American Girl Doll Events

wpagbHearthside House: 677 Great Road, Lincoln, RI  02865 401-726-0597  The Tea event led to a Christmas event, and eventually to a Garden Party held in August. All of the American Girl Doll events continue to be quite popular and have given hundreds of girls and their families some very special memories from their experience. All three of these annual events center around the American Girl Doll historical character Samantha Parkington, a nine-year old orphan raised by her wealthy and very proper grandmother in 1904. That story coincides with the year that Hearthside got its name and really captures the essence of what it was like growing up in Victorian America. History comes to life and is made more interesting for the girls as they experience firsthand in an actual mansion how Samantha lived during the first years of the 20th century. 2016 Event Dates: June 4 and 5: American Girl Doll Tea Weekend (12:30 & 2:30 pm); August 6: American Girl Doll Garden Party (12 & 2:30 pm); December 3: American Girl Doll Christmas Party (members-only) (12:30 & 2:30 pm)  Google Map

Antiquiart Gallery

Antiquiart Gallery37 Taft St.  Pawtucket, RI  02860 401-787-6767 Our collection encompasses a wide range of time and subject matter, illuminating turning points in history, that represent inspired moments of innovation and beauty. These artistic endeavors resonate with unparalleled brilliance and perfectionism, bringing the past into the present. Our collection includes: Americana, anatomical prints, architectral prints, botanical prints, caricature, children’s Illustrations, city views, classical design, fashion & costume, historical subjects,  Japanese & Chinese wood block prints, historical maps, marine prints, military prints, natural history, occupations, politics, religious prints, sporting prints and more. Google Map

Arts Guild of Woonsocket

68 South Main Street, Woonsocket, RI  02895   Open to all artists, artisans, performers and musicians or anyone with a love for the arts. It is the mission of the Arts Guild of Woonsocket to create a fraternity among the artists living and working in northern Rhode Island, in turn stimulating and fostering the arts in all forms and mediums. By presenting a unified vision of the performing and visual arts, the Guild will create public awareness of the variety of arts and entertainments available in the area, helping to reestablish a vibrant artistic community Google Map

Assembly Building & Theatre

Assembly Theatre26 East Avenue Burrillville, RI 02830  401-568-4300×137 Built in 1933, this historic building is situated along the banks of the picturesque Mill Pond and is the location of the annual Burrillville Arts Festival. The Assembly Building is where the Theatre Company of Rhode Island makes its home and it is the desire of the Board of Administration to utilize this historic structure for more activities, both cultural and family oriented. Theatre performances range from plays, musicals, music, magic,  dance recitals, and children’s plays in addition to workshops. Google Map

Blackstone River Theatre

Blackstone River Theatre549 Broad St. Cumberland RI 02864 401-725-9272 Cultural arts center where the music, dance and folk arts traditions of the Blackstone River Valley come to life. With an emphasis on the ethnic groups that settled in the Blackstone Valley, BRT presents weekly world and roots music concerts, arts classes for adults and children, and special events on a year-round basis. Blackstone River Theatre is proud to have received the 2005 Blackstone Valley Governor’s Award for Tourism. BRT is dedicated to supporting, promoting and developing the arts for our community and its artists by creating awareness, and providing both educational and performance opportunities. Hosts weddings. Google Map

Blackstone Valley Music & Arts Festival

wpbvmusicbRotary Club of Woonsocket PO Box 154 Woonsocket, RI 02895-0780 Event Location: Homestead Gardens: 200 Industrial Dr.  North Smithfield, RI  02896 3 day arts festival located at Homestead Gardens and sponsored by the Woonsocket Rotary features music, beer garden, bbq cookoff, fiesta carnival and arts village. 2016 Date: June 3 – 5 Google Map

Blackstone Valley Running Festival

P.O. Box 1940 East Greenwich, RI 02818-0663  401-952-6333  Annual half marathon and 5K Chip Timing for all races: Eleven aid stations. Water, energy drinks, and PowerGel along the half marathon course: Bathrooms on half marathon course at several locations. The race begins on Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket.  2017 Date: TBD.  Google Map

Blackstone Valley Visitor Center/Center by the Blackstone

Blackstone Valley Visitor Center175 Main St. Pawtucket, RI  02860 401-724-2200 Provides maps, brochures and other tourism related materials, help desk, available to book meetings and special events, movie and presentation theatre, gallery, RIPTA transportation center, Blackstone Shop Gift Shop, a moving kiosk that illustrates various highlights of the valley, and art galleries and displays. Be sure to check out the free 20 minute movie: The Hidden Blackstone and get your National Park Passport stamped. The Visitor Center is also home to the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council.


