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November 23 - November 27

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Block Friday
Turn Black Friday into Block Friday when Block Island puts its own twist on post-Thanksgiving shopping. Find great deals in local shops, and be sure to see the famous Lobster Pot Tree lit up. Friday - Sunday. Various locations. More info...

Warren Holiday Festival
Warren is celebrating the season with its 28th annual Holiday Festival. Join Santa as he arrives atop a firetruck at the Baker Street Fire Museum. Friday-Saturday. Downtown Warren. More info...

Blithewold Decorated for Christmas
Head to Blithewold for its annual Christmas decorations. Find out more about the Van Wickle family, see the decorations, and make sure to stop by on a Friday for Sparkle! which brings a bonfire, marshmallow roasting, and fun for all the kids. Begins Friday. Various hours. 101 Ferry Road, Bristol. More info...

Santa’s Arrival in Westerly
Bring the Kids to welcome Santa, along with other holiday characters, as they ride into Dixon Square in Westerly on fire trucks. All children receive free coloring books and lollipops. Friday. 6-8pm. 4 High Street, Westerly. More info...

Record Store Day
Forget black friday. What Cheer? Records will celebrate Record Store Day. With sales on records, and limited release editions of your favorite albums, you can’t go wrong. Plus, there’s live music. Every audiophile needs to be there. Friday. 180 Angell Street, Providence. More info...

Small Business Saturday in Downcity

Shop local in Providence with the Downcity Merchant’s and Providence Flea joining to create Small Business Saturday. See Santa, hear some holly jolly music, and get a jump on that holiday shopping list. Saturday. 12-5pm. Westminster and Grant’s Block, Providence. More info...

Short Story Film Festival

The short story film festival returns for its 10th year. The festival is produced by RI’s MergingArts productions. See stories that make you laugh, cry and have it all be done in under six minutes. Saturday. AS220 Main Stage, 115 Empire Street, Providence. More info...

The Becky Chace Band
The band is back with a new album, Wire Girl. Catch the band’s live performance at T&T’s 133 Club, which is sure to include some cuts off the new record. Saturday. 9pm. 29 Warren Avenue, East Providence. More info...

10th Annual Tree Lighting
Head to the Looff Carousel for their annual Christmas tree lighting. Not only will the lights be beautiful but there will also be a visit from Santa. Sunday. 2-6pm. 700 Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside. More info...

Run with Mayor Jorge Elorza

Run off those Thanksgiving calories with the mayor of Providence. Runners of all skill levels are welcome. Sunday. 9am. 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence. More info...

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