Rhody Weekend Must-Do's: February 8-11

Both fanciful and football-themed fun on the agenda for Super Bowl weekend


Don’t get too down about the Pats not being in the Super Bowl this year because you’ll be too busy enjoying a Sunday funday before the game even begins! From Lunar New Year festivities at a tea shop and an early Mardi Gras party to love-themed and Galentine’s events, hit the town this weekend for live music, chocolate treats, karaoke, pre-gaming, and more. 

In case of weather delays or last-minute cancellations, always call the venue or check online for updates before you go.

FRIDAY, February 9

Bring your gal pals to HŌMbädi for a Galentine’s Party, complete with professional shots of you and your bestie by Loverly Photography, fresh flower bouquets, special cocktails and snacks, DIY Valentine’s, and more. Register online, Westerly

SATURDAY, February 10

Take a trip to Bourbon Street at the German American Cultural Society. The soulful vocals of CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band signal Mardi Gras Revelry, with two floors of music, including Cajun Hobo's and The Smack Dabs. Tickets online, Pawtucket

Ryan Lee Crosby brings the musical stylings of the Mississippi Delta to the Meeting House in Tiverton Four Corners. The Portsmouth-based blues singer performs original music influenced by the South. Read more in our latest. Tickets online, Tiverton

SUNDAY, February 11

Usher in the year of the dragon, and celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year festival with Ceremony, which will be offering specialty drinks adorned with lions made of adzuki and hosts a traditional lion dance at the tea shop. 3:30pm, Providence  

You don’t need to be a karaoke queen to take the mic at the R&B Sing-A-Long Brunch at Kin, but if you are, don’t be afraid to belt out your favorite tunes, accompanied by live musicians, and then reward yourself with waffles and mimosas. Tickets online, Providence 

February isn’t just about romantic love – meet new friends or bring your besties to Mapleville Farm’s Galentine’s Day Tea. Dress up in pink for a full tea and luncheon complete with fancy cups and delicious desserts. Tickets online, Mapleville

Whether you’re a diehard fan or in it for the snacks, the Pre-Game Super Bowl Party at Seoul brings the good vibes with DJ Luciano G, food and drink specials, and big-screen viewing, plus cornhole, game-day trivia, and beer pong with prizes. Tickets online, Providence

Local vendors get creative incorporating your favorite seasonal sweet in their offerings for the 4th Annual Valentine's Chocolate Specialty Market, a mouth-watering culinary adventure of products, food, and ambiance. 10am-2pm, Tiverton  

It’s an evening of romance at Blithewold for Love Songs in the Living Room, a mixture of duets and arias performed by the Encore Opera Company with bubbly beverages and chocolate treats served in the cozy venue. Register online, Bristol

Take time for yourself to recenter with a visit to Avalon Enchanted Psychic & Healing Arts Studio, where Tori McNally leads the Valentine’s Cacao Ceremony: Reignite your Heart Center, using sacred medicine principles. Tickets online, North Kingstown


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