Mon – Sun: 10 am to 4 pm

Hands-on relief map of the Blackstone River Valley Watershed: Informs visitors about how the valley came to be and the implications of its tremendous waterpower. This exhibit was designed with an emphasis on the sight-impaired, and as an educational tool for school children.

2 art gallery display areas including a 1,000 square foot gallery: Available to exhibit the works of Rhode Island artists.

State-of-the-art theater: Surrounded by a life size 360 degree photo mural of a mill interior, shows the award winning film, “Hidden in the Blackstone,” a film on the rise and fall of the American Industrial Revolution. The stunning light fixtures and 50 plush seats were rescued from the Leroy Theater and restored. There is additional seating for another 40 persons on carpeted terraced seating behind the theater chairs. The theater is available for use by local, state, and national organizations and businesses after 5 pm to hold meetings, lectures, and special musical performances.

Blackstone Shop: Operated by the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, the gift shop offers food and gift items including Blackstone Valley, Rhode Island and Polar Express related products and products from a variety of local artists. More

Transportation center: Utilized by about 15,000 bus riders.

Rent the Visitor Center

The Center is available for rental for all types of events including meetings, conferences, weddings and special events. Hosts weddings with a capacity of 400 and is same sex friendly for weddings. Google Map

Bucket Brewery

Bucket Brewery100 Carver St. Pawtucket, RI 02860  401.305.0597   In addition to the kegs of beer that were the exclusive packaging in the pilot site, Bucket started shipping beer in 64oz and 32oz containers. The beer has beer very well received by our Rhode Island customers and the brewery continues to grow! Bucket now holds tours and tastings every Saturday, as well as the Friday Night Sound Check music and art series, and other events. Google Map

Chan’s Fine Oriental Dining

Chan's Fine Oriental Dining267 Main St. Woonsocket RI 02895 401-765-1900  Internationally known, award winning jazz and music club presents mostly jazz along with other forms of music in a small, comfortable setting, along with some of the finest Chinese Food.  A lounge is open each night. Google Map

Chase Farm

Great Rd., Rte. 123 Lincoln, RI 02865 401-333-1100 Thomas Arnold originally purchased the land at Chase Farm in 1661. In the late 1800’s, the Chase Family started a dairy farm on the land, and delivered milk door to door until 1965. This was one of the last working farms in Lincoln, purchased by the Town and preserved for its historical value and open space. The Butterfly Gardens, which are maintained by volunteers, serves as a focal point to this scenic landscape. Now preserved as green space, it is used for a number of activities such as summer concerts, sledding, hiking and other special events. Google Map


Cinemaworld622 George Washington Hwy  Lincoln, RI 02865 401-333-8676  State of the art 16-screen theater. All screens feature stadium seating, wall-to-wall screens, and DLP digital sight and sound. The ultimate movie theater, at a great price for the whole family. Several specials during the week and more family entertainment coming in the near future including a restaurant, bowling alley and laser tag center. Google Map

Cold Spring Park Canoe Launch

Cold Spring Park  Woonsocket, RI  02895  Provides small craft access to the Blackstone River in Woonsocket. Cold Spring Park is a city park in Woonsocket, abutting the Blackstone River. There is parking on site. Heading downstream from here it is a mile to the dangerous Thundermist Dam which must be portaged on the left. This is a lengthy (1/3 mile) portage on city streets to River Island Park, which is a better put-in for paddling down river from this area. The Blackstone River in this area includes occasional quickwater and class I whitewater so it is best for more experienced paddlers.  The park also contains walking paths and benches, outdoor theater for concerts/movies, tennis and basketball courts, baseball fields, and playground. Google Map

