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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Adult Blacksmith Workshops @ South County Museum
Adult Blacksmith Workshops @ South County Museum
Aug 15 all-day
Adult Blacksmith Workshops @ South County Museum
Learn the fundamentals of blacksmithing. The only requirement is being eighteen or older. No experience required. Attend one workshop or many. The workshops run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and costs $25 per session for non members and $20 per session for members. Pre-payment is required. Call 401-783-5400 or donate online at http://southcountymuseum.org/donations/donate-now/. Note the date of the workshop you’d like to...
Art Gallery Exhibition @ Charlestown Gallery
Art Gallery Exhibition @ Charlestown Gallery
Aug 15 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.
Garden City Center’s Summer Concert Series: Timmy Maia Band @ Garden City Center
Garden City Center’s Summer Concert Series: Timmy Maia Band @ Garden City Center
Aug 15 all-day
High energy contemporary band from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
Aug 15 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ 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...
Providence Junior BayCamp with Save the Bay @ Save the Bay Center
Providence Junior BayCamp with Save the Bay @ Save the Bay Center
Aug 15 all-day
Providence Junior BayCamp with Save the Bay @ Save the Bay Center
Children who love the water and adventure will love Save The Bay’s week-long summer camps right on the waterfront in Providence. Save The Bay’s week-long BayCamp for children who have completed kindergarten and first grade promises hands-on, Bay-centric activities that are as much fun as they are educational. Headquartered at the Bay Center at Fields Point, Junior BayCamp blends age-appropriate...
Sailing and Science Camp with Providence Community Boating Center and Save the Bay @ Providence Community Boating Center
Sailing and Science Camp with Providence Community Boating Center and Save the Bay @ Providence Community Boating Center
Aug 15 all-day
Sailing and Science Camp with Providence Community Boating Center and Save the Bay @ Providence Community Boating Center
Explore the world of sailing and marine science on Narragansett Bay! Campers split their days between sailboats and our research vessel, where they’ll experience sailing, measure water quality and collect live critters in our onboard research tanks. We will also explore Prudence Island where we will swim, snorkel and have fun.
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8:00 am Movies on the Rocks: The Princess Bride @ Ballard Park
Movies on the Rocks: The Princess Bride @ Ballard Park
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am
Movies on the Rocks presents the Princess Bride Wednesday, August 15 Friends of Ballard Park will screen The Princess Bride and a short provided by the Rhode Island International Film Festival on August 15. A cult classic, The Princess Bride tells the story of a farmhand named Westley who must rescue his true love Princess Buttercup from the odious Prince...
9:00 am 2018 Summer Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts
2018 Summer Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
2018 Summer Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
Make Art Camp part of your summer plans! This year we’re excited to offer favorites such as “Sculpture” and “Wearable Art” as well as several new and creative classes such as “Sports Cartooning” and “Animal Art.” Our flexible schedule offers three new workshops every day. Camp days are divided into three workshops: 9-11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and 2-4 p.m.
9:50 am Salt Pond Safari @ Ninigret Wildlife Park and Refuge
Salt Pond Safari @ Ninigret Wildlife Park and Refuge
Aug 15 @ 9:50 am – 11:00 am
Salt Pond Safari @ Ninigret Wildlife Park and Refuge | Charlestown | Rhode Island | United States
Salt Pond Safaris introduce people of all ages to the wonders of salt ponds. Using a thirty-foot seine net, we catch a variety of aquatic creatures. Children enjoy hands-on experience with salt pond ecology. Safaris last about and-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
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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 Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Wednesday Walk-arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold begin at 11:30 a.m. 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...
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
Aug 15 @ 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.
12:39 pm Teen Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Teen Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Aug 15 @ 12:39 pm – 1:39 pm
When: 9-11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 2-4 p.m. $90 per session or $260 for all three sessions Warwick Center for the Arts is excited to announce our new Teen Art Camp for kids ages 13-17. We’re offering such fun classes as Manga Drawing, Comic Books and Cell Phone Photography. Sign up for the one that interests you or choose all...
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
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 15 @ 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...
4:00 pm Socrates Cafe at the Weaver Library @ East Providence Public Library/Weaver
Socrates Cafe at the Weaver Library @ East Providence Public Library/Weaver
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Socrates Cafe at the Weaver Library @ East Providence Public Library/Weaver | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join moderator Betsy-Shea Taylor to learn about Socrates Cafe, a thoughtful discussion group that respectfully addresses questions of universal interest. Two discussion groups will begin in September. Registration is required.
5:00 pm Music at Sunset: Gumption & Glory @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
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.
5:00 pm Music at Sunset: Gumption and Glory @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
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.
7:00 pm Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano’s Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World @ East Providence Public Library/Weaver
Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano’s Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World @ East Providence Public Library/Weaver
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm
Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World @ East Providence Public Library/Weaver | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Prince of Providence bestselling author Mike Stanton will discuss his latest book, a revelatory biography of Rocky Marciano, the greatest heavyweight champion of all time, the man who never lost a professional fight. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
8:30 pm Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee’s @ Nick-A-Nees
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee’s @ Nick-A-Nees
Aug 15 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee's @ Nick-A-Nees | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Bluegrass Throedown features a different local or touring bluegrass band every Wednesday night at Nick-a-Nee’s in Providence. There’s never a cover, but there’s always a good time. bluegrassthroedown.com Free