OCEAN STATE OYSTER FESTIVAL / STEPHANIE EWENS

OCEAN STATE OYSTER FESTIVAL / STEPHANIE EWENS

9/22 Ocean State Oyster Festival

Why: Knock back as many oysters as your heart (and stomach) desires. The annual Ocean State Oyster Festival celebrates Rhody’s aquaculture with a day full of shucking and slurping. Sample briny bivalves from dozens of local farms and wash them down with local brews. This family-friendly event provides a platform for festival-goers to learn more about Rhode Island oyster farming and it also includes a shucking contest.
Where: Riverwalk Park, South Water Street, Providence.
More info: Visit oysterfestri.com.

Sep 16 – Nov 10 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Join us for a fun and relaxing fifty-minute narrated tour of the Providence water waterways! Come explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park and the Providence Industrial Harbor as we highlight nautical, architectural and historical points of interest. We run six days/week, closed Tuesdays. All tours are by reservation so please book in advance prior to coming down to the...
Sep 21 all-day Gallery 175
On exhibit is artwork by New England veterans and their immediate families accompanied by commentary about how their military experience inspired their creative expressions. Curated by Paul Murray, the purpose of the exhibit is to increase awareness of military art created by U.S. Armed Forces members and their immediate families. Murray says, “We want to foster communication among those in...
Sep 21 all-day VETs Gallery
Images have the power to convey ideas across languages and cultures. Images can stand alone without relying on a literal translation. Today, our visual fields are filled with imagery (television to Instagram), and a literate mind unconsciously reads text without considering it. You don’t have to tell yourself to read a stop sign – you just do. From road signs...
Sep 21 all-day WaterFire Arts Center
Join us for a magical Winter evening in New York. The evening will feature cocktails, dinner and live entertainment as well as live and silent auctions to support Foster Forward’s programs. This event benefits Rhode Island children and youth in foster care and the kinship and foster parents who care for them as well as young adults transitioning from the...
Sep 21 all-day Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Please join us at Chair 5 for live entertainment at our rooftop bar and lounge featuring the following artists! 6/8 – Tom Burgess 6/9 – Tom Hynes 6/15 – Lainey Dionne 6/16 – Tom Hynes 6/21 – Tom Burgess 6/22 – Mark Gorman 6/23 – Rick Arrighi 6/28 – Rick Arrighi 6/29 – Lainey Dionne 6/30 – Shawn Reilly 7/5...
Sep 21 all-day Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Sep 21 all-day Swansea Country Club
10 a.m. shotgun start $500 per Foursome Learn more about the Elisha project at www.ElishaProject.org or www.facebook.com/TheElishaProject.
Sep 21 all-day The Malted Barley Providence
Come on down to the Malted Barley for a special tap takeover with our friends from Sixpoint Brewing! Reps will be here passing out samples and giving out swag when you get a pint.
Sep 21 all-day Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
There’s a Burglar in My Bed Friday, September 7 – Saturday, October 6 Written by Michael Parker Directed by Tony Annicone ​ William Worthington III and his wife are both sneaking away for romantic liaisons with their respective lovers – unbeknownst to them at the same cottage. Inevitably their paths cross and divorce is in the air. But neither is...
Sep 21 all-day The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler
The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler is pleased to present To Look and Look Again, a two-person show featuring the work of Sam Allerton Green and Peter Hocking, from September 20–October 13. There will be an opening reception for the artists on September 20, from 5-8 p.m. The public is invited.
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Naval War College Museum
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,...
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist Pascale Lord and guest artist Michael Guertin along with other IFA artists September 6-October 14 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. A free, public reception for the artists will be held on Friday, September 7 from 6–8 p.m. Lord has created an installation that she calls, “Voyage,...
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Providence Career & Technical Academy
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a new, three-week Entry Level Cook Training Program from Monday, September 10 to Friday, September 28 at the Providence Career and Technical Academy. This program will review the specific qualities, behaviors and skill sets that are required of successful line cooks in the hospitality industry. Students will spend the first two weeks of...
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday is back in 2018 for the fourth season. End your week at Food Truck Friday at Roger Williams Park Zoo and Carousel Village with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island brought to you PVD Food Truck Events. A.B. Munroe Dairy, MetroPCS and BankRI present Food Truck Fridays. Other sponsors visiting on select Friday nights include Power Home Remodeling, Ambit Energy, Sunrun and College...
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Daily Narrated ninety-minute cruises of Narragansett Bay viewing ten lighthouses, ten islands, waterfront mansions and famous Newport Harbor. Reservations highly recommended. Departs from Quonset Point, North Kingstown. Sunset Cruises every Friday and Saturday. Free dockside parking. 401-295-4040 or visit www.rhodeislandbaycruises.com.
