Five Can’t-Miss Events this Week in Rhode Island
Visit a witchy night market, sample the best beers in the state, and more fun things to do in Rhode Island August 18–24.
Market of Myths and Mysteries
The Providence Flea teams up again with Witches Night Out to bring you a spooky night market filled with art, crafts, herbs, tarot, henna and more. Local vendors will line the halls of Farm Fresh RI for the indoor market experience, and outside you can find a selection of food trucks including RI Cruisin Cocktails.
The details: August 19. 5–9 p.m. Free entry. Farm Fresh RI, 10 Sims Ave., Providence, 401-484-7783, providenceflea.com
Tight Crew’s Block Rockin Beats
Electronic dance music fans: get ready to rave at Platforms Dance Club. The space will be bumping with two sound stages accompanied by mind-blowing light shows. Partygoers can also make free Kandi bracelets while they watch professional fire performances. Don’t forget the glow sticks!
The details: August 20. 5 p.m.–2 a.m. Tickets start at $30. Platforms Dance Club, 165 Poe St., Providence, tightcrew.net
Ocean State Beer Fest
If you love beer and supporting local Rhode Island businesses, then get yourself a ticket for the Ocean State Beer Fest, which includes a souvenir tasting glass and unlimited samples from all the participating brewers. Each brewer has even been asked to create a special beer for this twenty-one-plus event using local ingredients to go with this year’s theme: Farm to keg.
The details: August 21. 2–5:30 p.m. $60. Ragged Island Brewing Company, 54 Bristol Ferry Rd., Portsmouth, ribrewersguild.org
Comedy Bang! Bang! Live
Scott Aukerman and Paul F. Tompkins are hitting the road with their hilarious improv comedy show. What started as a radio show, then a podcast nearly ten years ago, has transformed into a night of jokes and impressions that you can witness live.
The details: August 23. 7 p.m. Tickets start at $39.75. Columbus Theater, 270 Broadway, Providence, 401-621-9660, tixr.com
Catwalk to Campground Micro Edition
See the works of local designers strutting the runway at this annual fashion show put on by Lights Fashion Philanthropy and Gravity Gives RI. There are only forty tickets available for this intimate event raising money for the Autism Project Summer Camp Scholarship Fund, so fill those seats for a fun night and a great cause.
The details: August 24. 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25. Virtual event. 401-667-6792, classy.org/catwalk-to-campground
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