10 Super Cool Things to Do in RI

Your must-do list for winter fun this weekend


February 15: Jam out to the URI Big Band and live music all weekend long at Peacedale's coolest new music venue, Pump House Music Works

February 15–March 18: See the tragedy of Desdemona and Othello at Trinity Rep, Shakespeare’s sad and beautiful tale of jealousy, betrayal, ambition, and love gone wrong.

February 16–25: Treat your inner child – or your actual kids – to a movie at the Providence Children’s Film Festival, with showings all over the city and the state, plus workshops and events.

February 16–25: Go on a Burger Bender in Newport and Bristol County when restaurants compete to see who has the best burger. Contenders include Cru Café, Midtown Oyster Bar, and White Horse Tavern.

February 16–25: Enjoy the cold – or warm up – at the Newport Winter Festival, which has 10 days of seasonal fun all over Aquidneck Island and beyond, from ice sculpture carving to a chili cookoff.

February 17: Tap your toes to Fellswater, an internationally touring Celtic band based in Boston, at Sandywoods Farm in Tiverton

February 17 - Solve the crime at Whodunit? An Improvised Murder Mystery at Wakefield’s Contemporary Theater Company, where there’s a different murder every week and it’s never the same show twice.

February 18 - Embrace your inner Olympian and learn to curl with the Ocean State Curling Club at the Cranston Veterans Memorial Rink. 

February 18: Rock out to PVRIS, Flint Eastwood, and Cherry Pools as they perform at The Strand on Sunday, February 18th. A percentage of ticket sales will go towards supporting LGBTQ youth, via The Ally Coalition.

February 18: Stop by the The Arcade Farmers & Artisans pop-up market and enjoy an array of local foods, art, vintage clothing, records and more.