Samantha Labrecque

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Nov. 30–Dec. 6

Deck gingerbread halls, put some jingle in your jog, attend Bristol's grand illumination and more fun things to do.

1. Gingerbread House Contest If you want to build a prize-winning gingerbread house, you’ll have your chance to think outside the graham cracker box at the Artists’ Exchange thirteenth annual gingerbread house decorating contest. Create an edible masterpiece using graham crackers, frosting and candy for a chance to win a prize. Artisan’s goods, raffles and holiday grab bags will also…

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Nov. 16–22

Get in a holidaze (in a good way), shop 'til you drop at Blithewold, don a mask for a good cause and more things to do.

1. Holiday Shopping at Blithewold From Blithewold Facebook. Getting a head start on your holiday shopping? Shop ’til you drop in the holiday decorated splendor at Blithewold Mansion. Take a stroll through the first floor of Blithewold at the winter marketplace, where guests will find goods from local traders and purveyors  artisans and artists. If you are looking for a…

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Nov.2–Nov. 8

See carved wooden wonders, find the best pizza pie in the state, eat your way through Newport and more fun things to do.

1. Newport Restaurant Week From White Horse Tavern Facebook. Experience the vast culinary talent of more than fifty restaurants throughout Newport and Bristol counties every meal of the day for an entire week. Fill your belly with Brick Ally Pub’s famous nacho platter or slurp back oysters at Bristol Oyster Bar. Whether you are looking for easy elegance and upscale…

Cooking Channel Spotlights Providence’s Late Night Eats Tonight

“Late Nite Eats” will visit three of Providence’s restaurants that reign supreme in the late-night food scene.

Executive chef Jordan Andino and the Cooking Channel are on the Rhode to Providence to find the best dishes after dark in the new series, “Late Nite Eats.” Premiering on Thurs. Oct. 26 at 10 p.m. (tonight!), viewers will see chef Andino find three of Providence’s restaurants that reign supreme in the late-night food scene.

Five Can’t-Miss Events: Oct. 19–25

Get spooked at the fortress of nightmares, have a fireball at the WaterFire Arts Center, fuel the flames at the Steelyard and more fun things to do.

1. Fireball If you’re looking for a reason to have some fun about town, look no further than a stellar evening with FireBall. And no, we’re not talking about the drink; we mean the celebration of the newly completed WaterFire Arts Center. Enjoy a cocktail hour with hors’ d’oeuvres, a gourmet dinner and dancing to live music performance all night long….