Events:

  • Naticks

    Acoustic music.

    September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • McGinty Lecture: Robert Dallek

    The author of more than 20 books, he is a leading academic historian of US presidents.

    October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Dan Soder

    A comedian who’s best known as ‘Mafee’ on the hit Showtime series “Billions.”

    October 1 @ 7:30 pm - October 3 @ 10:30 pm
  • Food Trucks at Flames of Hope

    A food truck event to benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation.

    October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Cousins Maine Lobster at the Guild

    Lobster rolls, quesadillas and tacos paired — at a distance — with local brews.

    October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Lang’s Bowlarama Celebrates 60 Years Bowling Bash

    Themed party, live music from Steve Smith & The Nakeds on the Lanes.

    October 3 @ 10:00 pm - October 4 @ 12:00 am
  • Caribbean American Heritage Festival

    Recognizing the historic and cultural contributions from the Caribbean with music, food and cultural events. Postponed from June.

    October 4 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • The House Combo

     Spice up your Mondays with live Americana played by an ever-changing roster of musicians. 

    October 5 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

  • October Road

    Country rock, perfectly timed.

    October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Parsonsfield

    A band of high-energy musical misfits too rock for folk, too folk for punk, too punk for bluegrass.

    October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • 4th Annual Santa’s Workshop Shopping Event

    Fall/Christmas crafts and items.

    October 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • The House Combo

     Spice up your Mondays with live Americana played by an ever-changing roster of musicians. 

    October 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

  • Polaris

    The band that did the theme song for The Adventures of Pete and Pete on Nickelodeon.

    October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Crash Test Dummies

    Speaking of peak ‘90s rock.

    October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June of 44/ War Bubble

    Often referred to as the punk rock pirates of the math rock world.

    October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Arts & Eats at Sons of Liberty

    Pretty much exactly what it says on the box.

    October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Old Time Lounge

    Monthly interactive jam session around old time music.

    October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 15, 2020

  • Outcry

    Last live patio show of the season, with acoustic covers of classic rock.

    October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Nate Bargatze

    Comedian and actor.

    October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Things to do in Providence

Celebrate Pawtucket: The popular Pawtucket Arts Fest will paint the town

Despite budget shortfalls and an ever-evolving state-mandated gathering limit, the Pawtucket Arts Festival will go on for 10 days this September as planned. And even though organizers are struggling with pandemic-related limitations, there are plenty of fun events on the Fest schedule. The Fest kicks off on Friday, September 4, with the unveiling of a […]

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The Con Must Go On!: Comic Con looks forward to big 2021 plans

Like superheroes momentarily defeated by a seemingly unbeatable enemy, comic book fans screamed a dramatic, “Nooooooo!” when RI Comic Con announced it was cancelling its November 2020 event. But every superhero fan knows that even if the bad guy wins, his victory is temporary — RI Comic Con will triumphantly return in 2021, and Susan […]

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Are You Scared?: Take a break from existential fear — Providence Ghost Tour spooks you with local spirits

It’s time for a New England fall and this year, you probably can’t do most of your favorites, especially if it involves a ghost, being scared, being around people and being scared to be around people. But, have no fear — not all hope is lost! There are multiple spooky events being hosted by Providence […]

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New Hobby Alert!: Metal detecting becomes accessible for all with Rhode Island Relics’ new storefront

Rhode Island Relics, owned by Nathan Matthews, is dedicated to helping Rhode Islanders with the hobby of relic hunting. Think metal detectors and finding actual treasure in our tiny state. The business has been operating online, and just recently opened a storefront in Pawtucket.  Nathan Matthews says of the hobby: “Metal detecting has become extremely […]

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#RedAlertRESTART: Lighting Buildings Red on Sep 1 to Save Live Events

The live event scene, decimated for months by the COVID-19 shutdown of the economy, is holding a #RedAlertRESTART event on Tuesday, September 1, from 9pm to midnight, to illuminate the exteriors of publicly visible buildings with red light to draw attention to their desperate economic plight. “The hope is to get as many people involved […]

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Funny, Man!: Robert Kelly comes to the Comedy Connection

On Saturday and Sunday (Aug 7 and 8), stand-up comedian, actor, radio personality and podcast host Robert Kelly returns to the Comedy Connection in East Providence for four weekend performances. Robert Kelly’s comedy is deeply rooted in his own life and relationships, which makes it honest and abrasively funny, yet refreshingly vulnerable. For years, he’s […]

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Summer in the City

PVDFest is an annual event that typically transforms The Creative Capital into a boisterous celebration of art and culture. Unfortunately, the dumpster fire that is 2020 necessitated its cancellation this summer. But PVDFest’s commitment to public art hasn’t wavered. People out taking a socially distanced stroll through the city’s streets might have noticed three pieces […]

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Open/Closed

SAY HELLO Notes Coffee Company: 508 Armistice Blvd, Pawtucket. They held their grand opening on July 17, this java shop is dedicated to melding music with a cafe scene. Industrious Spirits Company: 1 Sims Ave, #103 PVD. iscospirits.com. Providence’s first distillery since the days of Prohibition. They specialize in gin and vodka, with bourbon currently […]

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Ecstatic Ekphrastic

Public art is meant to inspire conversation, and What Cheer Writers Club and The Avenue Concept recently teamed up to formalize that exchange in an event called Ecstatic Ekphrastic. The two arts organizations selected four pieces of Avenue Concept-installed art — “Condemned” by Richard Goulis, “Misty Blue” by Andrew Hem, “Night Flight” by Lauren YS […]

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