Colombian Independence Festival

wpcolombianbIntersection of Lonsdale Ave (Rt. 122) and Higginson Ave, Central Falls, RI Annual festive parade and festival celebrating Rhode Island’s Colombian community and culture. The parade will be joined by the flotas (carrozas), highliting the different regions of Colombia, as well as the Carnival Queens We will also be joined by a diverse number of Colombian communities of New England and different cultural presentations performed by our brother countries. Parade runs to Higginson Park. A great number of recognized artists along with cultural performances such as, trovas, letanias, standup commedy and folkloric dances will be participating in our festival. We will also have a great variety of Colombian food and drinks. The festival promises to end the independence week with a great joy in a family environment for all the Colombian communities and other latino communities of Rhode Island.  2016 DATE: July 17, 2016.  Google Map

Daggett Farm

Slater Park, 825 Armistice Blvd.  Pawtucket, RI 02861 401-728-0500 x316  Daggett Farm offers seasonal programming throughout the year. Picnic grounds, a retail plant nursery, a children’s zoo and snack venders.  Farm yard animals floral gardens. A greenhouse with gift shop on premise. Seafood, hot dog and ice cream concessions on premise. Car shows on Tuesday nights May to October. Live musical performances on Thursday nights during July and August. Google Map

Diamond Hill Park

Diamond Hill Park1464 Diamond Hill Rd. Cumberland RI 02864 401-334-9996 Named for its mile-long face of veined granite quartz, Diamond Hill is another great place to do some jogging or hiking, have a picnic and enjoy a free concert. The town sponsors the free Summer Concert Series in July and August. Climb to the summit and you can see for miles around on a clear day. Once you’ve gotten to the top of the former ski slopes (the smaller hill on the left is a much easier hike) you come to walking trails from which you can see the Diamond Hill Reservoir to the east and Woonsocket and beyond to the west. There are picnic sites throughout the park with permits required only for outings and barbecues. The pond in front of the bandstand is a favorite of kids looking for frogs and tadpoles. Bring a net and bucket for observing, Bathroom facilities are open only on days at special events and outings by permit. Hosts weddings with Monastery Park. Google Map

Dot Air Experimental Music Festival

wpdotairMachines with Magnets  400 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI. 02860 401.475.2655 Experimental music festival celebrating sonic and performative experimentation that grows out of the skeletal remains of the American Industrial Revolution. DOT AIR is hosted by Machines with Magnets and Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. 2017 Date: TBD Google Map

Forget-Me-Not Gallery Fine Arts & Gifts

Forget Me Not Gallery Fine Arts & Gifts67 Park Ave.  Pawtucket, RI  02860 401-272-4044  Partners with Rhode Island’s creative community to foster hope, inspiration and commemoration of the lives of our loved ones who have fallen victim to suicide. The Forget-Me-Not Gallery includes a gift shop which features Rhode Island artists and craftsmen. It is also a retail site for Rhode Island based Alex and Ani jewelry. Google Map

French Heritage Festival and Soiree

wpfrenchbNorthern Rhode Island  Council on the Arts:  Box 1723  Woonsocket, RI 02895  Location: River Island Park  Woonsocket, RI  02895   Music plus arts & crafts, local farmers’ fresh produce, food, trivia, face painting, Paws from the Pawtucket Red Sox,  Bobo the Clown, apple pie contest.  2016 DATES: TBD.  Google Map

Gallery 175

175dBlackstone Valley Visitor Center  175 Main St.  Pawtucket, RI  02860  401,724.2200  Features the work of established and emerging artists in southern New England. The gallery is located in downtown Pawtucket, Rhode Island, adjacent to the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center just steps from the historic Slater Mill on the Blackstone River. Two and three-person shows of two-dimensional artwork are organized throughout the year. Google Map

