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.

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“Duets” @ ArtProv Gallery
“Duets” @ ArtProv Gallery
Feb 17 all-day
"Duets" @ ArtProv Gallery | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
ArtProv Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Duets,” which offers intimate insights into great artistic partnerships, runs through March 17, 2018. Revealing the impact of love on the creative process, “Duets” features works by three couples who serve as each other’s muse: Mara Metcalf and Maria Napolitano, Shari Weschler Rubeck and Christian Rubeck, and Ana Flores and Gabriel Warren. While the duos did...
IMAGO @ Imago Gallery
IMAGO @ Imago Gallery
Feb 17 all-day
IMAGO @ Imago Gallery | Warren | Rhode Island | United States
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA featured artists Linda Megathlin and Mercedes Nuñez and guest artist Stephen Remick as part of a group exhibit through March 18 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market St. in Warren. Megathlin, a photographer and mixed media artist, will present a series of still life photographs that she has titled, “Animate...
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8:00 am Eco Depot: Johnston @ RI Resource Recovery
Eco Depot: Johnston @ RI Resource Recovery
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Eco Depot: Johnston @ RI Resource Recovery  | Johnston | Rhode Island | United States
Resource Recovery invites Rhode Island residents to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste (anything labeled with a skull and crossbones, or words like ‘toxic’, ‘poison’, ‘flammable’, ‘combustible’, etc.) on Saturday, February 17 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Resource Recovery located at 65 Shun Pike in Johnston. This Eco-Depot is available to Rhode Island residents only, and to...
9:00 am Through The Lens: An International Open Juried Photography Exhibition @ The VETS Gallery
Through The Lens: An International Open Juried Photography Exhibition @ The VETS Gallery
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Through The Lens: An International Open Juried Photography Exhibition @ The VETS Gallery | Costa Mesa | California | United States
Art League Rhode Island presents Through The Lens: An International Open Juried Photography Exhibition featuring diverse photographic creations from around the country and elsewhere. Exhibition: Friday, December 1 – Saturday, March 3 Reception and Awards: Thursday, December 14 5:30 – 8 p.m. The VETS Gallery, One Avenue Of The Arts, Providence, RI 02903. Contact: artleagueri@gmail.com Website: http://artleaguerhodeisland.org (401) 861-0500 Hours...
10:00 am Festival of the Arts 2018 @ Newport Marriott
Festival of the Arts 2018 @ Newport Marriott
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Festival of the Arts 2018 @ Newport Marriott | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Festival of the Arts at Winterfest is enjoying its 4th year as the premier artisan choice during Newport Rhode Island’s 30th Annual Winter Festival! Conveniently located in the beautiful Atrium inside the luxurious Newport Marriott, the Festival of the Arts for just ONE DAY ONLY. Stroll on in Saturday February 17th from 10am-5pm and enjoy FREE Face Painting by Fancy...
10:00 am To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
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,...
11:00 am Wanders Masha Ryskin and Serge Marchetta @ The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler
Wanders Masha Ryskin and Serge Marchetta @ The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wanders Masha Ryskin and Serge Marchetta @ The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler is pleased to present Wanders, a two-person exhibition featuring the work of Masha Ryskin and Serge Marchetta, from February 15 to March 7, 2018. There will be an opening reception for the artists on February 15, from 5:00 – 7:00. The public is invited.
12:00 pm Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Save The Bay seal tours and nature cruises prove that summer isn’t the only time to enjoy the Bay. Join us aboard one of our education vessels as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides...
1:00 pm Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Save The Bay seal tours and nature cruises prove that summer isn’t the only time to enjoy the Bay. Join us aboard one of our education vessels as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides...
2:00 pm The Vagina Monologues @ Greenwich Odeum
The Vagina Monologues @ Greenwich Odeum
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us as 20 Rhode Island women raise their voices, and the roof, in this 20th anniversary production of Eve Ensler’s Obie award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues”. More relevant today than the day it was written, it’s a celebration of everything female. Proceeds from this production will be donated to SafeBAE (www.safebae.org) working with survivors of sexual assault. The Greenwich...
