Weekend Best Bets

September 29 - October 2

East Side Monthly Magazine ·

15th Annual Signature Chefs Auction
March of Dimes will host their 15th annual signature chefs auction where you can indulge in cuisine created by some of the best chefs around Rhode Island. Take part in the live and silent auctions as you munch on delicious dishes, all for a great cause. Thursday. 836 Warwick Neck Avenue, Warwick. More info...

History Herb and Hike
Join Historic New England and a professional herbalist for a walk through Casey Farm and its beautiful, wooded trails. Discover the history of this landscape from the seventeenth century to today. Learn about the farm's wide variety of herbs and their benefits. Saturday. 10am. 2325 Boston Neck Road, Saunderstown. More info...

Cable Car Cinema and Cafe 40th Anniversary
Cable Car will celebrate its 40th birthday with 24 hours of movies from 1976. Schedule can be found online. Saturday - Sunday. 204 South Main Street, Providence. More info... 

Kayak For Life
Join the American Cancer Society and Narrow River Kayaks for Kayak For Life. Bring your own Kayak or rent one and enjoy a Saturday on the water. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Saturday. 9 am. 94 Middlebridge Road, Narragansett. More info...

42nd Annual Harvest Festival

Kick off the harvest season with an old-fashioned fair that’ll be fun for the whole family at the Norman Bird Sanctuary. There will be beer and food, local artisans, vendors, and activities for kids. Saturday. 10am-5pm. 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown. More info... 

Wakefield RiverFest Oktoberfest Celebration

An annual RI fall tradition, four years running! This year's festive family-friendly event is full of award-winning food, local breweries, music, games, and entertainment. Enjoy evening RiverFire, and loads of family friendly activities all day, rain or shine. Saturday. 12 - 9pm. Main Street, Wakefield. More info...

8th Annual Afrika Nyaga Drum & Dance Festival
Co-produced by Sidy Maiga and the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, this event showcases the music and dance of Africa and the diaspora. Performances by Afriamanding & Sidy Maiga – a PVD FEST headliner from 2016 – as well as dancers, storytellers, and more! Burnside Park will be activated with music, dance, food, storytelling and activities for all ages. Saturday. 1-5pm. Burnside Park, Providence. More info...

Magnolia Cajun Band
Known for their upbeat folksy music Magnolia Cajun Band plays Sandywoods Center for the Arts. Sandywoods is BYOB and BYOF (food). Saturday. Doors at 7pm. 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. More info...

Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope Weekend

The city turns pink for the Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope Weekend in honor of those affected by breast cancer. Get inspired as the community joins for the Northeast’s largest breast cancer event featuring entertainment and food, a health expo, and a walk/run series for the whole family. Saturday-Sunday. Various locations and times. More info...

Pups on the Patio

Join the Providence Animal Rescue League (PARL) for their Pups on the Patio event at Union Station Brewery. Dogs are welcome and there will be giveaways, $5 beers and plenty of pooches. Proceeds go to benefit PARL. Sunday. 36 Exchange Terrace, Suite 2, Providence. 2 - 4pm. More info...

TOUCH/ed
TOUCH/ed is a multimedia performance that explores touch as it relates to a diagnosis of disease. TOUCH/ed will be hosted by The Wilbury Theatre Group as a Fundraiser to support the fight against Cancer. The net proceeds will be donated to a cancer charity that you will help select – you will vote for your choice on the ticket website. Monday. 7pm. 393 Broad Street, Providence. More info...

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