Summer in Central Rhode Island

From June through August, what to do all summer long

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June

Through June 27
“Remembering Rocky Point Park”: Remember those happy days of RI’s bygone amusement park, thanks to a free exhibit by the Warwick Center for the Arts. Warwick

June 16
Bacon & Beer Fest RI: Fried pork and craft beer join forces at the third annual festival, courtesy of RI Food Fights and Beervana Fest. Cranston

June 27
Chalk the Block: Artists of all skill levels decorate local pavement and compete for prizes, courtesy of the Main Street Association. East Greenwich

 

July

July 11-27
One Act Play Festival: Theatre 82 features 10 plays that run the gamut from comedy to drama, celebrating local, regional, and national playwrights. Cranston

July 12
Jaws Screening: The Greenwich Odeum plays classic films all summer, but fans will squeal at the “original summer blockbuster,” hosted by one of Moonrise Kingdom writers, Steven Feinberg. East Greenwich

July 13
East Greenwich Yacht Club Regatta: Celebrate 110 years of local sailing in Greenwich Bay, with four classes of racing. 

July 18
Music on Main Stroll: More than 40 artists and musicians perform on the sidewalk during one of the summer’s four themed Main Street Strolls. East Greenwich

 

August

August 9-11
Anniversary of Woodstock: Commemorate the most famous music event in history at the East Greenwich Odeum. Lineup includes the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra. East Greenwich

August 10-11
Rhode Island Blues Fest: An epic congregation of Blues masters from across the country at Mulligan’s Island Golf & Entertainment complex. Cranston

August 17
Providence Grays Festival: The vintage baseball team brings the spirit of 1884 to Rocky Point Park as they play the Connecticut Bulldogs and Diringo BBC of Maine. Warwick

August 22
Taste on Main Street: Restaurants along Main Street offer free samples for strollers to sip and savor. East Greenwich

August 23
Theatre in the Park: Laugh, cry, and cheer during the hour-long compilation of short sketches performed by the Players of the Barker Playhouse. Warwick