Photo credit: Richard Prull/Preserve Rhode Island

8/3–8/4 Little Compton Antiques Festival

Why: On Friday night, check out the preview party featuring a sunset supper, sip on a delicious complimentary beverage, listen to live music and gain access to early buying privileges. On Saturday, spend time perusing antiques from a diverse collection of antique dealers, stop by the auto show or take a peek at the Little Compton art exhibit.
Where: Little Compton Historical Society, 548 West Main Rd., Little Compton.
More Info: Call 272-5101 or visit preserveri.org.

Aug
1
Wed
Music at Sunset: The Pete Kilpatrick Band @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm
Music at Sunset: The Pete Kilpatrick Band @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum

Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A perfect way to celebrate the summer with friends and family!

Guests are encouraged to BYOB, picnic dinner and chairs or blankets.

Aug
2
Thu
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Beach Bash @ Third Beach
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Norman Bird Sanctuary's Beach Bash @ Third Beach

Gather the whole family for a fun mid-summer beach party on Third Beach! Dance with your toes in the sand with music by the Kohaug Allstars. Pack your own beach picnic or enjoy food trucks on the beach. Complimentary beer, wine, lemonade and iced tea will be served along with Ben and Jerry’s ice cream and s’mores by the campfire. Go for a paddle with a complimentary kayak or paddleboard provided by Jamestown Outdoors. NBS’ Education staff will also be leading seining activities for kids, looking for local fish.

Fifty Cent to Host Bash at Shrine @ Shrine Nightclub
Aug 2 @ 9:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Fifty Cent to Host Bash at Shrine @ Shrine Nightclub

Shrine Nightclub at Foxwoods Resort Casino welcomes guests on August 2nd to experience a special edition of Shrine’s Twisted Thursday, hosted by hip-hop legend and Grammy award-winning artist Fifty Cent. Born in Jamaica and raised in Queens, Fifty Cent soared to stardom in 2003 with his debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ featuring chart-topping hits “Candy Shop” and “In Da Club”. The rap legend and business mogul is currently working on his sixth album and will be making a one night only appearance at Shrine. Maximize your evening with VIP treatment at Shrine, including premium bottle, cocktail and table packages. General admission tickets are available for $10 online.

Aug
3
Fri
Fifty Cent to Host Bash at Shrine @ Shrine Nightclub
Aug 3 @ 9:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Fifty Cent to Host Bash at Shrine @ Shrine Nightclub

Shrine Nightclub at Foxwoods Resort Casino welcomes guests on August 2nd to experience a special edition of Shrine’s Twisted Thursday, hosted by hip-hop legend and Grammy award-winning artist Fifty Cent. Born in Jamaica and raised in Queens, Fifty Cent soared to stardom in 2003 with his debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ featuring chart-topping hits “Candy Shop” and “In Da Club”. The rap legend and business mogul is currently working on his sixth album and will be making a one night only appearance at Shrine. Maximize your evening with VIP treatment at Shrine, including premium bottle, cocktail and table packages. General admission tickets are available for $10 online.

Aug
8
Wed
Music at Sunset: Little Compton Band @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm
Music at Sunset: Little Compton Band @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum

Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A perfect way to celebrate the summer with friends and family!

Guests are encouraged to BYOB, picnic dinner and chairs or blankets.

Aug
11
Sat
Augtoberfest 2018 @ Foolproof Brewing Company
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Augtoberfest 2018 @ Foolproof Brewing Company

Come out for Foolproof’s annual Augtoberfest! This event is hosted in partnership with the Pawtucket Foundation and features live music, food trucks (Citizen Wing and Rocket Fine Street Food), inflatable slip and slide, games, competitions and of course…beer! We will have our entire current beer lineup on tap plus a special cask.

Tickets include a bottle of water with additional water available for sale onsite. If the event does not sell out, tickets will be available for purchase at the door. This is a twenty-one and older event. Sorry, no children under twenty-one-years-old or pets allowed. Tickets are not transferable, and the event will be held rain or shine.

Pints for Prevention @ Isle Brewers Guild
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pints for Prevention @ Isle Brewers Guild

Join AFSP Rhode Island at the Isle Brewers Guild in Pawtucket on Saturday August 11 from 5-9 p.m. for Pints for Prevention.

All proceeds will benefit suicide prevention in Rhode Island.

We’re excited to have Oak Hill (https://m.facebook.com/oakhillband/) perform at this event. We thank them for being the rock stars they are and for their support of our cause.

Raffle announcements coming soon.

Aug
12
Sun
Duffle Bag Bash by the RI Office of the Child Advocate, Lise M. Iwon, Esq. and Adoption RI @ Matunuck Community Center
Aug 12 all-day

We are excited to invite the public to our third Annual Duffle Bag Bash on Sunday, August 12 at Matunuck Community Center. The event will include food, drinks, grab bags, games and activities for kids and adults, music, therapeutic animals, and much more! Children are welcome with an admission ‘fee’ of one brand new backpack while adults are asked to donate a brand new rolling duffle bag or suitcase and/or a $25 gift certificate as admission to the fun afternoon.

Aug
15
Wed
Music at Sunset: Gumption & Glory @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm
Music at Sunset: Gumption & Glory @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum

Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A perfect way to celebrate the summer with friends and family!

Guests are encouraged to BYOB, picnic dinner and chairs or blankets.

Music at Sunset: Gumption and Glory @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm
Music at Sunset: Gumption and Glory @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum

Spread out a blanket and unpack the picnic basket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun, and enjoy the sunset over Narragansett Bay, all while savoring a kaleidoscope of musical performances. A perfect way to celebrate the summer with friends and family!

Guests are encouraged to BYOB, picnic dinner and chairs or blankets.