presented by the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. For tickets and information, call 401-421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org .
in Slater Memorial Park, Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket, 4-8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 11. More than 500 illuminated, decorated trees. Heated entertainment tent with performers from local school groups, dance studios, and choral groups. Visit with Santa, enjoy hayrides, train rides, a talking snowman, face painting, children’s craft tables, a food court, and 25-cent rides on the Looff Carousal. Visit www.winterwonderlandpawtucket.com for a full schedule of events.
Join Save the Bay on Saturdays and Sundays for a cruise out to Rose Island to view the harbor seals that winter in Narragansett Bay. Reservations required. Call 401-324-6020 or visit savebay.org. Bowen’s Ferry Landing, Newport.
to benefit the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, every Saturday 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine. Call 401-765-4174 for information. Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket.
8:15 am to 9:15 am
All-Levels yoga at the North Providence Pool and Fitness Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. The cost is $7 for fitness center members and $10 for non-members. Non-residents are welcome. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the fitness center at 401-353-7007.
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
at Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St, Pawtucket. Features over 80 vendors selling their locally grown products, including vegetables, apples, cranberries and other produce; seafood, meats, poultry, and eggs; artisanal cheeses, breads, gluten-free, prepared foods and food trucks; flowers, plants, wreaths and more. Visit www.farmfresh.org .
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Georgiaville Baptist Church, 100 Farnum Pike, Smithfield [Map]
The event offers a variety of home-baked Christmas cookies, with proceeds from the sales going to support the Sunday School and other programs at Georgiaville Baptist Church.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
St. Thomas Church, 1 Smith Ave., Greenville [Map]
St. Thomas Church will host its annual Christmas Cookie Sale. There will be many different home-baked, festive cookies, sold by the tray or by the pound. Come early for the best selection.
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland [Map]
Friends Bookstore at the Cumberland Public Library offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted.
For information: Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions.
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
at the Blackstone Public Library, 86 Main St., Blackstone. A wide variety of homemade cookies will be available for $7 per pound. The library will provide the cookie containers. In addition, a selection of specialty treats will also be available for purchase, including a homemade gingerbread house that will be raffled off. Christmas prints will also be for sale. Cash or check only. Call 508-883-1931.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
at Scouter’s Hall, 13 Main Street, Slatersville. WeeKid’s creations based on the theories of famous artists including Vincent van Gogh, Jackson Pollock, Kandinsky and Picasso. Art exhibit items on display and for purchase by donation. Refreshments and baked goods will be available. $2 admission per person. All proceeds to benefit the North Smithfield Animal Shelter. Call 401-769-8563.
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
at Christ Church, 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Every Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 401-725-1920.
is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Admission is free for veterans and students. Call 401-222-9025.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Gen. Nathanael Greene Homestead, 50 Taft St., features tours, live holiday music and refreshments. Free for members; $5 for adults and $3 for children. Visit www.nathanaelgreenehomestead.org .
Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville [Map]
Greenville Public Library will host its 2nd annual “An Afternoon of Fun with Santa” along with its Friends of the Greenville Public Library Holiday Raffle. Raffle winners will be drawn on Dec. 10 at the event (winners do not need to be present). Raffle tickets will be available for $1 per ticket, $5 for six tickets, and $10 for 12 tickets.
For information: For more information, call 401-949-3630.
a traditional panto performance that will thrill children and delight adults with sing-alongs and audience participation, satire and double entendres. Presented by Franklin Performing Arts at the Black Box Theatre, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass., Saturday at 2 p.m, and Sunday at 2 and 6:30 p.m. Visit www.fpaconline.com .
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
at the Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent St., Providence. An afternoon of caroling with the Very Merry Dickens Carolers, holiday cookies, crafting and more. Visit www.rihs.org .
presents a holiday concert at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton Street, Woonsocket. Free and open to all.
Howland Barn, Hope [Map]
The Hope Historical Society will host its annual Christmas party. All are welcome to attend.
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
at the historic Hearthside House, 677 Great Road, Lincoln, 4-7 p.m. Tour this 200-year-old mansion that’s decorated for the holidays. Enjoy the sounds of the season and capture memories with a picture taken with a Victorian-style Santa Claus. Admission $10 adults, $5 youth 10 and above and members, and free for those under 10. Also, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2-6 p.m. Call 401-726-0597 or visit www.hearthsidehouse.org .
Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket. Displaying a wide range of mediums, styles, and themes, the exhibition shows the diversity and sophistication of the Massachusetts/Rhode Island regional fiber arts community.
featuring the “Hallelujah” chorus, presented by the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, along with the Providence Singers, and guest soloists, at The Vets Auditorium, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. Tickets $15-$89. Visit www.riphil.org or call 401-248-7000.
presented by the Warwick Symphony Orchestra, featuring selections from Handel’s “Messiah” with the University of Rhode Island Concert Choir and the Rhode Island High School Honors Choir at St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center, 84 Cumberland St., Woonsocket. Tickets $15 adults, $12 seniors, from for ages 12 and under. No tickets at the door. Visit www.stannartsandculturalcenter.org .
presented by the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse. They will explore both the Christian and pagan traditions surrounding the Winter Solstice. at Franklin's First Universalist Society Meeting House, 262 Chestnut St. in Franklin, Mass.; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Beverages and desserts will be available. Tickets are $25. Call 508-528-2541 or visit www.circlefolk.org .
will be presented at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, R.I., on Saturday at 8 p.m. and also on Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $24 day of show. Performers include Pendragon, Atwater-Donnelly, Tir Na Nog Irish Dancers, Swamp Meadow Victorian Carolers and more. For reservations call, 401-725-9272.