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

Friday, March 08, 2019

 

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Piff the Magic Dragon at the Greenwich Odeum

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

This weekend’s events include Star Wars in concert, Piff the Magic Dragon, Providence’s St. Patrick’s Day parade 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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March 8

Women Of The East Bay: An Exhibition Of Images, Artifacts And Biographies at Linden Place Mansion

Visitors of all ages are invited to Linden Place Mansion this March and the Edward King House in April to view a special exhibition that recognizes and celebrates sixty women who have made a difference in their communities - Barrington, Bristol, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, and Warren.

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March 8

Keats & Company - A Grateful Dead Tribute at The Met

Grateful Dead fan? 

You don't want to miss Keats and Company's Grateful Dead tribute concert on Friday night at The Met. 

The concert begins at 9 p.m. 

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PHOTO: Keats & Company/Facebook

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March 9

Backyard Entomology With Pam Gilpin at Blithewold Mansion 

Insects play an essential role as pollinators, predators, and recyclers of decomposing animal and plant material, and they are vitally important as a source of food for birds, mammals, and other insects.

Given the right habitat, you can help sustain the all-important ecosystem in your garden and have the insects working for you.

The event goes from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

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PHOTO: Blitheworld Mansion

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March 9

Providence St. Patrick's Day Parade 

Begins at Smith Street and Hilltop Avenue.

The parade will proceed eastwards on Smith Street and end at the Rhode Island State House.

The parade begins at 12 p.m. 

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March 9

Piff the Magic Dragon at Greenwich Odeum

With over 100 million online views, 200,000 tickets sold, a residency on the Las Vegas strip now extended throughout 2019 and sold out shows across North America, what's next for the act Howard Stern calls "a phenomenal talent"?

Soon you will be able to see for yourself as the star of NBC’s America's Got
Talent and Penn & Teller: Fool Us brings his mythical mixture of wizardry, wit
and sarcasm direct to you in his brand new tour.

The event goes from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

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PHOTO: Piff the Magic Dragon/Facebook

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March 9

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Star Wars at PPAC

Audience members experience composer John Williams’ complete score for the original Star Wars movie on a giant HD screen while the music is performed Live by RI Philharmonic Orchestra at PPAC.

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PHOTO: RI Philharmonic Orchestra 

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March 9

PC Basketball vs Butler at Dunkin' Donuts Center

The Providence College Friars will play their final game of the regular season on Saturday afternoon when they host Butler. 

The Friars beat the Bulldogs on the road last week and will look to sweep the season series. 

Game time is set for 1:30 p.m. 

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March 9

St. Patrick's Day 5K at RI State House

The Guinness St. Pat's 5Kwill start and finish at the Rhode Island State House on Smith Street in Providence, RI on Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m.

Walkers are welcome.

The event begins at 11 a.m. 

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March 10

New England Outdoor Living and Garden Show

70 vendors will offer the best in outdoor furniture, technology, entertaining, pet supplies and everything you need for your outdoor living space.

Special guests include Alex Guarnaschelli and Clint Harp.

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PHOTO: New England Outdoor Living and Garden Show

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March 10

Providence Flea Winter Pop-Up at Hope High School 

The Providence Flea returns indoors on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the New Year through April.

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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