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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Duffle Bag Bash by the RI Office of the Child Advocate, Lise M. Iwon, Esq. and Adoption RI @ Matunuck Community Center
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...
Heritage Fire Newport @ Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina
Heritage Fire Newport @ Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina
Aug 12 all-day
Heritage Fire Newport @ Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina
A must-do whole-animal, live-fire culinary experience. Heritage Fire is a decadent food and wine event featuring 3,500 plus pounds of fire-kissed meat roasted en plein air by 50+ top chefs. Inspired by global grilling traditions, chefs build their own fires and roast everything from whole lamb, pigs and ducks, dry-aged beef to foie gras, sturgeon, clams, and heirloom vegetables in...
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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.
5:00 pm Fourth Annual Wakefield RiverFire @ Downtown Wakefield/Historic Main Street & Saugatucket River
Fourth Annual Wakefield RiverFire @ Downtown Wakefield/Historic Main Street & Saugatucket River
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fourth Annual Wakefield RiverFire @ Downtown Wakefield/Historic Main Street & Saugatucket River
Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. Every Thursday evening in the summer season, enjoy magnificent views of the Saugatucket River, as the sun peacefully sets and the wood in the fire basins begin to glow and crackle. Along the river’s edge and Saugatucket Bridge, watch live music from area bands. On Main Street, local vendors will be selling their goods. Downtown shops...
10:30 am Mornings in the Garden @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Mornings in the Garden @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am
Mornings in the Garden @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Join vegetable garden manager Connie Ganley for an informal tour of Blithewold’s vegetable garden. These monthly meet-ups are designed to encourage and offer guidance to the home gardener or anyone interested in producing their own vegetable garden. Connie will not only highlight up-to-date garden topics, but also demonstrate some recipes and offer samples using fresh produce from the garden.
5:00 pm Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ 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...