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.
Feb
20
Thu
Nature Drawing Series: Cuttings in Glass Vases @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am
Nature Drawing Series: Cuttings in Glass Vases @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum | St. Louis | Missouri | United States

Throughout the year this class will offer seasonal topics for drawing at the mansion. The drawing class will look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration. Each class will capitalize on the changes of the various elements of the landscape. Instruction will include a variety of art materials and techniques in rendering realistic drawings.

Mar
12
Thu
Nature Drawing Series: Plants in Pots @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am
Nature Drawing Series: Plants in Pots @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States

Throughout the year this class will offer seasonal topics for drawing at the mansion. The drawing class will look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration. Each class will capitalize on the changes of the various elements of the landscape. Instruction will include a variety of art materials and techniques in rendering realistic drawings.

Mar
13
Fri
Gardener’s Roundtable: Cold Frames @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am
Gardener's Roundtable: Cold Frames @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States

A cold frame can be a gardener’s best friend. Their uses include extending the seasons to grow plants before and after frosts and hardening off young seedlings, plus propagating and overwintering plants, all without the expense of a greenhouse. This class will explore the different types of cold frames and their uses, plus we’ll share a simple construction design that will be great in your home. Cold frames can be a wonderful way to discover the joy of growing plants.

Mar
21
Sat
BoldrDash – WinterDash @ Canonicus Camp and Conference Center
Mar 21 all-day
BoldrDash - WinterDash @ Canonicus Camp and Conference Center | Exeter | Rhode Island | United States

WinterDash – OCR World Championships Qualifier
That’s right, WinterDash returns – with a whole new challenge. Qualify in the first two waves of the day for OCR World Championships

Not looking to Qualify? Come on out and enjoy the new course and try some of the new 2020 obstacles

New this year – Official Timing for WinterDash Waves

What do I Get with my registration for WinterDash?
*The Chance to Qualify for OCR World Championships in the first waves of the day
*Official timing in all waves
*3-3.5 miles of trail and field running with some technical navigation for added adventure (and snow?)
*10-15 of those famous BoldrDash Obstacles (could be more???)
*WinterDash 2019 T-shirt
*WinterDash Finisher Medal so you can show all your friends how Bold you are Monday at work
*A Smile so Wide they’ll have to Scrape the Snow from your Teeth at the Finish Line!