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'Edgy' Pawtucket Arts Festival promises packed 2014 schedule
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Arts Festival has always been known as "a little edgier, a little more daring" than its counterparts across New England, say its organizers, and this year's 16th version... more

S.A.M.Fest joins this year's celebration

PAWTUCKET - Slater Mill will host S.A.M.Fest, Slater's Ar(t)chitecture and Manufacture Festivalon, on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7, in Hodgson Rotary Park at Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave.... more

Post-and-beam reproduction house with Echo Lake frontage

120 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Glocester
GLOCESTER - This handcrafted replica of an 18th-century home is the work of famed woodworker Armand LaMontagne, who's known worldwide for both his architectural masterpieces and his life-size wooden... more

Providence Folk Fest features two stages of music

PROVIDENCE - The first Providence Folk Festival will take place on Sunday, Sept. 7 at the Roger Williams National Memorial Park, 282 North Main St. The festival will feature two stages of acoustic-... more

Birds of prey descend upon Bristol at Audubon's Raptor Weekend

BRISTOL - The Audubon Society of Rhode Island will host its annual Raptor Weekend at the Audubon Environmental Education Center, 1401 Hope St., on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6-7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.... more

Escobar Farm corn maze open for the season

PORTSMOUTH - With eight acres of corn planted and a new design in place, the Escobar Corn Maze has opened for the season. The popular labyrinth, the largest maze in Rhode Island, features more than... more

Psychic medium Chip Coffey at Stadium Sept. 5

WOONSOCKET - Chip Coffey, an internationally acclaimed psychic, medium, paranormal investigator, speaker and writer, will appear at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, on Friday, Sept. 5, at 8 p... more

French Heritage Festival seeking crafters, artists and vendors

WOONSOCKET - The Northern Rhode Island Council of the Arts is now accepting space reservations for its annual French Heritage Festival to be held on Saturday, Sept. 6. Artists, crafters and vendors... more

Davenport's wins first place in Hearthside's pie competition

LINCOLN - It was the blueberry pie made by Davenport's Restaurant of Cumberland that won an overwhelming public vote to receive the Blue Ribbon for Best Pie at Hearthside House's 1904 World's Fair... more

The Greater Milford Community Chorus starts rehearsals, looking for new members

MILFORD, MASS. - The Greater Milford Community Chorus will begin rehearsals for its fall season on Sept. 3. Rehearsals will be held each Wednesday, from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m., at the Memorial Hall... more

'Greatness of Gospel' at Mixed Magic

PAWTUCKET - Mixed Magic Theatre presents its 7th annual "Greatness of Gospel: Our Roots Run Deep" on Friday, Aug. 29. The event features the Mixed Magic Theatre Exult Choir directed by Kim Pitts-... more

Stadium Theatre to hold recruitment night, Sept. 9

WOONSOCKET - The Stadium Theatre will be holding a recruitment night on Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. for those interested in volunteering. Learn about volunteer opportunities in the following... more

Young Actors Academy starts in September

WOONSOCKET - The Young Actors Academy, an 11-week hands-on theater experience for ages 5-18, will be held this fall at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square. Budding artists can learn about and... more

The Un-Common Theatre Company announces auditions for 'Seussical'

FOXBORO, Mass. - The Un-Common Theatre Company has announced auditions for its fall production of "Seussical" will take place on Sunday, Sept. 7, by appointment only. The production will feature a... more

The Three Tenors of R.I. in concert

PAWTUCKET - On Sunday, Sept. 7, the Three Tenors of Rhode Island will hold a concert at the German American Cultural Society, 78 Carter Ave., presented by Schubert-Lorelei S?§ngerchor, at 3 p.m. The... more

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State announces the annual Big Toast

NEWPORT - Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will hold its fourth annual Big Toast on Sept. 26 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The event is for those 21 and older and will feature... more

Fall Fest Family Field Day at Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club

HARRISVILLE - The Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club, 200 Brook Road, will hold a Fall Fest Family Field Day on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 10 am. to dusk. The day will be filled activities like honoring... more

Burrillville Arts and Crafts Fest is Sept. 13-14

BURRILLVILLE - The Burrillville Arts and Crafts Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the grounds of the Assembly Theatre... more

Blackstone Valley Community Chorus open call on Sept. 7

DOUGLAS, Mass. - The Blackstone Valley Community Chorus is a holding an open call for new and returning members for its 2014 fall and winter season. Open call will take place on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 6... more

Junior Providence Singers holding auditions for teens

EAST PROVIDENCE - The Junior Providence Singers are holding auditions on Wednesday, Sept. 3, and Thursday, Sept. 4, from 4 to 8 p.m., by appointment only, at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music... more

Re/Max agents gain top state rankings

Re/Max of New England announced that nearly 100 of its agents and teams have been named to the list of 2014 REAL Trends "America's Best Real Estate Agents" in partnership with Trulia, including the... more

RE/MAX's Halladay/Scotti real estate team named 'America's Best'

NORTH PROVIDENCE - RE/MAX of New England announced last week that the Halladay/Scotti Real Estate Team of RE/MAX Preferred in North Providence was ranked fifth in state rankings by sides for the 2014... more

Clark earns top rank from 'Real Trends' and Trulia

SAN FRANCISCO - The 2014 Real Trends and Trulia's America's Best Real Estate Agents list ranks The Nathan Clark Team of Smithfield as the number one real estate team in Rhode Island based on... more