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Hascon is Coming to Providence Next Week

The three-day, family-friendly event will give fans a chance to see Hasbro characters and brands come to life.

The three-day convention will feature Hasbro’s top commodities including Transformers, My Little Pony, Nerf, Magic the Gathering, Play-doh, Monopoly, G.I. Joe and many more, which will be reimagined through stage performances, costumed characters and interactive games and activities.

Get a Sneak Peek Inside Bayberry Beer Hall

The German-style beer hall brings the outdoors in with natural lighting, a living wall and a communal atmosphere.

This week, you can “prost” with your neighbors at Bayberry Beer Hall on the West Side of Providence. The German-style beer hall boasts an industrial style with raw brick detailing and exposed ceilings that stay true to the building’s past as a 1800s horse stable. It’s been completely renovated to bring the outside in with lots of natural light spilling in through the windows and a living wall of greenery.

Five Can’t Miss Events: August 30–Sept. 6

Funny shows, rhythm and roots to dance to, a moonlight paddle in Wakefield and more fun things to do.

1. Rhythm and Roots Festival Enjoy a weekend of “r and r” — and we’re not talking about rest and relaxation! Head to the Rhythm and Roots Festival for a hearty dose of soulful music and camping at Ninigret Park. Your time will be jam-packed with food, crafts, dancing and, of course, American roots music headlined by Grammy winners the Mavericks…

5 Ways to Erase Back to School Stress

Local options for easing educational anxieties.

Parents, kids, college students — as everyone heads back to school, stress levels can run high. Sharpen your pencils and take note of these local options for cutting back on stress. Breathe In, Breathe Out via Providence Zen Center’s Facebook Even if you have only twenty minutes free, meditation can be a great way to relieve stress. Emptying your mind…

Girls Rock! RI Camp Inspires Young Rockers

Participants learn how to play instruments, practice with a band and work in group settings at the weeklong day camp.

Over the course of the week, they take instrument playing lessons, enjoy lunch performances from guests, experience band practice and create band art. They also engage in workshops about feminism, media literacy and other topics.

Five Can’t Miss Events: Aug. 24–30

Party Riverside style, attend Sam's Fest at Slater Mill, run a wine-soaked race and more fun things to do.

1. Olson and Son Hopyard Field Day Olson and Son Hopyard has a heartwarming story to tell (you can read more about it here) and owner Eric Olson is celebrating his hopyard’s growth with a field day, Riverside style. Local businesses will provide goodies: there will be nitro cold brew from Borealis Coffee, brews from Narragansett Beer, Buttonwoods Craft Brewing and some…

5 Places to Grab Sushi

Try some fresh fish at its finest.

There’s nothing quite as fresh (maybe even too fresh for some palates) as a couple rolls of sushi. With the summer winding down, there’s no better time to try out a few new restaurants. Serving everything from deep fried shrimp tempura rolls to fresh tuna rolls, these restaurants are doing amazing things with simple ingredients. Sakura Courtesy of Sakura’s Facebook…

Five Farmers Markets to Load Up on Healthy Goodies

Make the most of summer's late harvest with these local farmers markets.

Five Farmers Markets to Load Up on Healthy Goodies While doughnuts and ice cream sandies might be all the rage (and we admit to stopping at PVDonuts more than we should), a tote bag full of fresh veggies can be just as exciting and  the best part is, they’re actually good for you. Head to one of these local farmers…