80s Rock, Rides and Reptiles Come to Misquamicut for Fall Fest This Weekend

The annual Misquamicut Spring Fest got washed out by some terrible weather this year, but the Misquamicut Fallfest offers redemption this weekend.

Play ‘Four Legs to Stand On’ Supports Families Coping with Addiction

The play Four Legs to Stand On is a story about addiction and compassion, followed by an opportunity for Rhode Islanders to discuss the impact that alcohol and other drug abuse has had on their lives — and how they can support people in recovery. The Fall 2017 Tour of Four Legs to Stand presented…

Let an Expert Guide You Through the Best of Rhode Island Dining This Week

Providence Journal food editor Gail Ciampa has been the leading authority on Rhode Island dining for more than three decades, and she’s brought together many of her favorite restaurants at this week’s ProJo Critic’s Choice Award Food & Drink Event at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet.

Hascon Gets It On in Providence This Weekend

Hascon — Rhode Island based Hasbro’s version of ComicCon — debuts this weekend at the Rhode Island Convention Center and the Dunkin’ Donuts Center with interactive displays focusing on the diverse products produced by the world’s leading toy company, from Monopoly to Star Wars.

Paddy’s Beach Club is One of America’s Top Beach Bars

Paddy’s Beach Club in Misquamicut is loud, brash, and a whole lot of summer fun. With its foam parties, DJs pounding out EDM, and summer crowds of beach bros and babes up from the Tri-State Area, it’s not for everyone, but for our money this is the one can’t-miss beach bar in Rhode Island. Day…

South County is Casting a Wider Net for Visitors

Matunuck Oyster Bar founder Perry Raso has helped introduce experiential travel to South County with his oyster-raking outings, and new South County Tourism Council head Louise Bishop wants to see more of the same from others in the region — not just to attract experience-oriented Millennials, but tourists from as far away as China. My…

Roald Dahl’s Matilda Waltzes Into PPAC This Weekend

It’s girl power time in the city this weekend as the Providence Performing Arts Center presents Matilda, the musical stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s children’s novel about a mischievous but intelligent girl who uses her powers of telekinesis to get revenge on her neglectful parents and cruel schoolteachers. 

Bristol’s Annual British Motorcar Festival Rolls Into Town June 8-11

Bristol is a most American city — it’s home to one of the biggest and best Fourth of July celebrations in the country — but from June 8-11 this East Bay town will be hoisting the Union Jack as a fleet of Rolls Royces, Triumphs, and Jaguars (that’s pronounced “Jag-U-ar,” provincials) arrives for the annual…

Warm Up With the Misquamicut Spring Fest This Weekend

Despite the lack of sun and general warmth, it really is springtime on the calendar, which means it’s time to bundle up and get down to the beach and celebrate the annual Misquamicut Spring Fest.

Circus XTreme Puts an Xtraordinary Cap on a Century Plus of History

The Ringling Brother & Barnum & Bailey’s Circus held its last-ever performances as “The Greatest Show on Earth” in Providence last weekend. After over a century of history in showbiz, the circus, at last, has had its final act.