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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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2018 Food Truck 5-K and 10-K @ Pete Sepe Pavilion
2018 Food Truck 5-K and 10-K @ Pete Sepe Pavilion
May 12 all-day
2018 Food Truck 5-K and 10-K @ Pete Sepe Pavilion
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As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 12 all-day
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
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Island Moving Company presents Creative Continuum: Dances with Live Music @ Veterans Memorial Auditorium
May 12 all-day
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Project GOAL 2018 Adidas GOAL Cup 7 vs 7 Corporate Soccer Tournament @ Moses Brown School
May 12 all-day
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Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 12 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
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Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Spring Migration Ecotour @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
May 12 @ 6:30 am – 4:30 pm
Norman Bird Sanctuary's Spring Migration Ecotour @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
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Jewelry Making at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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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
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
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Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
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11:00 am “Tales of the Slave Trade” Walking Tour @ Linden Place Mansion
“Tales of the Slave Trade” Walking Tour @ Linden Place Mansion
May 12 @ 11:00 am
"Tales of the Slave Trade" Walking Tour @ Linden Place Mansion
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11:00 am Tales of the Slave Trade Walking Tour @ Linden Place Mansion
Tales of the Slave Trade Walking Tour @ Linden Place Mansion
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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May 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
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HairBrained at PPL: Mother and Child Hair Care and Braiding @ Providence Public Library
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Hearts, Flowers and Victorian Afternoon Tea @ Hearthside House Museum
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
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PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
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Play On: A Night Out for Big Kids at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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Play On! 2018 @ Providence Children's Museum
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
May 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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