5 Weekend Musts: Rhythm & Roots Festival + More
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Rhythm & Roots
Friday - Monday It isn't Labor Day weekend if southern RI isn't hopping with Cajun sounds. Now in its 15th year, this incredible festival boasts 4 stages of music and something for everyone with a family tent for kids, dance lessons, all day and evening dancing on 2 dance floors, gourmet food and drink, and the best that roots music has to offer. Weekend camping is available and parking is free. Day tickets Fri: $35, Sat/Sun: $60, kids 12 and under are free. Ninigret Park, 4890A Old Post Rd, Rt 1, Charlestown. Fri: 5 pm midnight, Sat & Sun: noon midnight, call 1-888-855-6940 or go to www.rhythmandroots.com for more.
Providence Dance Music Festival
Sunday You don't have to work on Monday, so don't miss this first-ever celebration of live music and DJs bringing you every genre of EDM under the sun! Three rooms and an outside patio… it's gonna be huge. $15 presale, $20 at the door. Doors open 8pm, music starts at 9pm. Fete Lounge, 103 Dike St, Providence. Call 401-383-1112 or go online here for more.
East Greenwich Arts Festival
Jersey Boys at PPAC
Friday - Sunday If you haven't caught this fun-loving, high-energy musical that's great for all ages, this is your last chance to do so. It's the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history--Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Sing along and have a ball. 7:30pm Friday, 8pm Saturday, and 6:30pm Sunday. Tickets $28-$128. Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St, Providence. For more information and to buy tickets, go online here.
Ocean House Labor Day Sale
Thursday - Monday One of RI's most luxurious inns is marking down all its summer merchandise from both its retail locations, and smart shoppers will wrap this up with a day trip to Watch Hill. There's 30% off everything at Ocean House's Bay Street store, and 20% off summer merchandise at the Boutique at the hotel. You'll find Jack Rogers, Lilly Pulitzer, Manuel Canovas, Sailor Bags, and much more. Ocean House Home, 31 Bay Street, Watch Hill, Ocean House Boutique, 1 Bluff Ave, Watch Hill. Open 10am-5pm.
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