10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - February 8, 2019

Friday, February 08, 2019

 

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Verdant Vibes is hosting their annual benefit concert.

The weekend is here and there is plenty of things going on in Rhode Island. 

This weekend’s events Verdant Vibes Benefit Concert, the Northeast International Auto Show, the Providence Flea and more.

To help you figure out which event to go to and when, GoLocalProv has put together a complete guide of what to do and when in the slideshow below.

See the Great Things to do in RI This Weekend in the Slideshow Below

 

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February 8

Montgomery Gentry at Stadium Theatre 

This emotional return to the stage is the first time member Eddie Montgomery will be touring without the late Troy Gentry.

In honor of Gentry and their two decades of chart-topping country music, fans can expect to hear their greatest hits mixed with anticipated tracks from the Here’s To You album.

The show begins at 8 p.m. 

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February 8

Brown Basketball vs Penn 

The Brown Bears return to the Pizzitola Center to host Penn on Friday night. 

The Bears are currently 1-3 in the Ivy League and will look to get back on the winning track. 

Game time is set for 7 p.m. 

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February 8

Lord of the Flies at Providence College

A group of boys and girls are stranded on a remote island. As their newly created microcosm starts to decay, they are forced to face their own primal fears.

The show is put on by the Department of Theatre, Dance & Film at Providence College.

The Department offers a major and minor in Theatre, a minor in dance, a minor in film, as well as courses for the general student population.

Show times vary. 

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February 9

Verdant Vibes Benefit Concert at Music Mansion

Melt away the winter blues at Verdant Vibes annual benefit concert at the historic Music Mansion. 

"We're raising funds to support our fourth season, performing an exquisite collection of new electro/acoustic solo and duo works (including four by local composers)," says Verdant Vibes. 

Featuring Verdant Vibes musicians Piero Guimaraes, Kirsten Volness, Alexander Dupuis, EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, Roseminna Watson, and Jacob Richman, and special guest Michael Genese.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. 

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February 9

Pink Talking Fish’s Dave Brunyak at The Met

Dave Brunyak of the cover band Pink Talking Fish will be playing at The Met on Saturday night. 

Pink Talking Fish is a Hybrid Tribute Fusion Act that takes the music from three of the world's most beloved bands and creates a special treat for fans of the music.

Pink Floyd, The Talking Heads, and Phish are all more than just bands... they are Phenomenons.

The show begins at 9 p.m. 

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February 9

Foundations in Gardening: Color Theory for Gardens at Blithewold Mansion

Color is a large part of our daily lives, but what is its impact in the garden? 

They will discuss how to use color in the garden and some dos and don’ts for making a garden feel cohesive.

The event goes from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

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February 9

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at PPAC 

Roald Dahl’s treasured tale is now Broadway’s Golden Ticket!

It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. 

Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory…to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to sweeten with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. 

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February 10

2019 Northeast International Auto Show at RI Convention Center

The 2019 Northeast International Auto Show takes over Providence with hundreds of new cars, trucks, crossovers, SUVs and more set to fill the Rhode Island Convention Center.

Attendees are invited to check out their favorite models in a non-selling environment, sit behind wheels, inspect engines, experience new technologies and even take a spin in new vehicles. 

The event begins at 12 p.m. on Sunday.

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February 10

Providence Flea at Hope High School 

Quash those winter doldrums with all of your favorite vendors and friends from the summer and holiday markets, plus lots of new additions, too. Vintage, artisans, makers, live tunes, hot coffee, and food trucks!

Always free with free off-street parking.

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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February 10

The Snow Queen at RISE Playhouse 

RISE presents a magical youth production of Hans Christian Andersen's THE SNOW QUEEN - perfect entertainment for the whole family!

The event begins at 7 p.m. 

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