Glocester Ancient & Horribles Parade

Glocester Ancient & Horrible ParadeParade Committee 1145 Putnam Pike PO Box B Chepachet RI 02814 401-568-6206   Glocester locals spoof local and national politics during the famous Ancients and Horribles Parade on the Fourth of July. The parade first wound its way down Main Street in Chepachet in 1926 and, with the help of many dedicated volunteers, has continued to delight Glocester residents (and many others) each and every year since. 2016 Date: July 4

Glocester Summer Concert Series

Glocester: 1145 Putnam Pike, PO Box B  Chepachet, RI  02814  401.568.6206 The Summer Concert Series keeps getting bigger and better. The concerts start in June and continue for several weeks every Wednesday evening. All our Recreation Department concerts are held on the beautiful grounds of Chepachet Union Church across from the Glocester Town Hall. Each begins at 6:30 PM and lasts for 90 minutes. A great evening out for senior citizens and families, so bring a blanket or a lawn chair and come relax for a while! They are sponsored by the Town of Glocester Recreation Department. All our concerts are smoke-free and alcohol-free events. 2016 Info: TBD  Google Map

Grande Fete by the River

wpgrandfetebSlater Mill: 67 Roosevelt Ave., PO Box 696  Pawtucket, RI 02862  401-725-8638  Annual fundraiser in support of our Educational Scholarship Program, which provides free and reduced-rate admissions for all student visitors. Live music and dancing, with Milt Reeder, Klem Klimik, Marty Richards & Jesse Williams, Illuminated, moon-lit grounds and factory,
local specialty foods and libations, exclusive evening museum exploration, silent auction and more 2016 Date: June 4, 2016
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Great Pumpkin Festival

Great Pumpkin FestivalNorth Smithfield High School  412 Greenville Road Location: North Smithfield, RI  02896  Annual community-wide public event celebrating the start of the autumn season. Enjoy pumpkin related events, food, entertainment, community service information fair and more! Call for this year’s events Festival on the grounds of North Smithfield High School. 2016 dates TBD. Google Map


Haunted Tunnel and Halloween Attractions

Slater Park 825 Armistice Boulevard Pawtucket RI 02861 401-728-0500×257   The Haunted Tunnel attraction will take place at the Daggett Farm facility within the Park. The tunnel opens at 6:30 and closes by 9 p.m. Early arrival is strongly suggested due to large attendance and line closurewphauntedtunnel prior to 9 p.m. The cost for the Tunnel is $8.00 per person. Because of its scary content, the Tunnel is strongly recommended for ages 12 and above only. Adjacent to the carousel Slater Park Pavilion is the “family-friendly” “Jack-o-Lantern Village” event displayed with jack-o-lanterns, a witch’s house and a variety of funny face houses. Admission is $4.00 per person with pre-school children entering for free and is open 6:30 – 9 pm. Returning visitors should be aware that this is a new location from past years. The carousel will also be open throughout the month’s festivities as well, until October 30 from 6 – 8 p.m on Fridays and Saturdays from 11 am to 8 p.m. The carousel will also be open on Sundays from 11 am to 5 p.m through October 30th as well, weather permitting. 2016 dates: Fridays and Saturdays – Sept. 30 – Oct. 29. Google Map

Lock & Clue

lockclueHope Artiste Village 1005 Main Street, Suite 1202 Pawtucket, RI 02860 401.484.0048  Lock & Clue rooms are real-life escape games where groups of up eight players have sixty minutes to escape from a themed, interactive environment. Ideal for family, friends, students, colleagues, gamers, and thrill seekers! While in the rooms, you’ll work together to find items and clues to solve puzzles that eventually will lead to your escape. Some puzzles are fairly easy, while others might have you all putting your heads together to figure out. No special skills are needed…except the ability to have fun! Communicate with each other, search the rooms carefully, and if you get stuck, move on to another area or a different puzzle. If you’re completely baffled, you can ask for a hint!

