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Yarn connoisseurs, knitting newbies welcome at 11th annual Knitting Weekend

PAWTUCKET – Whether you knitted all your Christmas gifts last year or have no idea what the word “skein” means, no experience is needed to enjoy the events at Old Slater Mill this weekend. As colors... more

Young people of RISE embrace production of ‘The Snow Queen’

WOONSOCKET – As the chairwoman of RISE Jr., Shannon McMillan had pitched “The Snow Queen” as the group’s junior production for the year. “I was not originally intended to direct the show,” said... more

Neon Valley Boys reunite at BRT Saturday

CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present a reunion concert with the bluegrass group Neon Valley Boys on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. The Neon Valley Boys will reunite 40... more

Enjoy the music of the ’50s with ‘Forever Plaid’ at the Stadium this weekend

WOONSOCKET – “Forever Plaid” returns to the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, on Saturday and Sunday, Jan 19-20. Once upon a time, there were four guys (Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie) who... more

Mixed Magic Theatre presents MLK event

PAWTUCKET – Mixed Magic Theatre will present a performance of a dramatized reading of Martin Luther King’s “Letter from the Birmingham City Jail” on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18 and 19, at 7:30 p.m... more

Blood moon on the rise

SCITUATE – Just before midnight on the evening of Sunday, Jan. 20, the moon will turn red in the sky during the astronomical event, the Super Blood Wolf moon eclipse. A lunar eclipse occurs when the... more

AFGS to host free photo preservation workshop

WOONSOCKET – The American-French Genealogical Society will host a free workshop to help individuals identify and preserve old photographs on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 1:30 p.m., at the AFGS Franco-American... more

Brand new contemporary available on Nate Whipple Highway

CUMBERLAND – Despite being set on a “highway,” this custom-built contemporary sits back off the road on just over two acres of private land. “This is not your typical home in a development,” Century... more

Celebrate the new year with free trees

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. – Local residents can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January. By becoming a part of the nonprofit Arbor... more

Williams Chorale announces auditions

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The Williams Chorale will hold open auditions on Wednesday, Jan. 23 and 30, 7:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 20 Hoppin Hill Ave., corner of Routes 1, 1A and 120.... more

Learn about historic ties between Rhode Island, Charleston and the West Indies at Linden Place

BRISTOL – Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol, will hold a lecture on the historic ties between Rhode Island, Charleston and the West Indies on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. The lecture will... more

Local eco groups bring ‘The Devil We Know’ to Providence

PROVIDENCE – Climate Action Rhode Island, Clean Water Action, The Savvy Women’s Alliance Providence Chapter, Toxics Action Center, Conservation Law Foundation and The Whale Guitar Project come... more

Stadium Theatre presents Eagles tribute

WOONSOCKET – Celebrate the legacy of The Eagles with a tribute by Another Tequila Sunrise at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, on Friday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. Another Tequila Sunrise: the... more

Theatre by the Sea to hold auditions for summer season

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Theatre By The Sea announces equity and non-equity adult auditions for its 2019 summer season. The theater is seeking actors, dancers and singers. Performers must be available for... more

DiMucci to perform in Lincoln on Jan. 27

LINCOLN – Tenor Michael DiMucci will present Singin’ and Swingin’ Sunday, a concert of tunes from the crooners of jazz, blues and standards, at The Blackstone Valley Historical Society, 1873... more