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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.

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As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
Apr 21 all-day
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
One of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, inhabited by some of his best-loved characters and verse! This celebrated romance follows resourceful young Rosalind as she flees the corruption of court in search of a more compassionate way to live. Played as a merry game of romance and mistaken identity with her true love, Orlando, As You Like It is not to...
Daffodils at Dusk @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Daffodils at Dusk @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 21 all-day
Daffodils at Dusk @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Join us after hours at Blithewold for an evening filled with live jazz, a complimentary cocktail or lemonade, and the opportunity to explore Blithewold’s enchanting spring gardens at dusk. An outdoor scavenger hunt of the spring gardens will be available for children and those who are still kids at heart. Free with regular Mansion admission. By registering beforehand you will be able...
Flamenco Workshop with Elizabeth Rivera @ The Rhody Center
Flamenco Workshop with Elizabeth Rivera @ The Rhody Center
Apr 21 all-day
Flamenco Workshop with Elizabeth Rivera @ The Rhody Center
Flamenco is a very passionate dance form that ranges from fiery and exciting to very lighthearted and playful, while always displaying purposeful and thoughtful movement. In this workshop, we will learn PART TWO of the Sevillanas, a popular and festive folkloric dance from Seville, especially popular during the Feria de Sevilla, held every April, in Seville, Spain. Elizabeth will review...
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
Apr 21 all-day
The Community Players present "Forever Plaid" @ Jenks Auditorium | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
The Community Players round out their ninety-seventh season with the heavenly musical, Forever Plaid. A quartet of four school pals discover their mutual love of music, especially the close harmony of their idols: The Four Freshmen, The Hi-Lo’s and The Crew Cuts, and soon start rehearsing their music together. Naming themselves Forever Plaid, they are on their way to their...
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12:00 am Friends of the Kingston Free Library Book Sale @ Kingston Free Library
Friends of the Kingston Free Library Book Sale @ Kingston Free Library
Apr 21 @ 12:00 am – Apr 22 @ 12:00 am
Friends of the Kingston Free Library Book Sale @ Kingston Free Library | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
The Friends of the Kingston Free Library will be holding their biennial BOOK SALE starting Thursday April 19, 2018 with the Friends Only Preview from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Memberships will be available at the door for $15. The sale is open to all Friday April 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday April 21 from 10 a.m....
9:30 am RIKB Seminar Series: Ten Steps to a Successful Remodel @ RI Kitchen & Bath Showroom
RIKB Seminar Series: Ten Steps to a Successful Remodel @ RI Kitchen & Bath Showroom
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
RIKB Seminar Series: Ten Steps to a Successful Remodel @ RI Kitchen & Bath Showroom | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
Planning a remodeling project of any size requires a lot of thought, energy and focus. We’ll walk you through the process of revamping your kitchen or bathroom and examine the important decisions you’ll have to make along the way. From developing a budget, understanding the three levels of remodeling, to selecting cabinet styles and finishes, appliances, countertops, and more; you’ll...
10:00 am Diggin’ Your Roots: Intro to Genealogy at PPL @ Providence Public Library
Diggin’ Your Roots: Intro to Genealogy at PPL @ Providence Public Library
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Diggin' Your Roots: Intro to Genealogy at PPL @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
What is genealogy? How do you start to build your own family tree? This workshop will cover the basics to get you started. You’ll learn basic research methods and work with free websites (or paper if you prefer) to create your own family tree. You’ll learn to search several free genealogical databases, learn about resources in your community and how...
10:00 am Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Last ticket sold at 3:30 p.m. Explore greenhouses and grounds where fairy houses and villages abound, embark on a scavenger hunt or walk through the Gnome Trail. Enchant others with your creativity by crafting a fairy or gnome home and experience the healing power of nature as you and your family stroll through this magical forest. General admission tickets cost...
10:00 am To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
10:00 am Wright’s Farm to Host First Annual Tammy Forgue Walk/Run Festival @ Wright's Farm Restaurant
Wright’s Farm to Host First Annual Tammy Forgue Walk/Run Festival @ Wright's Farm Restaurant
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am
Wright’s Farm Restaurant will host The Tammy Forgue Walk/Run Festival on Saturday, April 21st at 10:00 a.m. Runners may choose to register for a 5k or 5-mile course in scenic Burrillville, R.I. with an option to enjoy a family-style chicken dinner following the race. Participants will receive a free t-shirt, and race winners will receive a trophy. To register, visit...
10:30 am Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
This four week class offers a great opportunity for adults and seniors to let go of their every day worries and explore and experiment with their creative expression! Instructor Patty Martucci will lead participants through a new intuitive painting exercise each week. Leave your stress behind and join in on some pure creative fun!
11:00 am An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s show, “An Improving View,” features the works of S. Tudyk, who draws inspiration from her surroundings as well as her thoughts and memories. In these works, she explores the process of fragmentation, applied to both memory and matter. “An Improving View” runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 15, gallery hours are...
11:00 am Earth Day Celebration at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Earth Day Celebration at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Celebrate Earth Day with eco-friendly activities! In the Children’s Garden, plant a seed and learn how to care for it and design an Earth Day poster and more. In our Water Ways guests will explore the nature and states of water and learn about water as a green energy source.
11:00 am Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 15, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
11:00 am The Ladies of Linden Place Mansion Tour Returns @ Linden Place Mansion
The Ladies of Linden Place Mansion Tour Returns @ Linden Place Mansion
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Ladies of Linden Place Mansion Tour Returns @ Linden Place Mansion | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States
On Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m., a special docent-led tour is being offered focusing on the lives of the women who made history at Linden Place Mansion. As you tour the 200 year old mansion rooms, the women of Linden Place come alive through portraits, photographs, artifacts and more. Learn about the many generations of DeWolf and Colt women...
