The Weekend Rundown: November 10-12

Geek out at Rhode Island Comic Con, celebrate Friendsgiving on a farm and more this weekend

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November 10: Celebrate a different kind of Friendsgiving at Mount Hope Farm with special guests like Benjamin Franklin and a sumptuous French feast, served as though it were Paris in 1788.

November 10–12: No matter what your flavor of nerd, it’s going to be at Rhode Island Comic Con. Stars from Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Star Trek, The Princess Bride and tons of other awesome sci-fi, horror and fantasy movies, from William Shatner to Val Kilmer to Lord of the Rings’ Andy Serkis, will be in attendance. There will also be a performance by the Gene Simmons Band at The Vets, the Geekfest Film Festival, celebrity-hosted after-parties and all the cosplay you can handle.

November 10–12: Get Up Close on Hope at Festival Ballet, when ballet dancers bring performances of artistic director Mihailo Djuric’s Magnificat to life at their Hope Street performance space.

November 10–12: Explore your creative side at the Providence Art and Design Film Festival, the country’s only film festival exclusively dedicated to screening films about art and design. Showings include The Square, which won the Palme d’Or at Cannes this year.

November 11: Honor those who served at the South Kingstown Veterans Day Parade. The parade travels down Main Street and ends with a ceremony at Saugatucket Veterans Memorial Park.

November 11–12: Add some culture to your weekend at The Chorus of Westerly Symphonic Series. The concerts will feature the full chorus and a large orchestra performing English choral masterworks from the past 200 years.

November 12: Celebrate fall at the Westerly Land Trust's annual 5k and Harvest Festival. The road race will be at Avondale Farm Preserve, followed by family fun including food trucks, a play zone, wildlife encounters and more.