Games will begin with a briefing by our staff, where we’ll review the rules and answer any questions. Then, you’ll be led into the room and your adventure will begin. You’ll either make your way out or we’ll unlock the door when your time runs out. Although these games are challenging, don’t worry – you’ll have fun whether you escape or not! At the end of your game we’ll recap your accomplishments and explain how to solve the remaining puzzles inside the room. Plan on spending up to 90 minutes with us from start to finish. Google Map


Machines with Magnets

Machines with Magnets400 Main St. Pawtucket, RI  02860 401.475.2655  A 2000 sq. ft. multipurpose space that is easily integrated into recording sessions and can accommodate large ensembles. The space is available for rent for live performances and art exhibitions and is zoned tax-exempt on the sale of original artwork. Machines with Magnets sells classic cocktails, beer, and wine at all events. The space is fitted with a Yorkville Elite EX2 system (consisting of a 1200-watt 1×18 subwoofer and dual 450-watt 1×12 full range speaker enclosures), dual Yorkville 100KW powered monitors, a Soundcraft GB2R 16/2 mixing console, outboard time-based effect processing, Shure SM57/SM58s, Sennheiser e602, Audix drum miking kit, and DIs by Radial and Groove Tube. 16 lines connect the stage to mix position while 32 lines connect the venue to the recording studio. The space is currently curated by World’s Fair. MWM’s thirteen foot walls are perfect for accommodating large format piece Google Map

Mad Dog Studios & Art Gallery

65 Blackstone Ave. Pawtucket, RI 02860  401-722-7800  Set up to meet the studio needs of artists who want to work in most media, including, but not limited to: Jewelry, non-metal sculpture, ceramics, mixed media and painting. We are a “membership-based” art studio, our members have use of our open art studio at times and days that work with their schedules. We welcome artists of all levels and experience.  Membership is month-to-month with no minimum number of months to commit to, there are no  lease, rent or utility expenses.  Our art studio is well layed and equipped with all new tools and equipment. Most members have 24/7 access to the studio.   Mad Dog also features  an active event gallery with regular hours. Google Map

McCoy Stadium

McCoy StadiumPawtucket Red Sox 1 Columbus Avenue Pawtucket, RI 02860 401-724-7300  Home of the Pawtucket Red Sox, annual concert and other events. Google Map
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Mixed Magic Theatre

Mixed Magic TheatreP.O. Box 1065 999 Main St. Pawtucket, RI 02860 Pawtucket RI 02862 401-465-6675 401-475-6676 401-722-1881 The Company has strived to  bring diverse stories and images to the stage through prose and song, tackling well-known dramatics as well as original theatrical productions. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Jonathan Pitts-Wiley, Mixed Magic Theatre continues to pursue excellence and remains committed to  its mission: Building more literate and arts-active communities. Google Map

Pawtucket Arts Festival

Pawtucket Arts Festival137 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860 Phone: 401.728.0500 x430  Promotes and celebrates Pawtucket’s arts communities. Events include the Chinese Dragon Boat Races and Taiwan Day Festival, Slater Park Fall Festival, Taste of the Valley, Slater Mill SAM Fest, and RI Philharmonic Pops Concert in the Park.  2016 dates:  August 26 – September 25.

Pawtucket Red Sox

Pawtucket Red Sox1 Columbus Ave. PO Box 2365 Pawtucket RI 02860 401-724-7300   Triple A farm club of the Pawtucket Red Sox offers a inexpensive evening out for the family in a park that’s retained its old fashioned appeal despite renovations completed just before the 1999 season. In addition to the new stadium seating, there is also a new beam that circles the entire outfield to give fans a casual viewing area in a picnic-like atmosphere. A number of special events are run throughout the season and pre-game barbecues and party tent reservations are available for groups or organizations. Hosts weddings. 2017 Dates: April 6 – September 4. Google Map

Pawtucket River Bridge

The popular Pawtucket River Bridge, the new span carrying Interstate 95 over the Pawtucket River, and travelers between Boston and Providence, has become a favorite city destination, and the newest visitor attraction to the historic city, famed for being the birthplace of America’s Industrial Revolution, and now a prime arts, culture and entertainment destination in Southern New England. Not only did it resolve longstanding traffic safety issues, but it has become an attraction for people to visit, and a place for groups and businesses to hold event.

