American Veteran Traveling Tribute & The Traveling Wall (AVTT)

Rocky Point State Park 1 Rocky Point Ave, Warwick, RI

September 8-10th, 2023, Rocky Point State Park, Warwick, RI: The American Veteran Traveling Tribute & The Traveling Wall will honor 209 Rhode Islanders who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. Hosted by Operation Stand Down RI, the Gaspee Days Committee, RI State Parks, RI 250th Commission, and the City of Warwick. Friday, September 8th […]

Pirates and Privateers of Rogue’s Island by Historian Brian Wallin

Maury Loontjens Memorial Library 35 Kingstown Road, Narragansett, RI

Join us as local historian Brian Wallin gives a talk on Pirates and Narragansett Bay. The event is co-sponsored by the Narragansett Historical Society and Maury Loontjens Memorial Library. Their ships slipped in and out of Newport harbor and Narragansetts Bay in the 17th and 18th centuries. Privateers sailed with official government authorization to capture […]

Block Island Pride

Various Locations

If you thought Pride was over, head to Block Island to keep the party going. Starting Thursday, September 14, and going all weekend long, there will be dancing, drag shows, movies, markets, and so much more to enjoy. Everyone is welcome to this fabulous fall event. Queer Block Island invites you to a very special […]

Newport Historical Society Presents: The Gilded Age Cookbook

Newport Historical Society Resource Center 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI

Book online now! The American Gilded Age (1868 to 1900) and its extreme extravagance continue to be a source of wonder and fascination, particularly for foodies. The style and excessiveness of this era has ties to modern popular culture through books, films, and television shows, including The Alienist and the Julian Fellowes TV series The Gilded Age on HBO. On Thursday September 14, […]

$15 – $20

Misquamicut Fall Fest Weekend

Misquamicut State Beach 257 Atlantic Avenue, Westerly, RI

What better place to celebrate fall than at Fallfest in South County, September 15-17? This classic fair experience features games, music, food, crafts, and exciting rides, including a Ferris wheel. This is the perfect outdoor family-friendly event–plus, parking is free! Misquamicut Fallfest weekend: Friday, Sept 15: 5 pm - 11 pm Saturday, Sept 16: 11 […]

Explore and Celebrate Boon Street!: Narragansett Historical Society

Boon Street 160 Boon Street, Narragansett, RI

Explore and celebrate Boon Street! On Sunday, September 17th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Narragansett Historical Society will be conducting walking tours of Boon Street! The focus will be on seven historic buildings and includes a sneak peak at the recently renovated train station. Enjoy Gilded Age games from 1 - 3 Barbershop […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Indigenous Veterans Monument

Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery 301 South County Trail, Exeter, RI

Join the Tomaquag Museum for the Indigenous Veterans Monument Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. We will honor our Indigenous Veterans for their contributions, bravery, and sacrifice.

Maria Vazquez Lecture on Conserving Byfield’s Flag

Innovate Newport 513 Broadway, Newport, RI

The Byfield Flag, the oldest complete flag in America. On Wednesday, September 20th at 6 pm at Innovate Newport, 513 Broadway in Newport RI, The Battle of Rhode Island Association with our partners the Middletown Historical Society and the Varnum Memorial Armory present a lecture from Maria Vazquez, Textile Conservator, on Conserving Byfield’s Flag, the […]

South County Museum: Rebecca Kelly Talk on Resort Fashion During the Gilded Age

South County Museum 115 Strathmore Street, Narragansett, Rhode Island

On September 20th at 6:30 P.M., Rebecca Kelly will give a talk on "Making a Splash: Resort Fashion in the Gilded Age 1820-1920."  This talk will be hosted at the South County Museum, and will be free thanks to a grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.

Blackstone Valley International Food Trail

Blackstone Valley

Take a culinary trip around the world without leaving the Ocean State! Kicking off on the weekend of September 23-24, the Food Trail showcases food from over 40 countries, all within Blackstone Valley's 10 cities and towns. The trail itself features more than 80 restaurants, breweries, and farms. Bon appétit!