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September is the month to ‘GO’ in the Blackstone Valley

2nd annual program highlights 75 local activities
BLACKSTONE VALLEY – With some 79 tours, walks, paddles, festivals and other activities, autumn is a great time to get out and explore the Blackstone Valley, and in 2016, visitors and locals can plan... more

September highlights from the Audubon Society

SMITHFIELD – Learn all about local mushrooms from an expert, enjoy a wildflower walk or come along and discover fall migration with Audubon Society of Rhode Island. Unless noted, registration is... more

Paint for a Purpose fundraiser in Lincoln

LINCOLN – The Holiday Retirement Home of Manville, in partnership with Paint The Town Studios of Cranston, will host a Paint for a Purpose fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event... more

Secret Garden Tour in Newport

NEWPORT – Benefactors of the Arts will host its September Secret Garden Tour “On and Off the Avenue” Friday-Sunday, Sept. 9-11. In addition, tickets are now available for this tour of some of the... more

See Agatha Christie’s ‘Black Coffee’ at Granite Theatre

WESTERLY – Renaissance City Theatre Inc., the producing entity at the Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St., announces the opening Agatha Christie’s “Black Coffee.” The show opens Friday, Sept. 9 Thursdays... more

Folk Art Quilt Show at South County Museum Sept. 16-18

NARRAGANSETT – The 31st annual Folk Art Quilt Show will be held at South County Museum, 115 Strathmore St., Friday-Sunday, Sept. 16-18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to an exhibit of heirloom... more

Display your collection at the Woonsocket Historical Society

WOONSOCKET – Are you a collector? Do you collect salt and pepper shakers, old bottles, pocketbooks, matchbooks, depression glass, jewelry or anything else? Would you like people to see your... more

Beatlejuice pays tribute to the Beatles at the Stadium Theatre

WOONSOCKET – For more than 17 years, Beatlejuice has been giving Beatles fans their Fab 4 fix and on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. the group will perform at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square.... more

39th annual R.I. Heritage Day Festival is this Saturday

PROVIDENCE – The 39th annual R.I. Heritage Day Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, at Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main St., from noon to 5 p.m. Admission to the family event is... more

Annual Settlers’ Day in Lincoln Sept. 18

LINCOLN – Manville Sportsmen’s Rod and Gun Club, 250 High St., will hold its annual Settlers’ Day event on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will features rifle and pistol shooting,... more

Ocean State Theatre holding open auditions for teen actors

WARWICK – Ocean State Theatre Company announces open auditions for its OSTeenCo program, which provides an opportunity for teenage actors to benefit from a professional theater experience,... more

Annual Green Festival set for Sept. 10 in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – The Pascoag Utility District and The Town of Burrillville’s Parks and Recreation Department will be holding its 10th annual Green Festival on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m... more

July home sales soar in Rhode Island

Pending sales lose momentum
WARWICK – Once again, home sales statistics released by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors showed Rhode Island’s latest monthly sales volume eclipsing all records. The number of single-family... more

Taste of the Ocean State fundraiser set for Oct. 6

CRANSTON – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State’s sixth annual food and drink tasting, The Big Toast!, will be held Thursday, Oct. 6, at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. The event features more than... more

West Bay Chorale begins its 37th concert season

CRANSTON – The West Bay Chorale will begin its 37th season with a new and returning member welcome and rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 12, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All voice types and levels are welcome... more

Cumberland-Lincoln Community Chorus will hold open house

LINCOLN – The Cumberland-Lincoln Community Chorus, under the direction of Judith Lynn Stillman, will hold open house events on Tuesdays, Sept. 13 and 20, 6 p.m., at Wesley United Methodist Church, 55... more

Whitman House hosts dinner show fundraiser Sept. 17

LINCOLN – The Historic Valentine Whitman House, 1147 Great Road, is now accepting reservation for its dinner and show fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. The theme for the event is “Swing... more

Children invited to Fairy Adventures at Proctor Mansion Sept. 10

WRENTHAM, Mass. – Proctor Mansion Inn, 36 Common St., invites children ages 4-10 to a Fairy Adventures event on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. Children will create their own fairy house,... more

Calendar photo contest entries due Sept. 10

GLOCESTER – Northwest Rhode Island Supporters of Open Space is seeking entries for a calendar photo contest. The 12 winning entries will be featured in the NRISOS 2017 wall calendar, “Celebrating... more

Take a Harvest Moon Walk on Sept. 19

EAST PROVIDENCE – Join the Ten Mile River Watershed Council, East Providence Conservation Commission, Rhode Island land Trust Council, and Blackstone Valley National Heritage Corridor their annual... more

Blackstone Lions Club will host annual car show

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone Lions club will hold its annual Car Show at Daniels Farm, 286 Mendon St., on Sunday, Sept. 18, from noon to 3 p.m. Registration for owners will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.... more

Psychic Faire will benefit homeless dogs

SEEKONK, Mass. – PAWS New England will hold a Psychic Faire on Saturday, Sept. 10, from noon to 5 p.m., at Seven Arrows Farm, Oakhill Avenue, to raise funds for abandoned, stray and neglected dogs... more

Granite Theatre announces auditions for ‘A Christmas Carol – The Musical’

WESTERLY – Renaissance City Theatre Inc., the producing entity at the Granite Theatre of Westerly, will be holding auditions for the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol – The Musical” on Monday, Sept... more

Angelcat rescue seeks vendors for holiday fair

PLAINVILLE, Mass. –Angelcat Haven Feline Rescue is seeking crafters and vendors for its 10th annual craft/vendor holiday fair scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the North... more