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5 Weekend Musts: Spring Beer Festival + More

Thursday, April 18, 2013

 

Enjoy as many brews as your heart desires this Saturday at the Great International Beer Festival.

No plans for the weekend yet? Not to worry, there are enough unique and fun events going on in Rhode Island to keep you busy all weekend. Get started now!

Great International Beer Festival

Saturday  The Great International Spring Beer Festival is back and bigger than ever! The 7th annual Spring Beer Festival will feature unlimited sampling of beers from more than 250 brewers, live music, food, and more. Proceeds from the festival will benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, the Rhode Island Horticultural Society, and the Providence Rotary Foundation Charities. 1-4:30pm, 6:30-10pm. Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St. Admission $44. Call 401-351-2632 or go here for more information.

Second Annual Yogathon, Pawtucket

Saturday  Stretch out the stress this weekend with Shri Studio’s 2nd Annual Yogathon. The all-day event features different yoga styles, instructors, video presentations, free snacks, and live music. From a Vibrational Gong Bath to Chakra Yoga: Knowing Ourselves and Finding Balance, there’s a little taste of everything for all levels of interest and experience. Proceeds from the event go to Shri Service Corps, a non-profit providing free health and fitness yoga classes to shelters, schools, and community centers. Shri Studio Urban Revitalization Yoga, 21 Broad Street, Pawtucket. 9 am-6:30 pm. $25-75. For more information call 401-441-8600 or click here.

Russian National Ballet, Cranston

The Russian National Ballet will be performing The Sleeping Beauty, a classic loved by young and old alike.

Thursday  You'll want to start your weekend early for this one. The world-renowned Russian National Ballet Theatre will make their only Rhode Island appearance at the newly renovated Park Theatre on April 18. They will perform beloved classic The Sleeping Beauty to the traditional score by Tchaikovsky. Featuring some of the greatest dancers and choreographers in the world, the performance will tell Princess Aurora's story of royalty, love, and power. 7:30 pm. Park Theatre, 848 Park Avenue. Tickets are $35, $45, and $55. For more info and tickets, click here.

Family Fun Fishing, Exeter 

Saturday  Narragansett Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting a special children's day to teach young anglers the art of fishing. Get out to Frosty Hollow Pond in Arcadia Management Area for a day full of wet and wild fun. Bait and tackle supplied. Ages 4-14. Pre-registration required. Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association, Arcadia Management Area, Frosty Hollow Road, Exeter. 9 am-12pm. Call 401-539-9017 or cilck here for more information.

Eat Drink RI Festival, Providence

Friday-Sunday  Celebrate food this weekend with a three-day long event featuring gastronomical specialties from across the state. Friday, check out Truck Stop: A Festival of Street Eats, featuring over 10 of Providence’s best food trucks, with everything from tacos to smoothies and clam cakes. Proceeds benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.Saturday meet local food producers in a Eat Local panel, meet winemakers and learn about New England wine growing, and check out local breweries and meet RI brewing pros. Sunday enjoy a special Grand Brunch at Gracie’s. For more events and details visit the website.

 

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