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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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Southeast New England Film, Music and Arts Festival @ Columbus Theatre
Southeast New England Film, Music and Arts Festival @ Columbus Theatre
Apr 27 all-day
Southeast New England Film, Music and Arts Festival @ Columbus Theatre | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Five days of films, live music, art exhibits, panels and parties. Meet filmmakers from all over the world, local artists and musicians all in one dynamic festival. The tenth anniversary is the largest in the festival’s history and will showcase a record 140 films from filmmakers across the country and around the world, five musical performances, two art exhibits, and...
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 27 all-day
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon tea is served at both 1 and 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from April 10–May 4 and will cost $24 for members and $32 for non-members. The Dining Room at Blithewold has always been a place where fine meals have been served to cherished guests. Today friends gather and exchange stories while delighting in a cup of tea, freshly baked scones...
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
Apr 27 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 27 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...
National ProStart Invitational @ Rhode Island Convention Center
National ProStart Invitational @ Rhode Island Convention Center
Apr 27 all-day
The National ProStart Invitational, featuring by Ted Allen and Nicole Silva, will feature live culinary competitions between 400 plus students from around the nation, an inspiring Q and A during the Share a Coke session, where students can sit down for a discussion with experienced industry and education professionals and more! Interview with leaders in the restaurant industry, including Rob...
Savor the Story Wine Gala at PPL @ Providence Public Library
Savor the Story Wine Gala at PPL @ Providence Public Library
Apr 27 all-day
Savor the Story Wine Gala at PPL @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library presents its third annual Savor the Story to benefit the Library’s free programs and services on Friday, April 27 at the Library, 225 Washington Street, Providence. This extraordinary wine and fine dining event will feature Maison Louis Latour alongside Russell Morin Catering & Events. Reception is at 6 p.m., followed by an intimate four-course dinner by Russell...
Spring Book Sale @ Weaver Library
Spring Book Sale @ Weaver Library
Apr 27 all-day
Spring Book Sale @ Weaver Library | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Admission is free on the final day of the Friends of the East Providence Public Library Spring Book Sale on Sun., April 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. Thousands books will be available for $1 or less. Hard and soft cover books are $1, children’s 50¢, pocket-sized paperbacks are 50¢ each or 3 for $1 and CDs, DVDs and audio...
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8:30 am Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
10:00 am Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Apr 27 @ 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 Spoken World at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Spoken World at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn about different languages from around the world. Trace Chinese characters and play a matching game of English and Spanish vocabulary.
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 27 @ 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 Toddler Try-It: Lovely Letters @ Providence Children's Museum
Toddler Try-It: Lovely Letters @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Letter sounds and letter shapes. Young children, ages eighteen months to three years, use real tools and explore the creative process as they delve into different hands-on art and science activities each Friday morning.
10:30 am Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of a Hive @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of a Hive @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of a Hive @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Blithewold’s beekeepers, Mark Hilyard and Kevin Kennedy will be on-site to give a talk that discusses the beekeeping process, an overview of a year in the life of a beehive, and what makes Blithewold a special place for keeping bees. Guests will have the opportunity to explore beekeeping equipment and weather permitting, walk out to the apiary to view the...
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 27 @ 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!
10:30 am Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
11:00 am An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 27 @ 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 22, gallery hours are...
11:00 am Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 27 @ 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 22, gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and...
11:00 am Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 27 @ 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, 2018. For the week of April 22, gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.,...
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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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...
4:00 pm Bling Fest 2018 @ Providence Diamond
Bling Fest 2018 @ Providence Diamond
Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bling Fest 2018 @ Providence Diamond  | Cranston | Rhode Island | United States
Join us for a weekend of SPARKLE! Sip and Sparkle Friday, April 27. 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Providence Diamond. Secret Sale Saturday, April 28. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Providence Diamond. Some exclusions apply. Bling, Bands and Beer Sunday, April 29. Noon- 5 p.m. Providence Diamond. For more information, details and local vendors visit us at blingfest.com.
5:30 pm Truck Stop: A Festival of Street Eats @ Rhode Island Community Food Bank
Truck Stop: A Festival of Street Eats @ Rhode Island Community Food Bank
Apr 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Truck Stop: A Festival of Street Eats @ Rhode Island Community Food Bank | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join us for an evening of culinary delights from a selection of the best local food trucks. Part of the Eat Drink RI Festival. A benefit for the RI Community Food Bank.
6:00 pm Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 27 @ 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...
6:00 pm First Annual Children’s Wishes Passport Gala @ Kirkbrae Country Club
First Annual Children’s Wishes Passport Gala @ Kirkbrae Country Club
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
First Annual Children's Wishes Passport Gala @ Kirkbrae Country Club  | Lincoln | Rhode Island | United States
Come join us and celebrate the journey of the Wish with some very special Wish Kids and take a moment to honor the heroes among us as we present the 2018 Journey Award to one of our honored guests. You will be greeted with champagne on the red carpet for photos with our Wish Kids, enjoy amazing food and dance...
6:00 pm Men Who Make a Difference Gala @ Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina
Men Who Make a Difference Gala @ Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Men Who Make a Difference Gala @ Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Join the Women’s Resource Center serving Newport and Bristol Counties on Fri., April 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for the annual Men Who Make a Difference Gala at Gurney’s Newport Resort and Marina. The event celebrates men who work within the Rhode Island community to make positive and lasting change. Tickets are $150 per person including hors d’oeuvres,...
6:30 pm Live music featuring Rick Arrigh at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Live music featuring Rick Arrigh at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Rick Arrigh 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 EWG Sr High Drama Club Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee @ Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School
EWG Sr High Drama Club Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee @ Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm
EWG Sr High Drama Club Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee @ Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School | West Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States
EWG Sr High Drama Club Presents: The twenty-fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Can I have the definition? Join an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents as they vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never...
7:00 pm The Music of Frank Sinatra and Cher @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
The Music of Frank Sinatra and Cher @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Music of Frank Sinatra and Cher @ Courthouse Center for the Arts | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
Chris Jason has been a professionally working musician for over 25 years and is considered to be one of the foremost Sinatra stylists around.
7:30 pm Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Apr 27 @ 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 27 @ 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...
7:30 pm Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Book by Terrence McNally Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Based on the novel “Ragtime” by E.L. Doctorow Directed by Curt Columbus Tony Award-winning musical Based on the celebrated novel, the Tony Award-winning Ragtime reflects America at the turn of the 20th century – where optimism and possibility are as prevalent as burgeoning racial and social volatility. The...
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Apr 27 @ 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...