Things To Do in February

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:

  • Taste your way around the Ocean State with the Best Doughnuts passport, roar to the Dunk for Monster Jam and make pretty nature-inspired valentines with the kiddos in your February Bucket List.
  • Introverted extroverts: This one’s for you. We’ve rounded up 6 local book clubs you can join this winter.
Mar
6
Fri
David Lebovitz, NY Times Best Selling Cookbook Author Book Signing for his new book Drinking French @ Barrington Books Garden City
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm
David Lebovitz, NY Times Best Selling Cookbook Author Book Signing for his new book Drinking French @ Barrington Books Garden City | Cranston | Rhode Island | United States

Join us for our special guest, NY Times bestselling cookbook author David Lebovitz, for a book signing for his new book Drinking French. Call 432-7222 to reserve your copy for this event.
The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more.
Bestselling cookbook author, memoirists, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French. This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to Kir and regional apéritifs, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can’t imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David’s witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond.
Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and reveling guide will make you the toast of the town.
Lebovitz was named one of the Top Five Pastry Chefs in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Chronicle and have been featured in, Bon Appétit, Chocolatier, Cooking Light, Food and Wine, Cook’s Illustrated, Oprah, Real Simple, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Travel and Leisure, The New York Times, People, Saveur, Sunset, and USA Today. He has also been a guest judge several times on Beat Bobby Flay on Food Network as well as a competitor.

Mar
8
Sun
Women in Horticulture Symposium at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm
Women in Horticulture Symposium at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States

Celebrate women in horticulture at Blithewold during Women’s History Month! Horticulturist Gail Read will share the history of women in the garden at Blithewold and then author/blogger Jennifer Jewell will discuss her new book The Earth in Her Hands: seventy-five Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants, followed by a sale/signing.

Mar
15
Sun
Spoken Story Saturdays: January – “Beginnings” @ The Parlour
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm
Spoken Story Saturdays: January - "Beginnings" @ The Parlour | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Spoken Word Saturdays returns to the Parlour Pub. Listen, Laugh and have a Lager (or Lemonade). Family Friendly show at 2 p.m. Fourteen and older show at 3 p.m.

Mar
21
Sat
Spoken Story Saturdays: January – “Beginnings” @ The Parlour
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm
Spoken Story Saturdays: January - "Beginnings" @ The Parlour | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Spoken Word Saturdays returns to the Parlour Pub. Listen, Laugh and have a Lager (or Lemonade). Family Friendly show at 2 p.m. Fourteen and older show at 3 p.m.