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11 Non-Football Related Things to Do This Weekend

A gaming convention, Miranda Lambert and plenty of other things get you through without throwing a pigskin.


Thursday, February 2

The Bucket Brewery will be screening the original cut of The Empire Strikes Back. Admission is free and guests are welcome to bring their own snacks (and maybe lightsabers.) 100 Carver Street, Pawtucket. 305-0597

Join comedian Ray Harrington as he headlines a show at The Comedy Connection to help fundraise for the Providence Roller Derby travel team. Raffles, drinks and laughs. What more could you want? 39 Warren Avenue, East Providence. 438-8383.

Kick back and jam with country music star Miranda Lambert at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Doors open at 6pm and opening acts featured include Old Dominion and Aubrie Sellers. 1 LaSalle Square, Providence. 331-6700.

Friday, February 3

Are you itching for some classic Bob Dylan throwback songs? Sing your heart out with The Band as they honor Dylan (and, of course, The Band) at the Courthouse Center of the Arts. 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston. 782-1018

Get funky at the Art Bar’s special February edition of For The Funk Of It. Local old school DJs will be mixing some throwback tunes. Get ready to reminisce and dress to impress. 171 Chestnut Street, Providence. 272-0177

Gamers, unite! Enjoy the three day board and tabletop game experience known as CaptainCon 2017. Tickets grant you access to tons of board games, role playing games and other nerdy things you can't get enough of. 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick.  732-6000

Saturday, February 4

Get your dancing shoes and celebrate with Providence Swings’ Bakers Dozen Birthday Dance. Beginner Lindy Hop lessons start at 7pm and enjoy live music from Rhode Island locals Superchief Trio. 85 Industrial Circle, Ste 4102, Lincoln. 365-7700.

Millworks Tavern is celebrating their one year anniversary all night long. Jam out with some live performances by Chet Matteson Band and Justin Pomfret, grab a featured drink from Whaler’s Brewery and test your luck with some giveaways. 293 Providence Street, West Warwick. 826-3873.

Sunday, February 5

Join Trinity Brewhouse for beers and board games at 7 pm. Games will be provided, you just have to pick which one to play. 186 Fountain Street, Providence. 453-2337.

Celebrate classical music at the beautiful Chaminade Club Musicale all while being served high tea.  88 Meeting Street, Providence. 421-3350

Bring the crew and try out your super bowl(ing) skills at Old Mountain Lanes. Rent a lane for two hours with unlimited games, five pairs of shoes, one cheese pizza and pitcher of soda for a group price. Kick-off event starts at 6:30 pm. 756 Kingstown Road, Wakefield. 783-5511

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