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Summer 2013 Events in Rhode Island


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July Events -------------------------------------------


July 3, 2013
Army Band and Fireworks on Narragansett Beach
The Independence Day Beach Party will start at noon with fun filled activities on the beach, followed by a free performance by the 88th Army Band at 5 PM at North Beach, followed by firework!
Page 7 of the Narragansett Summer Brochure



June 22 to July 7, 2013
Big Appple Tent Circus
Charlestown, RI
Enter the intimate Big Top circus of years gone by, where the World's Greatest Circus Artists perform spectacular feats and no one sits more than 50 feet from the ring! See the hijinks of hilarious clowns, magnificent horses and playful pooches, soaring aerialists, flawless jugglers, astounding acrobats and a contortionist with a backbone flexible as an archer's bow! With an affable Ringmaster as your guide, watch as an amazing inventor spins in a giant steel hoop and astonishes the onlooker! The performance runs two hours, including one intermission. Check Big Apple for details

July 4th
Rose Lighthouse Celebrates 4th of July
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Rain or shine.
Bring your appetite and your favorite lawn chair and settle in under the stars
to watch the spectacular Newport Fireworks from Rose Island!
Price includes a real slow- cooked hardwood barbecue feast, lawn games,
Lighthouse tours and boat transport to Rose Island.
Attendance limited to 150 lucky ticket holders.
www.roseislandlighthouse.org/index.html




July 4
Annual Independence Day Rhode Island Red Chick Hatch
10:00am-4:00pm. South County Museum, Strathmore Street, Narragansett
Come to the Living History Farm to see and hold the answer to the
eternal question - Which came first?
Free admission to all museum exhibits. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Call (401) 783-5400, or visit http://www.southcountymuseum.org/

July 12th, 2013 At 8:00 pm
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
8:00 pm Narragansett Town Beach (North)

July 13 and 14 Sat and Sun
Wickford Art Festival
Website for Details




July 13, 2013 Sat
Waterfire in Providence
Sundown Full Fires
http://www.waterfire.org/

Jul 13, 14 Sat and Sun
Newport Kite Festival
The spray of colors across the sky along Ocean Drive in July at the annual kite festival
is a sight to behold. Admission is free. Brenton Point State Park
www.newportkitefestival.com



Jul 18, Thur thru Sun July 21
Newport Black Ships Festival
A Festival of friendship, arts and culture between Newport and Japan that offers
demonstrations and workshops include origami, sushi-making, martial arts, Taiko drumming,
and traditional tea ceremony.
Blackships Website

July 19 - 20, Fri - Sat
Hellenic Fest
Greek live music, dancers, food and taverna in downtown Newport.
Corner of Thames & Brewer Streets in front of Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church.
Fri and Sat until midnight
http://www.hellenicfest.org

July 19 - 21 Fri thru Sun
South County Hot Air Balloon Festival
Balloon Festival Website




July 19 - 20, Richmond, RI
Circus Smirkus
4 shows at Washington County Fairgrounds
Fri 1pm & 6pm / Sat 1pm & 6pm
Vermont's award-winning international youth circus is full of exuberant talent and
dazzling spectacle, with aerials, acrobatics, high wire, juggling, trapeze, clowning,
live music and an array of brilliant costumes.
www.smirkus.org/

July 26 and 27, Fri and Sat
Narragansett Blessing of the Fleet
THIS EVENT BLOCKS ENTRANCE INTO EASTWARD LOOK
(OUR HOUSE) FROM 6 PM UNTIL ABOUT 8 PM ON FRIDAY.

Friday - 10 Mile Road Race 6 PM
Friday and Saturday - Seafood Festival
Saturday - Blessing of the Fleet at Noon in Galilee
Lions Club Website for Info

July 26 - 28, Fri - Sun
Newport Folk Festival
Fort Adams State Park, GATES open at 10am, MUSIC starts at 11:30am
Tickets are almost sold out.
www.newportfolkfest.net/

Taming Of The Shrew Sundays July 31, August 4, 11, 18
8 PM Shakespeare in Wilcox Park, in downtown Westerly.
The Colonial Theater


August Events -------------------------------------------

Aug 2 - 4 Fri thru Sun
Newport Jazz Festival
International Tennis Hall of Fame, Bellevue Avenue and Fort Adams State Park,
Ocean Drive. Enjoy the very latest tunes from some giants of jazz!
Newport Jazz website

Aug 10, 11, Sat Sun
Mystic Outdoor Art Festival
RT Festival Info

Aug 10, 2013 Sat
Aug 24, 2013 Sat
Waterfire in Providence
Sundown Full Fires
http://www.waterfire.org/




Aug 6 - 12
RI International Film Festival
www.film-festival.org/index07A.htm




Mid August (Aug 18, 2013 Sat)
Rose Lighthouse Annual Clambake
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM Rain or shine.
Reserve tickets early as this event with its fantastic spread of classic clambake fare
and live music sells out every year! Price includes clambake, lawn games, Lighthouse tours
and boat transport to Rose Island. Attendance limited to 150 lucky ticket holders.
www.roseislandlighthouse.org/index.html

There is more! Other Calendars of RI Events


Narragansett Parks and Recreation Summer Brochure
www.narragansettri.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2870


South County Tourism Council Events
www.southcountyri.com/ViewEvents.aspx

Visit New England
Rhode Island Events
www.visitri.com/events.html

Quahog Events
Guide to the Ocean State's history, culture, and quirks.
http://www.quahog.org/calendar/

Events Running All Summer

Summer Theatre

Newport Playhouse

Theater By The Sea

Granite Theatre, Westerly


Food Trucks at the Narraganset Beach
Monday and Wednesday Nights 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Monday nights are Music on the Beach.
Wednesday nights are Movies on the Beach
Page 8,10 of the Narragansett Summer Brochure

Newport Walking Tours
Newport Historical Society and Newport Restoration Foundation team up to provide
a wide selection of walking tours with topics like Rum & Revolution, Road to Independence,
Rogues & Scoundrels and The Working Waterfront
www.newporthistorytours.org/

Morning Yoga on the Beach
Narragansett Town Beach- South
8:00am - 9:00am
For additional information:
www.naturalfitnessyoga.com


Stargazing Friday Nights
Frosty Drew Observatory, Ninigret Park, 62 Park Lane, Charlestown will be open at dusk
on Friday nights for stargazing. Learn about the stars at one of the best dark sky sites
on the east coast. If the sky is cloudy, the Sky Theatre will be open for a discussion
or presentation with our astronomer. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
www.frostydrew.org/observatory

Summer Music on the Green in Watch Hill
Tuesday Nights at 6 PM
Schedule and Directions

Paddling with Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association
Guided paddling trips on RI waterways.
Event Calendar

Summer Events at the Narraganset Towers
Live Music, Dancing, Trolley Tours
Events at the Towers

Fridays on July 5 and 19 and Aug 2, 9, 16, 24, 30
Concerts at The Gazebo in Narragansett 6:00pm
Page 20 of the Narragansett Summer Brochure

Misquamicut Beach
Music on Mondays, Movies on Thursdays, Classic Cars on Fridays
See their website for details.