5 Weekend Musts: First Full WaterFire + More
Thursday, May 24, 2012
WaterFire in Providence
Saturday It's back! The first full WaterFire of the season lights up this weekend. Water, light, smoke, music, and street performers combine to form an elemental art experience. Begins at dusk. Waterplace Park. Free. Call (401) 272-3111, or visit the WaterFire Web site for more information.
Vintage Baseball on the East Side
Saturday If you haven't taken in a vintage game with bare hands and old-school uniforms, then you're not a patriot. Kick off summer with these boys of summer. Begins at 11am. Moses Brown School, 285 Hope St, Providence. Double header, 1864 and 1884 rules. Providence Grays vs. the Atlantics of Brooklyn. Visit the Providence Grays Web site for more information.
Gaspee Days Arts and Crafts Festival, Pawtuxet, Warwick
Saturday-Monday Another rite of the arrival of summer, this annual festival hosts 150-200 craft exhibitors, and attracts 50,000 guests. It also features a professional food court, free family music and entertainment! Free admission. All proceeds benefit the Gaspee Days Parade. Call (401) 781-1772, or visit the Gaspee Days Committee Web site for more information. 10am–5pm. Pawtuxet Park, Narragansett Parkway.
Newport Rotary Charity Polo Match
TechnoCraft in Jamestown
Friday-Saturday Hera Gallery & Education Foundation, Jamestown Arts Center and The Engine Institute, Inc., present TechnoCraft, an exhibition of artists who are inspired by and use technology to enhance the impact of their work. Some of the works blink, buzz, glow, flap, and spin showing the technology front and center. In other cases the technology is the process driving the creation of the work it is not evident. The show a lively and provocative experience expands the boundaries of what is usually found hanging in galleries. 10am-2pm, free admission. Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St, Jamestown. (401) 560-0979. http://jamestownartcenter.org/events1.html
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