Things To Do in January

Discover the best things to do in Rhode Island this month, including family-friendly activities, festivals, performances, food events and shows. Here are our top picks:

  • Hit up Monster Jam, go skating by the sea and sip brews with your favorite falcons in your January Bucket List.
  • Introverted extroverts: This one’s for you. We’ve rounded up 6 local book clubs you can join this winter.
Jan
22
Wed
Ice Skating at Gurney’s @ Gurney's Newport
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This year guests and locals are encouraged to “Donate to Skate” by bringing any item of clothing to receive complimentary skate rentals at Gurney’s ice rink in Newport. We are partnering with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Rhode Island.

Jan
23
Thu
Ice Skating at Gurney’s @ Gurney's Newport
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This year guests and locals are encouraged to “Donate to Skate” by bringing any item of clothing to receive complimentary skate rentals at Gurney’s ice rink in Newport. We are partnering with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Rhode Island.

Jan
24
Fri
2020 Northeast International Auto Show @ Rhode Island Convention Center
Jan 24 – Jan 26 all-day
2020 Northeast International Auto Show @ Rhode Island Convention Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

2020 Northeast International Auto Show Takes Over Rhode Island Convention Center January 24-26

The 2020 Northeast International Auto Show takes over Providence with hundreds of new cars, trucks, crossovers, SUVs and more set to fill the Rhode Island Convention Center. Attendees are invited to check out their favorite models in a non-selling environment, sit behind wheels, inspect engines, ask questions and experience new technologies. This annual event will also feature dazzling luxury rides, pre-production models, interactive displays, fun for the little ones and more!

Friday, January 24, noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday, January 25, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, January 26, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Rhode Island Convention Center
One Sabin Street
Providence

Representatives from leading automotive manufacturers and other automotive experts will be at the show to answer questions and provide information on the latest vehicles. The Northeast International Auto Show is owned and presented by the Rhode Island Automobile Dealers Association and produced by Motor Trend Auto Shows.

Admission is $12 for adults (thirteen and over); $9 senior citizens (sixty-two and over); and $8 for students (twenty-one and under with ID). Children twelve and younger are admitted free with a paying adult.

Website: www.ProvidenceAutoShow.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/NEAutoShow
Twitter: www.twitter.com/NEAutoShow @NEAutosShow
Instagram: www.instagram.com/NEAutoShow @NEAutoShow

Ice Skating at Gurney’s @ Gurney's Newport
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This year guests and locals are encouraged to “Donate to Skate” by bringing any item of clothing to receive complimentary skate rentals at Gurney’s ice rink in Newport. We are partnering with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Rhode Island.

Odeum Classic Films: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Presented by Rhode Island Monthly @ Greenwich Odeum
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm
Odeum Classic Films: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Presented by Rhode Island Monthly @ Greenwich Odeum | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States

In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. finds himself up against Adolf Hitler’s Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.

Tickets to this event include an additional $2 Historic Restoration Fee which assists in restorations and repairs of the Greenwich Odeum. When purchasing tickets online, an additional $2 convenience fee per transaction will be applied. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Jan
25
Sat
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Ice Skating at Gurney’s @ Gurney's Newport
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This year guests and locals are encouraged to “Donate to Skate” by bringing any item of clothing to receive complimentary skate rentals at Gurney’s ice rink in Newport. We are partnering with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Rhode Island.

Jan
26
Sun
Singing the Dream 2020 @ Temple Emanu-El
Jan 26 all-day
Singing the Dream 2020 @ Temple Emanu-El | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

On Sunday, January 26, from 3 to 5 p.m., Temple Emanu-El presents “Singing the Dream 2020.” The event will be held at the Temple located at 99 Taft Avenue in Providence. Singers of all ages, races and faiths will perform in a chorus with featured guests from the award-winning Sing Harlem Choir of Harlem, New York. The special musical tribute will commemorate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Tickets for this musical event are $18 in advance or $25 at the door. Purchase tickets at Temple Emanu-El or online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/singing-the-dream-2020-honoring-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-tickets-52329140869. For more information on “Singing the Dream 2020,” contact Miriam Ross, Esq. at 401-331-1616.

Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

Join Save The Bay aboard an education vessel as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in 360 degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge.

Ice Skating at Gurney’s @ Gurney's Newport
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This year guests and locals are encouraged to “Donate to Skate” by bringing any item of clothing to receive complimentary skate rentals at Gurney’s ice rink in Newport. We are partnering with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Rhode Island.