Category Archives: Rhode Island

RI: Dragon Boat Racing & Taiwan Day Festival in Blackstone Valley

 Pawtucket, RI Exit 29:  Now in its 18th year, the Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival is an extraordinary event for the whole family to enjoy.  Join the thousands of people who attend each year for … Continue reading

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RI: Five Days of Dance, Storytelling, Music and Theater at Providence’s Fringe Fest

Providence, RI Exit 20: Providence’s 4th annual Fringe Festival, FRINGEPVD 2017 – will be held July 24-29, 2017 and it has grown rapidly since it started. The Providence Fringe Festival (FRINGEPVD) is open to anyone who wants to produce their … Continue reading

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RI: Father’s Day: Spend Quality Time with Dad on Scenic Boat Tour Around Providence

Providence, RI Exit 2: How about visiting Providence this Father’s Day and partaking in it from a new angle; by getting out on the water. This year, treat dad to a gift that will leave a lasting impression: a fun, … Continue reading

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RI: Real Human Bodies Teach You About Your Body Inside and Out

Providence, RI Exit 22ABC: Experience your body like never before at the Body Worlds Vital traveling exhibition, seen by over 40 million visitors around the globe. and now on display at the Providence Museum Gallery at the Rhode Island Convention Center. … Continue reading

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RI: Stargazing Nights at Frosty Drew Observatory

Charlestown, CT Exit 92: If you’re looking for that fun science thing to do, or just want to get out under the stars and marvel at the stunning stars cape overhead, then this is your chance to be astonished with … Continue reading

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RI: Sip Wine on a Venetian Gondola While Mesmerized by Fire Sculpture

Providence, RI Exit 22A: Prepare to see Providence, RI as you have never seen it before. Providence’s signature event is WaterFire, a captivating urban art installation, with over 80 sparkling bonfires lit in unison on the three rivers in downtown. … Continue reading

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RI: See a Working Cotton Gin at Slater Mill

Pawtucket, RI Exit Exit 28N or 29S: Slater Mill Living History Museum – In 1789, 21-year-old Samuel Slater left England with some knowledge of textile machinery, having been a manager in the Arkwright Mills in Derbyshire. With financial support from Moses … Continue reading

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RI: Providence Children’s Film Festival

Providence, RI Exit 22: The 7th annual Providence Children’s Film Festival takes place February 6-21, 2016 at multiple venues within walking distance of downtown Providence, presenting an array of independent and international children’s cinema to inspire, delight, educate, and connect … Continue reading

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RI: Pawtucket Comes Alive with Dragon Boats and Chinese Folk Art

Pawtucket, RI Exit 28: Since its inception in 2000, Rhode Island’s Chinese Dragon Boat Races and Taiwan Day Festival draws thousands of spectators each year. The event is composed of dragon boat races for professional and amateur teams. Each dragon boat crew consists of 20 … Continue reading

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RI: Free Art Gallery Night in Providence

Providence, RI Exit 22: On the 3rd Thursday of the month, from March through November, galleries across Providence open their doors. This free event celebrates all sorts of art from contemporary multi-media installations to one-of-a-kind functional artworks. Gallery Night offers free, … Continue reading

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