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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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Designer’s Ball 2018: Bauhaus Bash @ Water Fire Arts Center
Designer’s Ball 2018: Bauhaus Bash @ Water Fire Arts Center
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Revelfest @ REVEL Factory
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RI Philharmonic Orchestra presents Romeo & Juliet @ The VETS
Apr 7 all-day
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Sixth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival @ Roger Williams University, College of Arts & Sciences Rm. 157
Apr 7 all-day
Sixth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival @ Roger Williams University, College of Arts & Sciences Rm. 157 | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States
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Wildlife Baby Shower @ North Kingstown Community Center
Apr 7 all-day
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RI Home Show featuring the RI Spring Flower and Garden Show @ RI Convention Center
Apr 7 @ 12:00 am – Apr 8 @ 12:00 am
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Nature Walks: First Saturday Bird Walks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
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To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
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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,...
10:30 am Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Apr 7 @ 10:30 am
Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium  | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Museum of Natural History is excited to announce that our popular Drawing Wild classes are returning. These classes give you the opportunity to study and draw details of feathers, beaks and claws from our large collection of taxidermied specimens. Some of our fall classes will include a Vault Tour and Bird Walk. During each class, instructor Kathy Hodge will...
11:00 am Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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11:00 am Robot Block Party @ Brown University
Robot Block Party @ Brown University
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Robot Block Party @ Brown University  | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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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 7 @ 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 7 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on "Connections," Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery | Warren | Rhode Island | United States
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12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 7 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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HairBrained at PPL: Emily Christoffersen: Historical Wigs and Hair for Theater @ Trinity Repertory Company
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HairBrained at PPL: Emily Christoffersen: Historical Wigs and Hair for Theater @ Trinity Repertory Company | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England at Linden Place Mansion @ Linden Place Mansion
Apr 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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6:30 pm Live music featuring Mark Gorman at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Live music featuring Mark Gorman at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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7:00 pm An Evening Uncorked! @ Pawtucket Armory
An Evening Uncorked! @ Pawtucket Armory
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm
An Evening Uncorked! @ Pawtucket Armory | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
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7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm
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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...
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The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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The Gothard sisters @ Blackstone River Theatre
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm
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