COURTESY OF LINDEN PLACE / BRITTANY ADAMS

9/29 Burger Bash

Why: Burgers, beer and bluegrass, oh my! Sample the East Bay’s best sliders and get your burger fix with a variety of mini patties that include beef, turkey, chicken, pork and seafood. Plus, sip local craft brews and wine while listening to live music in the Linden Place ballroom and sprawling gardens. This culinary afternoon supports the preservation and restoration of the mansion.
Where: Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol.
More info: Call 253-0390 or visit lindenplace.org.

Sep 19 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 20 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday celebrates our fifth 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. Admission is free. Enjoy over 15 locally owned food trucks and local beer from Trinity Brewhouse, while listening to live music....
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Warwick Center for the Arts
Bring Your Own Improv’s Family Friendly Comedy Show (BYOI’s Family Friendly Comedy Show) Fridays at 7 p.m. – January 4 to November 29 (No July 5) Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its twelfth season! This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation. You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud for a scene you like, yell...
Sep 21 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 21 all-day Riverpoint COMMUNITY Park
National Public Lands Day At the award-winning Jaycee Arboretum at Riverpoint community Park (110 Hay Street – West Warwick). The 400 linear foot Esplanade, will be available for fun-filled landscaping such as planting fall flowers, trimming trees, pruning shrubbery, restoring planting beds, painting fences, shoring up trail/embankments, fertilizing, watering, sweeping lane, sign maintenance,trail walking/hiking and wildlife and water fowl observations...
Sep 21 all-day The Alex and Ani City Center
Providence Roller Derby Presents a Double Header: The Mob Squad vs Central Jersey Roller Vixens and Sakonnet River Roller Rats vs The Old Money Honeys (located in Biltmore Park next to Kennedy Plaza) First whistle at 5 pm Rain date Sunday, September 22 Adult online presale $12, $15 at door. Kids 5-12: $5. Kids under five: free https://www.facebook.com/events/594833294359210/
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Warwick City Park
A Wish Come True is the oldest wish granting organization in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. We grants wishes to children who are suffering from a life threatening. Family, friends and support teams are invited to this fun filled and celebratory event, as we highlight our Wish Kids and their families as the real super heroes they truly are! Our job...
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Join our museum curator for guided walks of Roger Williams Park and learn how to identify seasonal wildflowers and better understand urban ecology. From milkweed to monarchs, you will gain a greater appreciation for the surprising diversity of urban wildlife. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars if you have them. Walks meet at the Museum of Natural History and...
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Child & Family
Please join Child and Family for a fun, family-friendly event to benefit Sandpipers Early Learning Center. Bring your kids to see and touch fire and rescue trucks, police cars, vintage cars, construction vehicles like bulldozers and excavators, tractors and so many more! We will have demonstrations, face-painting, refreshments for sale and amazing silent auction items. We look forward to seeing...
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Roger Williams Park Zoo
For ages three through five These ninety-minute programs focus on a special animal or area of the Zoo and present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. Programs include a lesson, activity, a craft, an up-close encounter with one of our education animals and a walk to an exhibit. Please note this program does not include direct interaction with...
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Hearthside House Museum & Chase Farm Park
Take a journey through history on Saturday, September 21 with Lincoln’s “Great Road Day: The Sights and Sounds of History.” The free event features a look inside several historic sites along the ancient roadway, giving a snapshot of life over the past 300 years. From viewing early architectural masterpieces of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries along with marveling at the...
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm India Point Park
PeaceFest is The Peace Flag Project’s annual celebration of the UN International Day of Peace. Peace Fest 2019 is Saturday, September 21 from 1-4 p.m. It is one of thousands of events hosted all over the world; it is a day for ordinary people to create events to foster peace and focus on the peaceful aspects of life on this...
Sep 22 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 22 all-day Bistro at Theatre By The Sea
The National GRACE Foundation’s RIde/Run Against Cancer raises funds for the following charitable causes: The National GRACE Foundation’s mission is stated in it’s name; GRACE stands for Growing, Recovering, Achieving a College Education. Helping pediatric cancer survivors go to college. Isabel Helen Farnum Scholarship was established in 2012 to provide scholarship funding to pediatric cancer fighters. All monies raised for...
Sep 23 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 23 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am Riverpoint COMMUNITY Park
The award-winning Jaycee Arboretum Corridor and state Senator Roch Riverwalk is an attractive and beautiful open space location in central Rhode Island. The Adopt-A-Spot program has been in place for several years and draws on the generosity of others to help beautify our community and precious public lands. The Arboretum has over 400 linear feet of available enriched planting beds...
Sep 25 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Norman Bird Sanctuary
Long before the first leaves turn, the first signs of fall start showing along the field edges at NBS. In this naturalist-guided program, participants will go over some of the basics of wildflower identification, and head out to the fields to search for and identify some common fall flowers. Recommended for ages eight and up Rain Date: Thursday, September 26
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Providence River Boat Co.
Each Wednesday evening, from June-October, allow Captain Peter, and our guest guides from Providence Ghost Tours to introduce you to some of Providence’s longest-lingering residents as you cruise throughout our waterways. Surrounded by the moon-lit bridges, cobblestone walkways and century-old parks of downtown, you will learn of our capital city’s dearly-deceased-but-not-so-departed residents; local literary giants and humble servants alike; their...
Sep 26 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
This class brings together the concepts and techniques for drawing botanical subjects using plant material from Blithewold’s gardens. Tips are introduced on how to approach the structure and form of flowers, plants, fruits and vegetables. Quick exercises will be offered on getting a good start in drawing from nature and observation. Gesture and contour drawing are covered and color mixing...
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Brightview Commons
Come to our Memory Cafe social on September 26 at 1:30 p.m. Meet other families and their loved one with dementia. Share a fun activity, light fare and conversation. Please RSVP to Anne at 401-789-8777 or email adelorenzo@bvsl.net. Walk-in guests are also welcome. Free and open to the public.
Sep 27 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday celebrates our fifth 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. Admission is free. Enjoy over 15 locally owned food trucks and local beer from Trinity Brewhouse, while listening to live music....
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Warwick Center for the Arts
Bring Your Own Improv’s Family Friendly Comedy Show (BYOI’s Family Friendly Comedy Show) Fridays at 7 p.m. – January 4 to November 29 (No July 5) Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its twelfth season! This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation. You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud for a scene you like, yell...
Sep 28 all-day Providence River Boat Co.
Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun and relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest! Our tours run daily (closed Tuesdays) from 11 am to 7 pm. All tours are by reservation,...
Sep 28 @ 8:30 am Roger Williams Park Zoo
Breakfast with the Elephants (Ages seven and older) Rise and shine with the Zoo’s herd of African elephants in an exclusive experience before the Zoo opens. Start by dining al fresco on a hot breakfast buffet at the Serengeti Market Café, enjoying fresh fruit, softly scrambled eggs, smoked bacon and country sausage, breakfast potatoes tossed with peppers and onions, freshly...
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Pawtucket and Central Falls
One Day. Two Cities. Are You Ready? Imagine receiving a set of keys to the community landmarks and hidden gems all around you – for free! On Saturday, September 28 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.), Doors Open Pawtucket and Central Falls will provide you with behind-the-scenes access to one-of-a-kind places and spaces across these neighboring cities. Build your own explorations of participating...
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
On the Home Front during World War II, knitting was one way Americans could support the war effort. Thousands picked up their needles to knit for American soldiers. Join us for a social knitting session (or all three) suitable for all levels. Join in with what you’re knitting at home or start a new project to donate!