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm Savini's Pomodoro Restaurant
Join the Rhode Island Historical Society and explore the limits of your senses at Dining in the Dark, a culinary experience to benefit accessibility at the RIHS’s Museum of Work and Culture and John Brown House Museum. On Friday, Sept. 21, the RIHS will host an evening at Savini’s Pomodoro Restaurant featuring a 6pm cocktail hour, a three-course meal beginning...
Sep 21 @ 7:01 pm – 7:01 pm James and Gloria Maron Cultural Arts Center
Inspired by a true story, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged newsies, who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys expense, Jack finds a cause...
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Firehouse Theater
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...
Sep 22 all-day Gallery 175
On exhibit is artwork by New England veterans and their immediate families accompanied by commentary about how their military experience inspired their creative expressions. Curated by Paul Murray, the purpose of the exhibit is to increase awareness of military art created by U.S. Armed Forces members and their immediate families. Murray says, “We want to foster communication among those in...
Sep 22 all-day VETs Gallery
Images have the power to convey ideas across languages and cultures. Images can stand alone without relying on a literal translation. Today, our visual fields are filled with imagery (television to Instagram), and a literate mind unconsciously reads text without considering it. You don’t have to tell yourself to read a stop sign – you just do. From road signs...
Sep 22 all-day Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Please join us at Chair 5 for live entertainment at our rooftop bar and lounge featuring the following artists! 6/8 – Tom Burgess 6/9 – Tom Hynes 6/15 – Lainey Dionne 6/16 – Tom Hynes 6/21 – Tom Burgess 6/22 – Mark Gorman 6/23 – Rick Arrighi 6/28 – Rick Arrighi 6/29 – Lainey Dionne 6/30 – Shawn Reilly 7/5...
Sep 22 all-day West Warwick Civic Center
Providence Roller Derby Presents: A Double Header! The Mob Squad vs. TBD and The Sakonnet River Roller Rats vs. The Old Money Honeys Saturday September 22 West Warwick Civic Center 100 Factory Lane. West Warwick Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Bout one at 5 p.m., Bout two at 7 p.m. Adult presale $10, $15 at door. Kids five through twelve $5....
Sep 22 all-day Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
There’s a Burglar in My Bed Friday, September 7 – Saturday, October 6 Written by Michael Parker Directed by Tony Annicone ​ William Worthington III and his wife are both sneaking away for romantic liaisons with their respective lovers – unbeknownst to them at the same cottage. Inevitably their paths cross and divorce is in the air. But neither is...
Sep 22 all-day The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler
The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler is pleased to present To Look and Look Again, a two-person show featuring the work of Sam Allerton Green and Peter Hocking, from September 20–October 13. There will be an opening reception for the artists on September 20, from 5-8 p.m. The public is invited.
Sep 22 all-day Save the Bay Center
These seven-hour narrated lighthouse cruises are for the true lighthouse aficionados. See nineteen active and inactive Rhode Island historic lighthouses, while taking in breathtaking views of the Newport Pell Bridge, Gaspee Point, Prudence Island and other spots along the way. Starting in Providence, we will motor down the West Passage to Newport and return home via the East Passage. A...
Sep 22 all-day Save the Bay Center
These seven-hour narrated lighthouse cruises are for the true lighthouse aficionados. See nineteen active and inactive Rhode Island historic lighthouses, while taking in breathtaking views of the Newport Pell Bridge, Gaspee Point, Prudence Island and other spots along the way. Starting in Providence, we will motor down the West Passage to Newport and return home via the East Passage. A...
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Brown Medicine
Brown Medicine, one of the largest medical group practices in Rhode Island, is offering CPR training for the general public at its Brown Medicine Patient Center located at 375 Wampanoag Trail in East Providence. The training is free of charge and open to anyone over the age of 18 with advance registration required. Sessions will be held every other Saturday...
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Harmony marketplace
Wanting to promote a further sense of area pride and discover what to do for hobbies and entertainment, organizers are preparing for the First annual Glocester Galleria that will take place at Harmony Marketplace, 401 Putnam Pike, Harmony. The event opens at 9 a.m.-2 p.m. This free event will feature some two-dozen vendors ranging from clothing, handmade soaps, essential oils...
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Harmony Marketplace
Wanting to promote a further sense of area pride and discover what to do for hobbies and entertainment, organizers are preparing for the First annual Glocester Galleria that will take place at Harmony Marketplace, 401 Putnam Pike, Harmony. The event opens at 9 a.m. and continues until 2 p.m. This free event will feature some two-dozen vendors ranging from clothing,...
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Warwick Center for the Arts
This is a workshop where image meets imagination. Jan Armor will show you how to transform your pictures using powerful (and inexpensive) editing apps. You will discover the art of compositing two or more images to create an altered reality. We will work with several alternative cameras to extend the limits of what is possible with the one in your...