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Check out the Washington County Fair, Evelyn's Drive-In Concert Series or Game of Thrones Burlesque

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Washington County Fair
Rhode Island’s biggest agricultural event of the year returns! Don’t miss the Washington County Fair, here for five days with daily country music performances, all of your favorite carnival rides and of course a ton of great food and events. Wednesday – Sunday. 78 Richmond Townhouse Road, Richmond. More info...

RKO Con
Providence will be taken over this weekend by the RKO Army a Rocky Horror Picture Show performance group. There will be panels, discussions and performances through the weekend at Aurora, Fete and Columbus. Wednesday – Sunday. $50-80. Various locations, Providence. More info...

H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival
Celebrate H.P. Lovecraft's 126th birthday with three days with Lovecraftian film, readings, panels and discussions on the author and his works. Friday - Sunday Various locations, Providence. More info...

Think and Drink: Olympics Then and Now
You’ll be able to look at depictions of the body in ancient Greek art and create a few perfect summer drinks with the staff from Bottles Fine Wine. Master the caipirinha, a favorite Brazilian cocktail and some other summer spritzers. Thursday. 6pm. 20 North Main Street, Providence. More info...

The Capitol Steps: Live Comedy On Our Stage
The Jane Pickens Theatre brings you a hilarious lead-up to the 2016 election. Sit back and enjoy the hysterical political satire group who claim they “put the ‘mock’ in Democracy!” Thursday. 7:30pm. 49 Touro Street, Newport. More info...

Evelyn’s Drive-In Concert Series
Do your summer plans consist of enjoying delicious lobster rolls while listening to live music? This concern benefits Singing Out Against Hunger, a charity that provides food to East Bay residents in need, and is home to Coastal Living magazine’s winner of the best lobster rolls in the U.S. Friday. 5-9pm. 2335 Main Road, Tiverton. More info...

Norey’s Sour Beer Tap Takeover
Want to try a sour beer? Already a sour beer connoisseur? Check Norey’s sour beer tap takeover from breweries including Hanssens, OEC, Mikkeller, & Birrificio Del Ducato. Friday. 4pm. 156 Broadway, Newport. More info...

Woonasquatucket River Cleanup
Come and help clean up the Woonsaquatucket River. Volunteers will meet behind the Rising Sun Mills. Saturday. 9 am - 1pm. 166 Valley Street, Providence. More info...

Burlesque is Coming: A Tribute to the Works of George R.R. Martin
The most popular book series and television show of the moment will reach new heights with follies, burlesque dancers and comedians. Saturday. 9 pm. 103 Dike Street, Providence. More info...

Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Bird Ball 2016 – Moonlight Over Paradise
The moonlit night will include an open bar cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception, an elegant dinner, a delicious dessert bar, dancing under the stars and live auctions and raffles featuring amazing prizes. Saturday. 7-11pm. 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown. More info...