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ALL AUTUMN LONG

Farmers Markets: Through mid- to late-October enjoy buying fresh produce, flowers, and more from local farms and vendors at Goddard Park (Fridays) and Pawtuxet Village (Saturdays). 

Bring Your Own Improv: This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation. Applaud for a scene you like, yell out suggestions, or if you feel you’re ready, join on stage. Join in on family-friendly performances every Friday at 7pm, or the late night shows every Friday at 9pm. Warwick

East Greenwich Odeum: Catch cover bands, comedy shows, dinner and movie screenings, and national tours happening at the Odeum all season. See the full lineup online. East Greenwich, Greenwich

Warwick Food Truck Nights: Sip and savor from your favorite food vendors as they take over Crowne Plaza once a month through fall. September 16 and October 21

SEPTEMBER

September 1 & 3

Music on the Hill: Ahead of Labor Day, Music on the Hill presents two hour-long chamber music concerts; fans of Beethoven, Brahms, and Bach will have plenty to rejoice. Westerly and East Greenwich

September 11-12

Gaspee Days Fall Fest: Peruse artisan vendors and sample tasty treats along the Narragansett Parkway for this fall fest featuring a crafts market and Saturday block party of live music celebrating local history. Warwick

September 16

Main Street Stroll: This month’s stroll organized by the East Greenwich Commerce Association is Taste of EG, with an emphasis on the flavors of the coastal town’s vibrant food scene, as well as live music and vendors. 

September 28

12th Annual Fall Golf Tournament: Sign up to tee off in this annual fundraiser for the East Greenwich Little League at the Cranston Country Club. Cranston

OCTOBER

October 3

Yankee Steam-Up: Sparks fly during the region’s oldest steam engine show for model makers, engineers, and history buffs at the New England Wireless & Steam Museum. East Greenwich

October 15

Beervana Fest: The historic Rhodes on the Pawtuxet will host a beer fest with samples in all styles from local breweries. Enjoy tasting, learning about, and appreciating the art of craft beer. Cranston

October 23 & 24

West Bay Open Studios: Meander through North Kingstown, Warwick, and East Greenwich for a self-guided tour of artists and their maker spaces. Check back online for more details closer to the date. Various locations

October 24

Kids Expo & Halloween Costume Contest: This affordable and impactful event is not only a fun way to celebrate the Halloween holiday, but also a great way to get in touch with different programs and businesses that support children’s health and learning. West Warwick

October 29

Charlie the Butler Ghost Party: The Cranston Historical Society invites you to a frighteningly fun night with Jared the Magician and Mentalist inside the decorated Sprague Mansion. Costumes optional. Cranston

TBD

Ghost Tours: While the date is yet to be announced at press, Western Rhode Island Civic Historical Society is planning a 2021 tour starting at the Paine House Museum and ending at Woodland Cemetery, covering the history of spooky spots in the western part of the state. Coventry

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