5 Weekend Musts: Little Women, Delbert McClinton + More

Thursday, November 10, 2011


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The March Sisters in Warren: Little Women previews at 2nd Story

After a day of remembrance on Friday, pick up some good, old-fashioned Rhode Island fun. We've got the five best things you could be doing, right here.


Little Women in Warren

Friday-Sunday  An old classic comes to life at the 2nd Story Theatre for a Holiday Special. Bob Colonna brings his adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's beloved coming-of-age story, Little Women, to Providence for the holidays. Bring the family and engage in the timeless tale starting with the March sisters' Christmas without presents to the hopeful, humorous, and trying times they overcome while growing. Fri. & Sat. 8pm, Sun 3pm Admission: $20-30. 2nd Story Theatre. 28 Market Street. Learn more here.

Puppy Chow in Bristol

Saturday  Support animals and socialize at the Friends of the Bristol Animal Shelter’s annual Macaroni Dinner at the Bristol Train of Artillery. There will be a 50/50 raffle, table raffles, a flea market table, and all you can eat salad, macaroni, meatballs, bread, drinks, and dessert. Bring any donation of canned cat or canned dog food and receive a free raffle ticket! Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children. 135 State St, Bristol, 4-7pm.  Get more information, here.

Delbert McClinton in Westerly

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Country bluesman Delbert McClinton hits Westerly

Saturday  Come enjoy Delbert McClinton in his first appearance in Rhode Island for two years. The Texas legend combines country, blues, soul, R&B, rockabilly and rock n roll into one smooth blend in time-honored Texas tradition. This is a special chance to catch Delbert as he swings through southern New England on his limited tour that won't even hit Boston. Don't miss special guest Mike Zito. 8:30pm. Tickets are $75 in advance, $85 at the door. Knickerbocker Café, 35 Railroad Ave, Westerly. For more, go here.

4th Annual Holiday Artisan Fair in North Smithfield

Saturday  Come take part in this festive holiday shopping extravaganza and complimentary holiday photos with Santa! There will be New England artisans’ jewelry, pottery, home and holiday decor, gourmet foods, cosmetics, children's gifts, apparel and many more. 10am to 4pm. Free admission. 412 Greenville Rd, North Smithfield. Learn more here.

Lady Windermere's Fan in Providence

Thursday-Sunday  Brown University gets Wilde with Lady Windermere’s Fan, a hilarious story of comic elite Victorian society members, the play that established Oscar Wilde as a dramatist. The play, directed by Brown Professor Lowry Marshall, Artistic Director of Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory and winner of the 2011 Charles Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts, opens this weekend and is bound to bring laughs. Stuart Theatre, 77 Waterman St. Get tickets here.

For more coverage of weekend fun, don't miss GoLocalTV, fresh every day at 4pm and on demand 24/7, here.


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