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RI Weekend: 12 Great Events Around Warwick

[CREDIT: Goddard Park] Among the Warwick weekend events on deck this week is the Goddard Park Farmer's market.

[CREDIT: Goddard Park] Among the RI weekend events on deck this week is the Goddard Park Farmer's market.
[CREDIT: Goddard Park] Among the RI weekend events on deck this week is the Goddard Park Farmer’s market.
While the weather hasn’t been great lately, things are certainly looking up for RI weekend events, chock-full of great things to do in and around the city.

Before making your weekend plans, check out our picks for your weekend of fun.

Friday, July 16

Goddard Park Farmers’ Market

Stop by the Goddard Park Farmers’ Market today and grab some fresh produce, breads, meats, flowers and more from local spots. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Goddard State Park, 1095 Ives Road, Warwick.

Food Truck Friday Roger Williams Park

Enjoy Food Truck Friday featuring more than a dozen locally-owned food trucks, along with local beer from Trinity Brewhouse, along with live music. 5-8 p.m. Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence

Live Music: The Noyz

Catch The Noyz tonight for their first gig of the year at Harbor Lights. 7-10 p.m., Harbor Lights, 150 Gray St., Warwick. 

Saturday, July 17

Safety Day

Join Coventry’s Substance Abuse Task Force for its first-ever Safety Day. This free event will include demonstrations from Coventry fire and police, as well as State Police. They’ll be giving away free bike helmets and more, plus have some fun with balloon artist Ron and face painting. There will also be a Child ID table and many community partners participating. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Coventry High School, 40 Reservoir Road, Coventry.

Blueberry Picking

Grab the family and pick your own blueberries today at Rocky Point Farm. 7 a.m. to noon. Rocky Point Farm, 130 Rocky Point Ave., Warwick.

JAYCEES Clean-ups & Green-Ups

Join the JAYCEES at their award-winning arboretum every Saturday to help clean up. From pinching flowers, trimming trees, pruning shrubs, restoring plant beds, painting fencing in more, come lend a hand while enjoying the beauty of the area. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riverpoint COMMUNITY Park, 110 Hay St.

Four Annual Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath

Come celebrate the fourth annual Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath at the Rhode Island Hindu Temple Society. This free cultural event will feature several programs including Bhajan and Odissi Dane, Chariot Festival and Prasadam. 10 a.m., 40 Astral St., Warwick.

2021 Rhode Island Blues Fest 

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If you’re a blues fan, you don’t want to miss the 2021 Rhode Island Blues Fest at the Events Center at Mulligan’s Island over in Cranston. This all-day event features a mix of established and emerging blues artists, as well as craft beers, BBQ and other food choices. Tickets are $50 for adults, $5 for ages 10-16 and free for children under 10. All the fun starts at Noon. The Events Center at Mulligan’s Island, 1000 New London Ave., Cranston.

The Trinity Beer Garden Comedy Series

Looking for some laughs? Head to Providence tonight and check out the Trinity Beer Garden Comedy Series. Every Saturday Trinity Beer Garden features the best comedians in New England. 8-10 p.m. Tickets are $5. Trinity Beer Garden, 2 Dorrance St. Biltmore Park, Providence.

Live Music: Elephant in the Room

Catch some live music tonight with  Elephant in the Room with their mix of favorite classes and new music at Finn’s Harborside. 9 p.m. to midnight. 38 Water St., East Greenwich. 

Sunday, July 18

Blueberry Picking

Grab the family and pick your own blueberries today at Rocky Point Farm. 7 a.m. to noon. Rocky Point Farm, 130 Rocky Point Ave., Warwick.

Coffee and Cars

Join the Untamed Auto Club and Detail Garage for their bi-weekly Coffee and Cars event. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Detail Garage, 1170 Bald Hill Road, Warwick. 

Providence Flea

The Providence Flea is back outdoors on the Greenway every Sunday all summer long. Come visit and check out all the items in this vintage and indie maker market each week. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., across from 345 South Water St., Providence.

Liz Taurasi
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