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Warren’s Art Night
Take the guided trolley tour or grab a handbill and guide yourself, Bristol and Warren are featuring their Art Night. Gallery exhibitions, open studios, art-friendly businesses and live music accompany the night. This is the last one of the season, so don’t miss. Thursday. 5:30pm. 125 Thames Street, Bristol. More info...

Halloween Monster Mash at Providence City Hall
Providence City Hall and Mayor Elorza will host Halloween Monster Mash, a family friendly free party for youth. This year the festivities include a dance party, costume contest with celebrity guest judges, a presentation on Halloween safety by the Providence Police Department, a spooky appearance by BIG NAZO Creature-Characters and of course, candy! Friday. 5:30-7:30pm. 25 Dorrance Street, Providence. (3rd floor)

Shelter Arcade Bar: A Frightmare on Dike Street
A massive Halloween party for all us arcade nerds! Come out in your best cosplay and compete to win a bar tab for the night - the costume party will be free to enter and the winner gets a $25 bar tab. Friday. 7pm. 111 Dike Street, Providence. More info...

InHouse Studios Album Release Party
Join AS220 and InHouse Studios as they have a spooky concert to celebrate their album release. With acts like DAP and the Contract, you're sure to get an amazing night of entertainment. Costume contests, free photoboth and plenty of entertainment all around. Friday. 8pm. 115 Empire Street, Providence. More info...

Fortress of Nightmares
As Halloween approached, Fort Adams is starting to look scary. Head over as it transforms into the Fortress of Nightmares, featuring four spooky attractions. Escape zombies, hunt the paranormal, and hopefully live to tell the tale. Friday-Sunday. 7-10pm. 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport. More info...

Autumn Artisan Craft Festival
Do you enjoy one-of-a kind handcrafted items? The Autumn Artisan Craft Festival is for you. Special crafts and art from vendors all over New England. Saturday. 9am-3pm. 63 Federal Road, Barrington. More info...

Spooky Storytime and Haunted Art in the Park
Join as guest authors and artists read and perform their seasonally themed work, and don’t forget to dress up for the Halloweenie Dance Party and Costume Parade. Saturday. 10:30am-1:30pm. Burnside Park, Providence. More info...

Wickford Village Halloween Weekend
Wickford Village gets creepy and kooky this Halloween weekend. Go hunting for ghosts on Saturday, march in the annual Horribles Parade on Sunday. Monday evening provides trick or treating at participating businesses. Saturday - Monday. Various times. More info...

Cirque Mechanics
FirstWorks presents Cirque Mechanics at the Vets for an evening of amazing entertainment. This one-of-a-kind show has been described as the “greatest contribution to the American circus since Cirque du Soleil” by Spectacle magazine. Saturday. 7:30pm. One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. More info...

Spooky Zoo
Looking for daytime activities to get into the Halloween spirit? The Spooky Zoo tradition at Roger Williams Park Zoo features fun seasonal activities including trick-or-treat stations, pumpkin treats, pumpkin carving and costumed characters. Saturday-Sunday. 10am-3pm. 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence. More info...

Boo Bash
Kids and families come in costume and have a blast exploring a host of bewitching activity stations during Providence Children's Museum's annual hands-on Halloween bash. Sunday. 11:00am - 2:00pm. 100 South Street, Providence. More info...

Tour de Tentacle

Inspired by the arcane writing of H.P. Lovecraft, this bike-based quest around the city of Providence will require you and your teammates to solve puzzles, fight (or help) monsters, and ultimately, to save the city from annihilation. The odyssey will take you to many of the city’s most historic sites, such as the Arcade, the Athenaeum, and the Columbus Theater. Sunday. 2:00-6:00pm. 65 Weybosset Street, Providence. More info...

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