Pawtucket Town Landing

Taft St.  Pawtucket, RI  02860  Town-owned boat ramp provides access to the Seekonk River just below where the Blackstone River becomes tidal and becomes the Seekonk. The boat ramp is almost under the Division Street Bridge. Parking is not permitted in the very small area the head of the boat ramp but there is a good-sized parking lot across the street from the boat ramp and there is other parking in the area as well. For the first half mile below this access site, the Seekonk River is relatively narrow, but it then opens up into a broad tidal estuary between East Providence and Providence that extends south for 3 miles to the narrows where the Seekonk flows into the Providence River at India Point.  Google Maps

Pawtucket Veterans Memorial Park

Corner of Exchange St. and Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860  401-728-0500, Ext. 225  The recently completed park, overlooking the Blackstone River, contains a monument to all Pawtucket veterans and an amphitheater area seating 225 persons with a covered stage. Google Map

Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival

BLACKSTONE VALLEY TOURISM COUNCIL – 175 Main St. Pawtucket, RI  02860  401-724-2200 Site: 98 S Tim Healey Way Pawtucket, RI 02860
The dragon boat races and festival takes place annually on the Saturday following Labor Day.  Races are open to professional and amateur teams with cash prizes for professionals. The festival features a number of artistic and other events and is free to the public. 2017 Date: Saturday, September 9  Google Map


Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame

999 Main Street, #100 Pawtucket, RI 02860 401-225-8860 Commemorates Rhode Island’s great musical heritage and history through the election of members to a hall of fame, building of a museum containing exhibits commemorating members and other aspects of state music history, and developing programs aimed at promoting past and present music throughout the state. Google Map

Rhode Island State Ensemble

948 East Wallum Lake Rd. Pascoag, RI 02859 SKYPE 401-441-5011 Non-professional theater production company that was formed in 2006 through the collaborative effort of a group of dedicated individuals whose collective experience spanned the theatrical disciplines, from conception to production to performance; from marketing, finance and fundraising to technical theater, direction, acting and design. They believed that under the guidelines of an even and fair organizational structure, their myriad talents could provide a truly unique and wonderful experience for their community. The Founders of RISE were driven to develop a non-professional theater environment that would continue to thrive over the course of generations, based on the principles of artistic freedom and creative collaboration. As a company founded on principles of artistic freedom and creative collaboration, RISE does not follow a narrow aesthetic path. Our work has ranged from edgy interpretations of Shakespeare to rarely performed plays like Wilder’s “Skin of Our Teeth” to traditional (and non-traditional) interpretations of popular musical theater. The sky is the limit, and we are only getting started. A secondary, but extremely important part of our mission involves providing education, both formally and informally, to students and creative partners of all ages. While RISE is planning to launch a full program of classes in the near future, a current key component of our educational mission is our annual Young Director Series, which allows first-time directors between the ages of 17-23 to develop fully funded productions under the Mentorship of seasoned, trained professionals. RISE products take place at the Assembly Theatre in Harrisville and Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket. Google Map

Rhode Island Watercolor Society

Rhode Island Watercolor Society825 Armistice Blvd.  Pawtucket, RI 02861 401-726-1876  One of the oldest watercolor organizations in America. It provides artists and the general public the opportunity to view, purchase, exhibit and learn about watermedia art. RIWS offers classes, workshops and demonstrations by nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. RIWS also organizes educational trips to art exhibitions. Located in a historic lakeside “boathouse” in Slater Memorial Park, RIWS features an art gallery, library and studio space. The gallery hosts 15 shows per year, including a National Watermedia Competition. Google Map


River Island Park, Woonsocket, RI 02895  Listen to music from Atlantic Thrills and other excellent acts, eat delicious local food, and enjoy art, workshops and recreation.  Morning bicycle rides/parades will start from the north (Uxbridge) and from the south (Providence) meeting up at each end of the NEW SHARROWS coming through the city. 2016 DATE: TBD Google Map

Rossoni Gallery

Rossoni Gallery558 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket, RI  02860  401-453-6650  Rossoni Gallery is located in the historic Lorraine Mills Building (across the street from the noted Lorraine Fabrics store). Along the left side of the large, two-towered mill, there is a very long and wide parking lot. The Gallery is in one of the first floor, walk-right-in, studio units along the right side of the parking lot –studio BF112. The studio is handicapped accessible (ramp 2 doors to the right of Gallery entrance). Google Map

