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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Aldersbridge Communities to Host Yard Sale Fundraiser @ Linn Health Rehabilitation
Aldersbridge Communities to Host Yard Sale Fundraiser @ Linn Health Rehabilitation
Jul 28 all-day
Aldersbridge Communities to Host Yard Sale Fundraiser @ Linn Health Rehabilitation
Aldersbridge Communities (AC), a nonprofit provider of long-term care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living and independent living services for seniors, is hosting a yard sale to raise funds for their Activities Department. The yard sale will take place on Saturday, July 28th from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Linn Health and Rehabilitation, located at 30 Alexander Avenue in East Providence. This...
Art Gallery Exhibition @ Charlestown Gallery
Art Gallery Exhibition @ Charlestown Gallery
Jul 28 all-day
Art Gallery Exhibition @ Charlestown Gallery
Annual Summer Group Exhibition. Contemporary American Art. Featuring forty Regional Artists on paintings, sculpture, photography and prints. Meet the artists on June 30 5:30-8 p.m. Exhibition will run through June, July and August. Open six days a week and closed on Tuesday.
Flash Fiction @ Ada Books
Flash Fiction @ Ada Books
Jul 28 all-day
Flash Fiction @ Ada Books
We will begin the course by reading a piece of “flash” fiction and discussing the use of story elements such as character’s wants/desires, conflict, character’s growth/change and resolution. We’ll also briefly discuss figurative language and author’s style. Each week, students will write one short piece of fiction with a maximum of 500 words. By the end of the course, students...
Foster Old Home Days @ Foster Old Home Days
Foster Old Home Days @ Foster Old Home Days
Jul 28 all-day
July 27, 28 and 29 Foster Old Home Days, Located on the grounds of our Historic Town House, Howard Hill Road of Rt. 94, Foster, Admission $5 Friday night-pony pulls, Saturday antique tractor pulls, 4-H shows, 4-H exhibits and demonstrations. Enjoy local crafters, working historic blacksmith shop, music entertainment, flower arranging contest, cookie and pie baking contest and more. Chowder...
Live Entertainment at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Live Entertainment at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Jul 28 all-day
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...
The Newport Show @ St. George's Ice Rink
The Newport Show @ St. George's Ice Rink
Jul 28 all-day
Each summer since 2007, the St. George’s School Ice Rink has been transformed into an upscale shopping venue during the Newport Antiques Show. It’s a weekend event that has become a high point for the social season and a not-to-be-missed opportunity for fine art aficionados. In 2018, the Show will continue its reputation for luxury but it adopts a new...
Ultimate Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay @ Save the Bay Center
Ultimate Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay @ Save the Bay Center
Jul 28 all-day
Ultimate Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay @ 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...
Ultimate Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay @ Save the Bay Center
Ultimate Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay @ Save the Bay Center
Jul 28 all-day
Ultimate Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay @ 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...
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8:00 am Free CPR Training @ Brown Medicine
Free CPR Training @ Brown Medicine
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am
Free CPR Training @ 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 eighteen with advance registration required. Sessions will be held every other Saturday...
9:00 am Yoga for a Cause @ South Kingstown Land Trust Barn
Yoga for a Cause @ South Kingstown Land Trust Barn
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am
SKLT has teamed up with MoonBear Yoga for a summer yoga benefit series. Noreen McGill, SKLT member, registered yoga teacher, and MoonBear Yoga creator is hosting a series of yoga classes with all proceeds going to SKLT. McGill, who led similar yoga classes last year, said she enjoys “sharing her passion for nature and her dedication to the well-being of...
10:00 am Salt Pond Safari @ Ninigret Pond, National Wildlife Refuge
Salt Pond Safari @ Ninigret Pond, National Wildlife Refuge
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Salt Pond Safari @ Ninigret  Pond, National Wildlife Refuge
Salt Pond Safaris introduce people of all ages to the wonders of salt ponds. Using a 30’ seine net, we catch a variety of aquatic creatures. Children enjoy hands-on experience with salt pond ecology. Safaris last about one-and-a-half hours. There is a short walk on a flat trail to the pond. Minimal shade. Bring your own sunscreen. Bathroom facilities located...
