There’s a lot going on in the city this weekend, from food to music to art to culture.
Wayland Square is throwing a huge block party this weekend. Shops are having sales, restaurants are offering super specials, and live entertainment will be flooding the streets. During all of the hullaballoo, don’t miss RI Food Fight’s Incredible Ice Cream Throwdown on Saturday, where you can sample some of Rhode Island’s best ice creams and cast your vote for your favorite
Resources for Human Development of Rhode Island hosts a fundraiser show at Fete on Friday. Rock out with Electric Shock: Take 2, which features RHD musicians and local Providence bands such as King Sasquatch and the Full Moon Boys, Half Man Half Human, the Memory Lanes, and Mrs. Six Eyes, all starting at 7pm.
Starting this Friday, the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel 50 Works for 50 States exhibit will be open in the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. The exhibit is a generous contribution to the RISD Museum and will be on display until December.
Discover some of the history of Providence on a special walking tour called “Riverwalk.” This tour walks the length of the Providence River and ends at Waterplace Park for a great view of the river as a full basin WaterFire is lit. This is your last chance to see WaterFire until August 18.
Celebrate culture with the Colombian Independence Parade and Festival in Pawtucket this Sunday. The parade starts in Central Falls at 10am, making its way to Slater Mill in Pawtucket where the festival will be rocking until 7pm.
Also on Sunday in Pawtucket, stop by City Hall for a concert as part of the Sunday Riverfront Concert Series. Abbey Rhode will be performing their set of Beatles covers starting at 6pm.