every Saturday and Sunday through April 24, plus school vacation days, depart from Bowen's Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport. Tickets $22 adults, $17 seniors and ages 3-12 for one-hour tours; and $42 and $32 for two-hour tours that include a visit to the Rose Island Lighthouse. Binoculars provided, or bring your own. Call 401-203-7325 or visit www.savebay.org/seals to check for tour times.
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.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Greenville Baptist Church Thrift Shop, 582 Putnam Pike, Greenville [Map]
The Greenville Baptist Church Thrift Shop will host a bag sale.
For information: For more information, call Kathy at 401-949-1134.
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.
at Christ Church parish hall, 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln, every Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 401-725-1920
Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket [Map]
"Christmas in the Movies" features scenes from "White Christmas," "The Polar Express," "Home Alone," and "The Muppets Christmas Carol.;" live music by the Stadium Theatre Holiday Band and the Rhythm Room; Broadway-style dance numbers and an appearance by Channel 12 meteorologist Tony Petrarca. Tickets $21 to $26. Call the box office at 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre.com .
at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Features The Eastern Medicine Singers, John Fuzek, Robbie O'Connell, Pendragon, Grant Maloy Smith, Ed Sweeney, and The Vox Hunters. Admission is $20. The silent auction begins at 6:30 p.m. and continues at intermission. For reservations, call 401-725-9272 or visit www.riverfolk.org for information.
The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra will present Handel’s Messiah, featuring soprano Katrina Galka, countertenor Gerrod Pagenkopf, tenor Jesse Darden, and bass-baritone Erik Van Heyningen, at the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, 30 Fenner St. Providence. Free parking. General Admission: $30; advance: $27: seniors $24; students $10 with ID. Call 401-521-5670, www.ricco.org .