Things To Do in November

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:

Nov
22
Fri
Gifts from the Garden @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm
Gifts from the Garden @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States

Want to make the perfect present? These mini horticultural gift ideas are just what you have been looking for! After a series of inspiring demos, participants will take home instructions and some garden gifts perfect for loved one, yourself or loved ones.

Nov
26
Tue
Museum: From Top to Bottom @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Museum: From Top to Bottom @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Explore the museum’s archives and collection storage vaults with docent Mike McGinity to learn about the museum and its collections. Archives and vaults are only accessible by stairs.
Children are not permitted in our lifelong learners programming. Pre-registration is required. Program is limited to 10 people, so sign up early to guarantee your spot.

Dec
2
Mon
Discovery Tykes @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Discovery Tykes @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Warm Winter: Monday, Dec. 2, 2019
Children, ages 2-4 with parent or caregiver, will investigate the world around them as they sing, dance and discover in this monthly series! Takes place the first Monday of each month, October through June, at 9:30 a.m. Each session will contain age-appropriate stories, songs, poems and a craft related to the topic. Expose your preschool child to science and culture in a unique and stimulating museum setting!

Dec
7
Sat
Cub Scouts Geology Rocks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Dec 7 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Cub Scouts Geology Rocks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Begin the day by completing a geology-themed quest through the museum to discover the fantastic rock, mineral and fossil specimens on display. Then join museum educators for a special workshop to explore geology topics from fossils to volcanoes. Discover why geology rocks at the museum!
Pre-registration is required, and program size is limited. Please note: This is not a drop-off program. Parents must remain with their children. Siblings ages 4 and up may participate, but will be charged the $5 fee. Children must be age 4 and older to participate in the program.

Dec
8
Sun
Bird Walk @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Bird Walk @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Join us for guided bird walks in Roger Williams Park. Although many of our breeding birds have flown south, plenty of year-round residents can be seen in the park! Please wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars if you have them. All skill levels are welcome. Walks meet at the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium.
Recommended for children age six and older. Pets are not permitted. Pre-registration is preferred.