Rhody Weekend Must-Do's: March 28-31

Hare-raising RI spots to hop around this Easter weekend


Whether you’re celebrating Easter with the family or feel like dancing the weekend away, there’s happenings for everyone all over the state. From hopping (and even rollerskating!) with the Easter Bunny to indulging in delectable seasonal treats and grooving to live music, no egg-hiding spot is left unturned in this weekend’s agenda.

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

THURSDAY, March 28

Discover unique finds from an assortment of vendors at Hometown Tavern's Monthly Pop Up Shop. Support local boutiques and artisans showcasing their work and wares, plus enjoy live music, food, and delicious drink specials. 5-8pm, Warren

FRIDAY, March 29

Join Defcee as he headlines his debut show outside Chicago, accompanied by a stacked lineup of top-tier talent from New York. This electrifying night of Hip Hop at Black Lace brings people together for the shared love of the genre. 8pm, Providence

Salt Marsh Opera presents The Child and the Spells, immersing the audience in a fantastical realm of wonder and magic. All ages will enjoy the musical journey unfolding at the UNITED Theatre. Tickets online, Westerly

SATURDAY, March 30

Don’t miss Kin’s 3-Year Anniversary Celebration. Who could pass up $1 chicken wings, $3 “Juju Juice” shots, and DJs spinning tunes to keep you grooving well into the night? Raise a glass to three years of serving Southern Soul food downtown. 12pm-1am, Providence

Hop into the holiday weekend when the Easter Bunny Visits Plant Girl Shop. Meet the rabbit, savor spring treats, and peruse their curated collection of flowers, plants, and exquisite host gifts – an egg-citing event for the books! 11am-12pm, East Greenwich

Join the Easter Egg Hunt at Moniker Brewery, inviting families to spend a morning searching, trying tasty treats, and making memories. And don’t worry parents, there are prizes in the eggs for you too! Tickets online, Providence

Embrace the radiant energy of March at Shine Your Light, a chance to dance and engage in breath work with Tara-Ma and guided movement to ecstatic beats by DJ Luminus, who also plays the didgeridoo. Tickets online, Lincoln

Herald spring's arrival with the Barn Dance presented by the Four Corners Arts Center at the Meeting House. Groove all evening with Contra Dance led by caller Don Heinold and the lively Westside Warblers. All levels are welcome! 4-6pm, Tiverton

Creative writing hub LitArts RI hosts Writers Like Us, a day of celebration and connection for writers of color to network, participate in workshops, and listen to panels, with an open mic to round out the day. Free tickets online, Providence

SUNDAY, March 31

Glide into Easter Skate at United Skates of America, where unlimited pizza, soda, and DIY ice cream sundaes will be on hand, plus the chance to skate with the Easter Bunny! Rentals available, or BYO skates. Laser Storm and rock climbing are also offered. 5-8pm, Rumford


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