S.A.M Fest (Slater’s Art & Manufacture Festival)

wpsamfestSlater Mill:  67 Roosevelt Ave., PO Box 696  Pawtucket, RI 02862  401-725-8638  Annual Slater’s Art and Manufacture Festival in partnership with the City of Pawtucket, and the Pawtucket Arts Festival Hodgson Park @ Slater Mill Vendors, artists, food trucks, live music, tasty SAM-gria!  2017 Date: TBD Google Map

Sandra Feinstein – Gamm Theatre

Sandra Feinstein - Gamm Theatre172 Exchange St. Pawtucket RI 02860 401-723-4266 The Gamm presents plays of substance and distinction, acted with excellence and offered to the public in an intimate setting that allows the audience to be immersed fully in the ambiance of the production and the interchange between the actors themselves, and between the actors and the audience. Hosts weddings. Google Map

Seen Gallery

Screen Gallery38 East Ave. Pawtucket, RI  02860 401.475.2655  Focuses on emerging and established artists who explore contemporary issues in art. We have a particular interest in cultivating fresh talent and offering room for artists to innovate and collaborate. Founded in 2014, the space is directed by Domingo Monteiro and Priya Nadkarni. The gallery is located in the greater Providence area, in the heart of historic Pawtucket. Drawing inspiration from Rhode Island’s cosmopolitan makeup, SEEN Gallery nurtures a diverse group of artists living locally, nationally and abroad. Google Map

Slater Memorial Park

Slater Park825 Armistice Boulevard Pawtucket RI 02861 401-728-0500×257 Offers 18 picnic sites, tennis courts and ballfields, paddle boating (swan boats), gardens, dog park, walking paths, pony rides, the historic 1685 Daggett House and historic Looff Carousel, built in 1895. Pony rides for kids take place in the old zoo area that is now set up like a small farm. The Marconi Gardens, near the Armistice Boulevard entrance, is a popular spot for wedding photos, and include a footbridge and gazebo. Permits are required for photos. The Casino houses the RI Watercolor Society Art Gallery. 1 mile of trail in the Ten Mile River Greenway is open with an additional 1.5 mile segment from Slater Park to the Kimberly Ann Rock Athletic Fields in East Providence is substantially complete. Winter Wonderland, Haunted House and other events take place here. Google Map

Slater Mill Museum

Slater Mill Museum67 Roosevelt Ave., PO Box 696  Pawtucket, RI 02862  401-725-8638 Experience the birthplace of modern America. Try spinning and weaving in the Sylvanus Brown House, built in 1758 originally for the Jencks family. See waterpower run a 19th century machine shop in the Wilkinson Mill built in 1810 and hear the rumble of operating machinery in Slater Mill, built in 1793, where it all began. All educational programs are curriculum-based and can be adapted to learn objectives and capabilities of the group. Special programming available. Private visits can be designed especially for your needs. Tours available. Museum Shop, physically accessible and bus parking on-site. Hosts weddings with capacity of 130.  Music concerts are held throughout the year. Google Map
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St. Ann’s Cultural Center

St. Ann's Cultural Center84 Cumberland St., PO Box 79 Woonsocket, RI 02895 401-356-0713 St. Ann Arts & Cultural Center is Woonsocket’s own Sistine Chapel, with city ancestors looking down from the historic walls. Ornate stained glass and fresco paintings cover every wall of the restored building, now run as community-based non-profit.  Currently the center is open every Sunday with tours between 1 and 4. They serve dinners and do performances in the former church and in the basement below, which has a full bar (including liquor license) and a stage, complete with a large dressing room.  All of the facilities are available for rent, with accommodations for performances, special events, and weddings. Google Map

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

wpstpatricksb401.728.1682 Would you like to be in the parade?! Contact our parade coordinator Mary Duffy Messier to discuss the details. Phone: 401.728.1682 Want to place an ad in the annual parade advertising book? Contact Don Smith: 401.728.1398 General questions about the parade please contact Arthur Brunelle: 401.413.9505 2016 Date: March 4, 2016

Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre

P.O.Box 665, 329 Main St. Woonsocket RI 02895 401-762-4545 A beautiful 1,100 seat theatre, built in 1924 and currently undergoing the Blackstone Valley’s premier historic restoration campaign. Offers theatrical events, concerts, film series and children’s programs. To support the restoration project, call the theatre. Google Map

Summer Solstice Festival

Summer Solstice FestivalBlackstone River Theatre  Diamond Hill Park, Rte. 114, Cumberland, RI  02864 401-725-9272  Annual outdoor music festival featuring five stages focusing on Celtic and world music, dance and culture. There will also be craft and food vendors and a separate admission After Festival Music Session back at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, featuring all of the festival performers. 2016 Date: June 18  Google Map

Theatre Company of Rhode Island

Theatre Company of RI26 East Avenue Burrillville, RI 02830  401-568-4300×137  With a goal of bringing good theatre to Northern Rhode Island and making the theatre experience more accessible to more actors Michael Thurber started the Theatre Company of Rhode Island in 1984.  TCRI was founded as an educational theatre and with each performance the cast, crew and audience should learn something about what live theatre is all about. Google Map

Theatre Works, Inc.

Theatre Works42 Clinton St.  Woonsocket, RI 02895 401-766-1898  Local community theater group located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island which has provided quality entertainment for over twenty years. In 2006, Theatre Works prides itself on producing professional, quality, community theater and providing our patrons with a relaxing experience in a comfortable atmosphere. Google Map

Twin River New England Gaming Casino & Event Center

Twin River Casino100 Twin River Rd. Lincoln RI 02865 723-3200 877-82RIVER An exciting gaming, dining and entertainment destination, located in Lincoln, Rhode Island, just 45 minutes from Boston, Massachusetts and 10 minutes from Providence! It features over 4,700 slot machines, many virtual gaming options with Blackjack and Roulette tables and more! This unique gaming facility also hosts simulcasting of the best thoroughbred and greyhound racing from around the country, a 29,000+ sq. ft. Twin River Event Center with headline entertainment, free live music at the Lighthouse Bar, and signature cocktails at Blackstone Cigar Bar. Weddings are hosted at the Event Center. Google Map

Victorian Christmas Tours

victorianbHearthside House: 677 Great Road, Lincoln, RI  02865 401-726-0597  There’s no place like Hearthside at Christmas time. The house is decorated so beautifully that it is no wonder it was selected to be featured in Yankee Magazine, Worcester Living Magazine, and two books about “Christmas at Historic Houses.” Each year, volunteers spend weeks decorating to transform the mansion back to a turn-of-the-century Christmas. Visitors to Hearthside delight in the magic of a traditional Victorian Christmas as they enter the house and are greeted by our volunteers dressed in period attire. Each room is elaborately decorated with Victorian ornamentation of lace and gold, festive garlands, and countless poinsettias and many special personal touches brought in by the volunteers from their own holiday collections. The festive atmosphere is enhanced with live seasonal music, homemade cookies, and a gift shop stocked with holiday gifts. A special children’s holiday program is also scheduled each year. The amber glow of candlelight and the white lights of the gaily decorated trees add to the warmth of this beautiful home, making it a popular destination to visit after Christmas for candlelight tours during the vacation week before New Years. 2016 Event Dates: Self Guided Tours: December 4, 10, 11 and Self Guided Candlelight Tours: December 28 and 30th. Google Map

World War II Memorial State Park

World War 2 Memorial State Park2 Manchester Works State Rd. Woonsocket RI 02895 401-762-9717 (Location: Social St.)   The site of Woonsocket’s annual Autumnfest as well as many seasonal events, this park is unique in that it contains a pond with a freshwater beach right in the middle of the city. Facilities include freshwater swimming, picnicking, tennis, volleyball, horseshoes, concerts, ice skating and special events. It also contains a bathhouse, 2 tennis courts, 2 volleyball courts, 2 horseshoe courts, a playground, shuffle board, bandstand, first aid room, and an information office. Google Map