2:00 pm Winter Speaker Series at the Newport Art Museum @ Newport Art Museum
Winter Speaker Series at the Newport Art Museum @ Newport Art Museum
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Winter Speaker Series at the Newport Art Museum @ Newport Art Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
This year marks the 90th Winter Speaker Series at the Newport Art Museum! Spend Saturday afternoons with seven inspiring, enlightening and entertaining speakers this winter. Topics include assessing Trump’s presidency, art in public places, the future of museums, the fate of newspapers in the digital age, and more. The Newport Art Museum’s Winter Speaker Series reveals new creative communities in...
5:00 pm Comedy Superstar Jeff Dunham Headlines the Dunkin Donuts Center @ Dunkin Donuts Center
Comedy Superstar Jeff Dunham Headlines the Dunkin Donuts Center @ Dunkin Donuts Center
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm
Comedy Superstar Jeff Dunham Headlines the Dunkin Donuts Center @ Dunkin Donuts Center |  |  |
Record-breaking global Comedy Superstar Jeff Dunham, is bringing his cast of characters on the road, as America’s favorite ventriloquist tours North America on his 60-city Passively Aggressive tour through spring 2018. Tickets on sale now at jeffdunham.com. Dunham recently released his latest stand-up special, Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster, on Netflix in September 2017. The special, filmed in Dublin Ireland, features...
6:30 pm Live music featuring Steve Belaus @ Chair 5 Rooftop
Live music featuring Steve Belaus @ Chair 5 Rooftop
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Live music featuring Steve Belaus @ Chair 5 Rooftop | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States
Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Steve Belaus on the in/outdoor rooftop at Chair 5 (Located at The Break Hotel). Sip artisan cocktails, New England craft beers and boutique wines while you enjoy views of the ocean and our locally sourced menu!
7:00 pm Uncle Vanya @ The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
Uncle Vanya @ The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Uncle Vanya @ The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
On an over-crowded country estate, a retired art professor, his second wife, and the daughter and brother-in- law from his first marriage navigate mid-life crises, unrequited love, a last-minute murder plot…and each other. Delusion and despair compete with humor and hope in Chekhov’s beloved story about what is and what might have been. The Gamm is delighted to bring Trinity...
7:30 pm Into the Breeches! @ Trinity Rep
Into the Breeches! @ Trinity Rep
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm
Into the Breeches! @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By George Brant Directed by Tyler Dobrowsky Providence, 1942: Oberon Play House’s director and leading men are off at war. Determined to press on, the director’s wife sets out to produce an all-female version of Shakespeare’s Henry V, assembling an increasingly unexpected team united in desire, if not actual theater experience. Together they deliver a delightful celebration of collaboration and...
7:30 pm Othello @ Trinity Rep
Othello @ Trinity Rep
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm
Othello @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By William Shakespeare Directed by Whitney White Featuring Jude Sandy as Othello, Rebecca Gibel as Desdemona, and Stephen Thorne as Iago Friendship and betrayal, love and jealousy. Once Othello’s most trusted confidante, Iago’s envy-fueled passions unleash a betrayal with catastrophic results for Othello and his beloved bride Desdemona. Shakespeare’s profound tragedy is an enduring story of race, love, envy, and...
8:00 pm RI Philharmonic Orchestra presents Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto @ The VETS
RI Philharmonic Orchestra presents Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto @ The VETS
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RI Philharmonic Orchestra presents Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto @ The VETS | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Michael Christie to the podium for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.2, Stravinsky’s The Firebird Suite, and Schreker’s Intermezzo. Pianist William Wolfram performs. The Amica Rush Hour Concert, featuring Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky is on Friday, Feb.16, at 6:30pm. Tickets are $15-$150 (including all fees), and can be purchased online at tickets.riphil.org or from the...
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
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...