Your Weekend Must-Do's in RI

Can't-miss events and winter fun for all ages across the Ocean State


Running Now-March 3: URI Theatre Department presents The Wolves, where a girls indoor soccer team navigates life’s big questions like a pack of adolescent warriors.

February 22: Love and music is in the air for RI Philharmonic Orchestra’s The Romance of Rachmaninoff concert at The VETS in Providence. Featuring classics like “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” and Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique” performed by pianist Fabio Bidini.

February 22: Recreating the classic rock sounds of The Doobie Brothers,  get ready to rock out to The Doobie Others at Courthouse Center for the Arts in Kingston as they play favorite hits from “Black Water” to “Listen to the Music,” and more! 

February 22: Prepare for a hilarious evening as headlining comedian and Comedy Central star Nick Griffin takes the stage during the Winter Festival Comedy Show with special guest Ray Harrington, at Gurney’s Newport Resort.

February 22: Reserve your seat for the Winter Wine Dinner at George’s of Galilee, serving a four-course dinner with wine pairings. Sip and savor with a view of Block Island Sound.

February 23: Get ready for the return of The Providence Preservation Society Winter Bash, one of the city’s most anticipated themed fundraisers. The PPS is an active proponent for historic homes and landmarks in the city, and this annual party - one of the most highly attended and well-known in the state - helps them continue to advocate for the preservation of Providence’s beloved architecture. The bash will be held in the recently renovated historic Bomes Theatre. This year’s theme is Hollywood, so don your red carpet best for a night with the stars. 

February 23: Register for the Black and White Ball at Ocean House in Watch Hill, which benefits the Adult Day Center. It’s glitzy, it’s glamorous, and most importantly, it’s for a good cause.

February 23: Bristol’s Stone Church Coffee House, located at the First Congregational Church, hosts folk artist Vance Gilbert, known for catchy, pop-friendly melodies. Grab a ticket and a seat for the family-friendly performance.

February 23: Head to Middletown’s Sachuest Beach for The Newport Winter Festival’s Beach Polo match-up, presented by the Newport International Polo Series, and enjoy an exciting exhibition of horsemanship and stunning views as the ponies and players take to the sand.