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Courtesy of Linden Place/Artwork by Liesl Long Chaintreuil

5/5 Kentucky Derby Day Party

Why: Can’t make it to Churchill Downs this year? You can still get in on the Derby action because Linden Place Mansion is off to the races! Dig out your Derby hat and bring out the seersucker jackets as Linden Place brings the spirit of the Kentucky Derby to Bristol. Mint juleps, great food, a live streaming of the 144th annual Kentucky Derby, a silent auction and much more will provide party goers with a true Colt family fashion experience.
Where: Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol.
More Info: Call 253-0390 or visit explorebristolri.com.

Jun
10
Sun
Providence Flea Summer Markets @ Providence Flea
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Providence Flea Summer Markets @ Providence Flea

Providence Flea returns on Sunday, June 3, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the Greenway across from 345 South Water St. in downtown Providence! The Flea runs every Sunday rain or shine through September 9 (Fall Markets on Sept. 23, Oct. 7, and 21). The Flea features live music, seventy plus local vintage vendors, artisans and indie makers, food trucks and community nonprofits.

Free and free on-street parking.

Accepting vendors, nonprofits and local musicians throughout the summer at providenceflea.com.

The Amazing Adventure at Blithewold with Thrive Outside @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Amazing Adventure at Blithewold with Thrive Outside @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum

In an adventure through the Blithewold grounds, participants hunt for clues and move through a series of stations that present different intellectual and physical obstacles. This will be a fun and fund-raising “field day” for all ages! Food trucks, music, raffles, picnicking and more!

Proceeds support Blithewold and Thrive Outside, a non-profit dedicated to helping young people thrive through outdoor learning and nature play.

Music on the hill: Narragansett Brass Quintet: Lawn Concert @ Clouds Hill Victorian House Museum
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm
Music on the hill: Narragansett Brass Quintet: Lawn Concert @ Clouds Hill Victorian House Museum | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States

An outdoor concert, Tanglewood style — on the beautiful grounds of Clouds Hill! Bring a picnic, and a blanket or beach chair. Limited seating available for rental. In case of inclement weather, concert will be indoors at St Gregory the Great Church, Warwick.

Brass music of Handel, Gershwin, Ewald, Ives, McKee and Holst

Narragansett Brass Quintet: Joseph Foley, Gino Villarreal, trumpet; Robert Marlatt, horn; Alexei Doohovskoy, trombone; Thomas Gregory, tuba

Just $20 before May 20, then $25. Students free with i.d.

Jun
17
Sun
Providence Flea Summer Markets @ Providence Flea
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Providence Flea Summer Markets @ Providence Flea

Providence Flea returns on Sunday, June 3, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the Greenway across from 345 South Water St. in downtown Providence! The Flea runs every Sunday rain or shine through September 9 (Fall Markets on Sept. 23, Oct. 7, and 21). The Flea features live music, seventy plus local vintage vendors, artisans and indie makers, food trucks and community nonprofits.

Free and free on-street parking.

Accepting vendors, nonprofits and local musicians throughout the summer at providenceflea.com.

Jun
20
Wed
Big Brothers Big Sisters Night at McCoy Stadium @ McCoy Stadium
Jun 20 all-day
Big Brothers Big Sisters Night at McCoy Stadium @ McCoy Stadium

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State, The Pawtucket Red Sox, CW28 and WPRI 12 for Big Brothers Big Sisters Night at McCoy Stadium! Join us at 4 p.m. for an exclusive BBQ Dinner with special guests from CW’s Hit Shows: The Arrow, Supergirl and The Flash! Learn how easy and fun it can be to be a Defender of Potential for a Little Brother or Sister in our community. After dinner, watch as BBBSOS throws out the first pitch and enjoy the nation’s past time as the Paw Sox face off against the Buffalo Bisons.

Jun
22
Fri
Strawberry Festival @ The Imperial Room at One Rhodes Place
Jun 22 all-day
Strawberry Festival @ The Imperial Room at One Rhodes Place

Hi Y’all! Join us Friday, June 22 for our annual Strawberry Festival! Featuring the music of the Tom Lanigan Band and a delicious bbq buffet. Plus, all the fresh strawberries that you can eat, dipped in your choice of chocolate.
BBQ menu features traditional tossed salad, coleslaw, cornbread, bbq ribs, bbq pulled pork, roasted chicken, Mac and cheese, Cowboy Chris’s baked beans, strawberry shortcake and coffee and tea.
Cash bar and festive drink specials.
Tickets are $35 per person. Pick your tickets up at the Shrine Office, One Rhodes Place in Cranston or call us at 401-467-7100.
Ticket Deadline: June 18.

Jun
24
Sun
Providence Flea Summer Markets @ Providence Flea
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Providence Flea Summer Markets @ Providence Flea

Providence Flea returns on Sunday, June 3, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the Greenway across from 345 South Water St. in downtown Providence! The Flea runs every Sunday rain or shine through September 9 (Fall Markets on Sept. 23, Oct. 7, and 21). The Flea features live music, seventy plus local vintage vendors, artisans and indie makers, food trucks and community nonprofits.

Free and free on-street parking.

Accepting vendors, nonprofits and local musicians throughout the summer at providenceflea.com.

Welcoming Rhode Island Festival @ Roger Williams Park Casino
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Welcoming Rhode Island Festival @ Roger Williams Park Casino

Dorcas International is so excited to invite you to its free first annual Welcoming Rhode Island Festival this summer!

Dorcas International’s annual World Refugee Day has transformed into the Welcoming RI Festival to include its Student Recognition Ceremony and to further embrace diversity in the Ocean State. This free, family-friendly community event welcomes everyone to celebrate culture and ancestry during Immigrant Heritage month.

There will be food, live music and performances, kids’ activities, games and more at the Roger Williams Park Casino.

Jul
1
Sun
Providence Flea Summer Markets @ Providence Flea
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Providence Flea Summer Markets @ Providence Flea

Providence Flea returns on Sunday, June 3, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the Greenway across from 345 South Water St. in downtown Providence! The Flea runs every Sunday rain or shine through September 9 (Fall Markets on Sept. 23, Oct. 7, and 21). The Flea features live music, seventy plus local vintage vendors, artisans and indie makers, food trucks and community nonprofits.

Free and free on-street parking.

Accepting vendors, nonprofits and local musicians throughout the summer at providenceflea.com.

Jul
4
Wed
Fourth of July Parade Picnic at Linden Place Mansion @ Linden Place Mansion
Jul 4 all-day
Fourth of July Parade Picnic at Linden Place Mansion @ Linden Place Mansion

Linden Place Mansion is the ideal location for viewing the 233 annual parade. Join us for a full day of celebration!

On Wednesday, July 4, Linden Place, an 1810 historic Federal mansion in the heart of Bristol, will host its annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic, a tradition that is over twenty-five years old! The mansion is located on the historic Bristol Fourth of July Parade route. Your tickets will include bleacher-style seating, tables and chairs under the shade of the Linden trees, a continental breakfast and picnic lunch, restroom facilities and elbow room! Tour the mansion, stroll the gardens and enjoy every moment of Bristol’s festive atmosphere. There is no place like Linden Place for the Fourth of July.

Tickets are $80 for adults, $55 for children. Tickets include breakfast and lunch. Linden Place members will receive a $10 discount. This picnic always sells out so don’t miss Bristol’s biggest event of the year. To purchase tickets, please call the office at 253-0390, by visiting www.lindenplace.org or emailing info@lindenplace.org. By attending this event, you will be supporting the restoration of this historic landmark.