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Providence Monthly Magazine ·

The Roger Williams Zoo Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular
Join your family and friends for this amazing fall tradition: A nighttime display of 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns all along our beautiful Wetlands Trail, with well over 100 of the pumpkins carved into veritable works of art. Beginning October 6. Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence. More info...

Pints for Pups
The only thing we love more than a good beer is our dog. Get out for Pints for Pups at the Foolproof Brewery to raise a glass, and some cash, for Paws New England. Friday. 7:30-9:30pm. 241 Grotto Avenue #1, Pawtucket. More info...

Abstracts and Artifacts
Tiverton Four Corners presents Abstracts and Artifacts, an exhibition featuring abstract art paired with classic and contemporary artifacts. Check out abstracts, sculpture, textiles and ancient relics combined with the work of exciting new artists. Saturday. 3848 Main Road, Tiverton. More info...

Newport Festa Italiana’s Festival-in-the-Park
Area vendors will be around showcasing their merchandise, and Calabria Bella will be gracing the park with their music. Saturday. 11am-4pm 100 Rhode Island Avenue, Newport. More info...

RISD Craft
Stroll through historic Benefit Street on the East Side and browse the original creations of over 100 RISD alumni and current students at RISD Craft. Saturday. Benefit Street (between Waterman and Hopkins Street), Providence. More info...

Southern New England Pumpkin Growers’ Annual Weigh-Off
Frerichs Farm is known for its enormous pumpkins. This year see the pumpkins get weighed and see which one is biggest. The happens in conjunction with their family-friendly Pumpkin Palooza. Saturday. 43 Kinnicutt Avenue, Warren. More info...

Guy Fawkes Bonfire Night Misquamicut Beach
The 19th annual Guy Fawkes Bonfire will take place on Misquamicut Beach. There will be plays, music and of course, a bonfire. Saturday. 7pm. Misquamicut Beach, Westerly. More info...

Rhody Fresh
Learn where your food comes from with Rhody Fresh and Cabot Creamery. The local dairy collaborative is hosting a farm tour at Emma Acres in Exeter, with free Rhody Fresh milk, apple cider and Cabot cheese samples, plus hayrides. Sunday. 143 Ten Rod Road, Exeter. More info...

PRONK
Pronk returns for another celebration of street music and activism. Marching bands from around the US - and some from beyond - will join community groups for a fun-filled day of great music and promoting social justice. It all starts in Burnside Park, followed by a parade through downtown towards the hurricane barrier. Monday. Burnside Park, Providence. More info...

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