Farmers' Markets all around Blackstone, knitting in public and funny folks in Pawtucket, Woonsocket walking tours, and more!

 

 

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CULTURE

 

 

Burrillville Farmers' Market

 

Thursdays: 4:15 - 7: 15 PM @ Burrillville Town Common

 

Saturdays: 9:30 - 12:30 PM @ Stillwater Mill Pavillion

 

runs through October

 

From the expected to the unexpected, they have it all! Fresh beef, honey, baked goods, eggs, cut flowers, plants, wool, entertainment, children’s programs, educational literature and guest experts — each market brings something new and different. Come see what’s growing on in their town!

 

Stillwater Mill Pavillion

180 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville

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Worldwide Knit In Public Day

 

June 9th, 10 AM - 4 PM

 

There is no better place to gather in celebration of the fiber arts than at the birthplace of the contemporary textile industry in America, Slater Mill.

 

Over the course of the day, visitors will have the option to take part in numerous events.

 

Slater Mill

67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket

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Historic Walking Tour of Woonsocket

 

Saturdays through August 25th

@ 10 AM

 

Museum of Work & Culture is offering walking tours of Historic Woonsocket that will lead groups along the banks of the Blackstone and Main Street, explaining how the river influenced the birth of the Industrial Revolution and how, in turn, the mills environmentally impacted the river.

 

Museum of Work & Culture

42 S. Main St., Woonsocket

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Seven Cedars Farmers' Market

 

Saturdays, 10 AM - 2 PM

 

Runs through September

 

There are several different vendors selling a variety of products at the farmers market each and every week!

 

Some of the products sold will be: vegetables, jams, doughboys, salsa, pies, specialty plants and flowers, cupcakes, a variety of crafts, and more!

 

Seven Cedars Farm

10 John Mowry Rd., Smithfield

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THEATRE & COMEDY

 

 

Todd Barry

 

June 7th @ 7:30 PM

 

Come see the always hilarious Todd Barry on his 30th Anniversary Crowd Work Tour!

 

The Met

1005 Main St., Pawtucket

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"Blithe Spirit"

 

June 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th @ 7:30 PM

June 10th & 17th @ 2 PM

 

This much-revived classic from the playwright of Private Lives offers up fussy and cantankerous novelist Charles Condomime who is remarried but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife.



RISE Playhouse

142 Clinton St., Woonsocket

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I'm Afraid

 

June 8th @ 8 PM

 

Afraid is an hour-long comedy journey into the heart of one man’s anxiety; But wait, there’s more! You – the audience – determine the shape and content of the show by sharing a teensy-tiny bit of your own fear in our warm, safe Wage House environment surrounded by (strictly metaphorical) emotional support animals. 

 

Wage House Improv Comedy

560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket

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Heritage Ballet

 

June 9th @ 7 PM

 

Heritage Ballet presents...An Evening of Dance



Stadium Theatre

28 Monument Sq., Woonsocket

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MUSIC

 

 

John Muratore

 

June 10th @ 2 PM

 

Come see John Muratore perform solo classical guitar of Spanish composers at the monthly Music At The Farm Concert Series

 

Grace Note Farm

969 Jackson Schoolhouse Rd., Pascoag

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Harvey Garbage + The Flowers

 

June 10th @ 8 PM

 

A rock'n'roll triple feature dream bill

with friendly, extended sets from

Harvey Garbage + The Flowers (“Submodern Skronk” EP release show!), Cherry Pit and Super Natural II



News Cafe

43 Broad St., Pawtucket

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BLACKSTONE VALLEY TOURISM COUNCIL EVENTS

 

 

Explorer River Tours

 

Every Sunday afternoon

through June 24th at this location

Your 50-min guided journey uncovers the serenity and beauty found along the Blackstone River. Learn about this interesting landscape…enjoy a chance glimpse at the river wildlife that inhabits this tight urban area…and discover why this geography attracted settlers and industries to the Blackstone Valley!

 

Central Falls Landing

15 Madeira Ave., Central Falls

 

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Blackstone Valley Heritage Golf Tournament

 

June 11th @ 11:30 AM

 

A great day of golfing & networking all to benefit youth environmental education programs in Rhode Island's Blackstone Valley.

 

Your registration includes: 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, sirloin steak dinner, a gift bag, and chances at great prizes! Plus, you'll have an option to play with a RE/MAX World Long Drive Finalist for a chance at a golf getaway to Pebble Beach!

 

Crystal Lake Golf Club

100 Broncos Hwy., Burrillville

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Blackstone Culinaria - Laura's Bar & Grill

 

June 20th @ 6 PM

 

Join Blackstone Culinaria at Laura's new location in Smithfield! We'll enjoy their private room for a sampling menu of some of their American pub-style favorites and a special Sangria-making demo...with sampling of course ;)

 

Seating is very limited! Get your tickets today

 

Laura's Bar & Grill

945 Douglas Pike, Smithfield

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