The Weekend Roundup: May 12-14

Party at Misquamicut SpringFest, laugh it up at the Columbus Theatre and get in one last egg hunt in Tiverton

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Friday
Comedian Poppy Champlin has collaborated with comedy greats like Joan Rivers and Bill Maher and this weekend she’s bringing her talent home to the Greenwich Odeum. 59 Main Street, East Greenwich. 885-4000, GreenwichOdeum.com

Saturday
Eugene Mirman, aka the voice of Gene Belcher on Bob’s Burgers, is coming back to the Columbus Theatre. If he's anything like his animated alter-ego, it's going to be hilariously weird. 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, ColumbusTheatre.com

Sunday
Get ready to see Val Kilmer in a whole new light. The movie star is hosting a Columbus Theatre screening of his filmed one-man play, Citizen Twain.nd to think this guy was once Tom Cruise’s arch nemesis. 270 Broadway, Providence. 621-9660, ColumbusTheatre.com

You know your mom deserves a treat. Take her to the Mother’s Day Brunch at Mount Hope Farm. The event is family friendly, with lots of photo ops to be had on Mom’s special day. A portion of all proceeds will benefit children’s programming at Mount Hope Farm. 250 Metacom Avenue, Bristol. 401-254-1745, MountHopeFarm.com

The Providence Police Memorial 5k might start outside, but it’s the only race in the state where the finish line is inside the Dunkin Donut Center. Lace up and run for a few good causes, including the Special Olympics. Sabin Street, Providence. ProvPolice5k.com

All Weekend
Get to the Misquamicut SpringFest for a weekend filled with music, crafts, rides and food. Let out your inner child as you ride the Tilt-a-Whirl or finally win that huge stuffed bear after playing hours of whack-a-mole before hitting up Grammy-winner Christopher Cross’ show. There’s plenty to enjoy; just make sure you don’t miss out on the fried dough and gelato. Misquamicut State Beach, Westerly. 322-1026, MisquamicutFestival.org

If the recent Beauty and the Beast release didn’t satisfy your craving for Disney tales, you will surely want to check out Festival Ballet’s Cinderella at the Vets. This inspiring take on the classic fairy tale is sure to move you. One Avenue of the Arts. 421-2787, TheVetsRI.com

Grab your fairy wings and get to Blithewold for Enchanted Fairy Fun, featuring live music to rock out to from the Fairy Queen, Mary King and Ladies of the Rolling Pin. Plus there’s plenty to eat with food trucks at the event, including Paco’s Tacos. 101 Ferry Road, Bristol. 401-253-2707, Blithewold.org

Forget your regular children’s Easter egg hunt; this one is for the adults. Get to Tiverton Four Corners for their fifth annual event The Nestival – an egg hunt where everyone wins. Participate by going to Four Corners retailers and donating a dollar. For each dollar you donate, you’ll receive your own Easter egg, with prizes inside from the participating retailers. Who knows what you’re going to take home. Tiverton Four Corners, Tiverton. TivertonFourCorners.com