how climate affects taste, about different styles and processes of winemaking, and more. Ocean House, 1 Bluff Ave., Watch Hill, Westerly. Friday reception: 6-7pm, Saturday: 11am–1pm. Call 401-584-7000 or click here for more information.

Quebec Film Festival

Friday-Saturday This weekend among all the Irish celebrations don’t miss the chance to explore French Canadian culture in Providence at the Quebec Film Festival. Featuring three different recent short films with English subtitles, the festival has a little something for everyone. International House Of Rhode Island, 8 Stimson Avenue, Providence. Friday 7 pm, Saturday 4 pm. Free. For more information call 401-272-6243 or click here.

 

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