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
Jul 28 @ 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,...
10:30 am Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Jul 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
11:30 am Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Jul 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where magnificent trees and a variety of colorful gardens...
12:00 pm Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ 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.
1:00 pm Author Talk and Book Signing with Judy Boss @ Stillwater Books
Author Talk and Book Signing with Judy Boss @ Stillwater Books
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm
Author Talk and Book Signing with Judy Boss @ Stillwater Books
When her beloved Aunt Grace is found dead on the floor of her bedroom, eleven-year-old Zoe Delaney is convinced it was murder. Determined to get to the truth of the matter, and with the help of a journal she finds under her aunt’s bed, Zoe sets out to investigate her aunt’s death. Her covert investigation, however, soon turns up evidence...
1:00 pm DeBlois Gallery: Water and Wood @ DeBlois Gallery
DeBlois Gallery: Water and Wood @ DeBlois Gallery
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
DeBlois Gallery presents five artists for the July show, Water and Wood. Mandy Howe, Ann Marie Shoppell, Ron Ferreira, John Irwin and Mary Jameson bring their love and concern for nature through watercolor, prints, sculpture and collage artwork. The Opening Reception is July 7 from 5-7 p.m. and is free and open to all ages. The Show runs from July 7-29 and the...
2:30 pm Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Jul 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ 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.
4:00 pm IMAGO’s Thirty and Under Juried Exhibit @ Imago Gallery
IMAGO’s Thirty and Under Juried Exhibit @ Imago Gallery
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
IMAGO’s Thirty and Under Juried Exhibit @ Imago Gallery | Warren | Rhode Island | United States
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by guest artist Damian Bellotti and 18 regional emerging artists participating in a featured exhibit Thirty and Under. Artwork by IFA artists will also be on display at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren from July 26 to September 2. A free, public reception for the artists will be held...
5:00 pm Newport vs. Palm Beach @ Newport Polo
Newport vs. Palm Beach @ Newport Polo
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Newport vs. Palm Beach @ Newport Polo
Season XXVII of the NBC10 Newport International Polo Series, Presented by BMW will feature Newport vs. Palm Beach on July 28 at 5 p.m. During the match, a weekly door prize drawing of a magnum of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and prize for the Best Tailgate from Stella Artois will be awarded. Specialty vendors and concessionaires will be present in the...
6:30 pm Bowling for Rhinos @ AMF Cranston Lanes
Bowling for Rhinos @ AMF Cranston Lanes
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm
Bowling for Rhinos @ AMF Cranston Lanes
There are only five species of rhinoceros left in the world – join our zoo keepers for a fun night of bowling, and you can help save them. Date: Saturday, July 28 Place: AMF Cranston Lanes, 1450 Elmwood Ave., Cranston Time: 6:30 p.m. Price: includes three hours of bowling, lanes and shoe rental. Advanced: $15 (Adult) $10 (Children ages 3-10)...
6:30 pm Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ 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.
7:00 pm An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren @ Greenwich Odeum
An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren @ Greenwich Odeum
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm
An Unpredictable Evening with Todd Rundgren @ Greenwich Odeum
A Wizard, A True Star. The title of Todd Rundgren’s 1973 solo album aptly sums up the contributions of this multi-faceted artist to state-of- the-art music. As a songwriter, video pioneer, producer, recording artist, computer software developer, conceptualist, and interactive artist (re- designated TR-i), Rundgren has made a lasting impact on both the form and content of popular music. Born...
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Jul 28 @ 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...
8:30 pm Waterfire Boat Rides @ Providence River Boat Co.
Waterfire Boat Rides @ Providence River Boat Co.
Jul 28 @ 8:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Waterfire Boat Rides @ Providence River Boat Co.
WaterFire is a work of art that involves movement, participation and surprise. It is full of motion—wood boats stoke the fires, rivers flow quietly beneath the burning braziers, sparks whirl through the night air and flickering flames reflect off the dark surface of the water, animating the architectural fabric of the city. We’ve been offering our WaterFire rides since the...