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Saturday, March 1, 2014

(All day)
at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, Mass. See the entire maple sugar-making process, from tapping trees to sugaring off, and learn how maple sugar was used in early New England. Enjoy a scavenger hunt and demonstrations of different tapping techniques, including traditional Native American methods, early 19th-century New England techniques, 20th century metal buckets, and contemporary tubing. Costumed historians will also cook period foods made with maple products by the hearth at the Village’s Freeman Farm. Saturdays and Sundays, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., through March 30. Visit www.osv.org for ticket prices and information.
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Greenville Baptist Church, 582 Putnam Pike, Greenville [Map]
The Greenville Baptist Church Thrift Shop will host a bag sale.
For information: For more information, call the church at 401-949-1134
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, Cumberland [Map]
meets at Calvin Presbyterian Church on the first Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. All men of all ages are welcome to share in food, faith and fellowship.
9:30 am
at the Hayden Center at Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, open every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Used books, CDs and DVDs for sale. Also open Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cumberland Public Library.
12:00 pm
steps off at noon, rain, snow or shine, from McCoy Stadium at Columbus Avenue and Division Street, and ends in front of Pawtucket City Hall on Roosevelt Avenue. 5K road race precedes the parade, and public party follows. Details at www.pawtucketstpatsparade.com .
2:00 pm
celebrating Mardi Gras at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $10 in advance / $12 on the day of the show. For reservations or information, call 401-725-9272.
6:00 pm
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI [Map]
featuring Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, Leroy Thomas & Zydeco Roadrunners, and the Hot Tamale Brass Band. Non-stop live music, dancing and food, as well as an auction to benefit VSA Arts Rhode Island, 6 p.m. to midnight. Costume optional; but $250 grand prize offered for best costume. Admission $40. Visit www.mardigrasri.com .
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Lincoln High School cafeterias, 135 Old River Road, Lincoln [Map]
Featuring dozens of local restaurants and bakeries serving samples of their most popular dishes. The LHS Jazz Band will perform. Silent auction and raffle items available, with the grand prize of a $3,000 Samsung TV package. Tickets cost $10 either in advance or at the door. Proceeds benefit the LHS PACT Scholarship Fund and PACT programs.
For information: For tickets, call 401-334-7500, ext. 1151 or 1162.
7:00 pm
The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI [Map]
a funny and touching memoir written by and starring Chazz Palminteri, who brings 18 characters to life depicting a young boy's life and his coming-of-age story. Tickets $35-$55.
8:00 pm
Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, RI [Map]
Enjoy award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques in a show of breathtaking skill and beauty. Tickets $26, $31, $36. Visit www.stadiumtheatre.com or call 401-762-4545.
8:30 pm
Every Saturday at the Amvets Post 33, 142 North Bend St., Pawtucket.
8:30 pm
Every Saturday at the Amvets Post 33, 142 North Bend St., Pawtucket.