11:00 am Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Voice in the Woods” features Mary Jane Andreozzi’s nature-inspired wax crayon drawings and paintings on wood, some of which are combined for the first time with the craftsmanship of Phil Gruppuso from Seekonk Woodworking. The show runs from April 4 – May 26. For the week of April 15, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m....
11:30 am Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where magnificent trees and a variety of colorful gardens...
12:00 pm 2018 Annual Juried Student Exhibition @ University of Rhode Island Main Art Gallery
2018 Annual Juried Student Exhibition @ University of Rhode Island Main Art Gallery
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Selected work from students of the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Program. Guest Juror, Rhode Island Artist Max Van Pelt. Open April 4-27, Monday-Friday noon-4 p.m. Reception and Awards Ceremony April 5, 3:45-5:00 p.m..
12:00 pm IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on “Connections,” Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery
IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on “Connections,” Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on "Connections," Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery | Warren | Rhode Island | United States
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Yolanda Mazzoni, guest artist Maria Hall and teen artists affiliated with the Boston-based Artists for Humanity organization as part of a group exhibit March 22 through April 29 at IMAGO Gallery located on 36 Market St., in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, March...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while the program series, which is inspired by images and texts in the exhibition, will offer cultural programs and educational activities for all ages that explore how and...
1:00 pm Mission Space: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Mission Space: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mission Space: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong Cost: Free with museum admission Hold a space rock in your hands! Learn all about meteorites and compare the characteristics of meteorites and Earth rocks.
2:00 pm Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Book by Julian Fellowes New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh The family musical features the delightful songs from the popular Disney film including...
3:15 pm I Take Thee Quaker Wedding and Vow Renewal Ceremony @ Hearthside House Museum
I Take Thee Quaker Wedding and Vow Renewal Ceremony @ Hearthside House Museum
Apr 21 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Keeping with current vintage wedding dress exhibit, visitors to Hearthside will be invited to experience a Quaker ‘wedding’ ceremony, conducted at the nearby Saylesville Friends Meetinghouse. The event will be an actual re-commitment gathering of a couple celebrating their anniversary on that day. Visitors will become part of the ceremony as wedding guests, and in the Quaker tradition sign the...
5:00 pm Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Apr 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Save The Bay seal tours and nature cruises prove that summer isn’t the only time to enjoy the Bay. Join us aboard one of our education vessels as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides...
5:30 pm The Miriam Hospital Gala and Auction – Experience the Northern Lights @ WaterFire Arts Center
The Miriam Hospital Gala and Auction – Experience the Northern Lights @ WaterFire Arts Center
Apr 21 @ 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Miriam Hospital Gala and Auction - Experience the Northern Lights @ WaterFire Arts Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Please mark your calendar to join gala chairs Robin and Marcus Ansell and The Miriam Hospital for a journey to the Northern Lights on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. This illumination sensation will benefit The Miriam Fund for a New Generation and the expansion of the palliative care program, allowing this specialized level of...
6:00 pm Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
6:30 pm Audubon Party for the Peregrines @ Squantum Club
Audubon Party for the Peregrines @ Squantum Club
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Audubon Party for the Peregrines @ Squantum Club | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Audubon Society of Rhode Island will host Party for the Peregrines on Friday, April 21, 2018 at the Squantum Club in East Providence. This festive celebration of Rhode Island raptors will begin at 6:30 pm. An advance VIP Reception at 5:30 pm will feature a special presentation with a live Peregrine Falcon. Party for the Peregrines will include live...
6:30 pm Live music featuring Nicole Rich at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Live music featuring Nicole Rich at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Nicole Rich on the indoor-outdoor rooftop at Chair 5, located at The Break Hotel. Sip artisan cocktails, New England craft beers and boutique wines while you enjoy views of the ocean and our locally sourced menu!
7:00 pm Thirtieth Anniversary Party @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Thirtieth Anniversary Party @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Thirtieth Anniversary Party @ Courthouse Center for the Arts | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
Celebrate 30 years of The Courthouse’s Dedication to the Arts and, in turn, support our programming for children and those with special needs. A rocking good time is in store, with great music, fabulous food and more! HEADLINER- JOHN CAFFERTY AND THE BEAVER BROWN BAND Join us for some tasty food from local vendors starting at 7 p.m. and stay...
7:30 pm Kathleen Conneely and Friends Pub Concert @ Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island
Kathleen Conneely and Friends Pub Concert @ Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Kathleen Conneely and Friends Pub Concert @ Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island
Whistle player and former Rhode Island resident Kathleen Conneely returns to the Ceilidhe Club with Boston-based Irish musicians Sean Clohessy on keyboard and fiddle and vocalist John Coyne on bouzouki. These three musicians are deeply involved with the Boston Comhaltas School and The Trad Youth Exchange project, developed to build friendships and understanding between young American and Irish musicians. Doors...
7:30 pm Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Book by Julian Fellowes New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh The family musical features the delightful songs from the popular Disney film including...
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By Karen Zacarías Directed by Christie Vela Featuring Timothy Crowe as Frank and Daniel Duque-Estrada as Pablo   Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick replacement with a stately wooden fence...
8:00 pm FRIGG – Music from Finland @ Blackstone River Theatre
FRIGG – Music from Finland @ Blackstone River Theatre
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm
FRIGG – Music from Finland @ Blackstone River Theatre | Cumberland | Rhode Island | United States
Frigg has been conquering the world with a fusion of western folk music styles, leaning strongly towards Nordic folk music, for which the world music media has coined the term “nordgrass” referring to the bluegrass influences of the group. The tight interplay of four violins, string instruments and contrabass, fine-tuned to perfection and spiced with sparkling, humorous live energy has made an impact on...
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Apr 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you...