Your Weekend Must-Do's in RI

Can't-miss fun for everyone across the Ocean State


Available Daily: It may be winter, but you can still enjoy sweeping views of Providence and specialty cocktails on a rooftop, thanks to the heated outdoor igloos at the city’s trendy dining destination, Mare Rooftop. Savor tasty selections from their special Igloo Menu, featuring gourmet hot drinks like cider and spiked coffee, plus chilled or hot bites and treats. 

March 1-2: The Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. comes to Comedy Connection with thought-provoking humor and a successful background in on-air comedy. 

March 1-31: Over 25 restaurants participate during RI Food Fight’s #BestSandwichRI Showdown. Purchase your foodie passport, sample, and vote for what you think is the state’s best signature sandwich. Last year’s winner: Sandwich Hut – who will reign champion in 2019? 

March 1-31: Visitors of all ages are invited to Linden Place Mansion in Bristol to view Extraordinary Women of the East Bay; a special exhibition that recognizes and celebrates sixty women who have made a difference in their communities - Barrington, Bristol, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, and Warren.  

March 2: James Taylor and special guest Bonnie Raitt take over The Dunk with the hits that earned them both a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and multiple Grammys. 

March 2: Get your green thumb ready for spring by attending the URI Garden Symposium and learn the best gardening practices from master gardeners. 

March 2-31: Explore Wickford Harbor with Fish’n Tales Seal Watching Tours, offered every weekend in March.

March 3: The spirit of Benny’s lives on as The Empire Revue presents “Benny’s: The Musical,” performing at AS220. The play explores the story of Benny’s founders, The Bromberg family, and the community that shaped the Rhode Island institution. 

March 3: Greenwich Odeum welcomes two-time Grammy winner Rickie Lee Jones to showcase her latest album.