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Warwick Weekend: 15 Great Ways to Have Fun

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

[CREDIT: Goddard Park] Among the Warwick weekend events on deck this week is the Goddard Park Farmer's market.
[CREDIT: Goddard Park] Among the Warwick weekend events on deck this week is the Goddard Park Farmer’s market.
Hard to believe there are only a couple of weeks of summer left, so it’s important to get out and enjoy all the great things in our Warwick Weekend roundup, from live music, yummy food truck eats, festivals and more!

Warwick Weekend Roundup

Friday, August 20

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.

“Resilience; a Juried Exhibit for Native American Artists”

Warwick Center for the Arts is excited to announce our upcoming exhibit entitled, “Resilience; a Juried Exhibit for Native American Artists.” This exhibit is a collaborative partnership between the Warwick Center for the Arts, Tomaquag Museum, and RISCA’s Atrium Gallery Travelling Exhibits. The original artwork ranges from installations to freestanding pieces as well as 2D and 3D media. The curator, Angel Beth Smith of the Narragansett Tribe, is a professional artist with more than 30 years of experience providing artistic content, teaching, and marketing support to academic institutions, churches, and private organizations. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Warwick Center for the Arts, 3273 Post Road, Warwick.

Food Truck Friday at 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.

46th Annual St. Barnabas Parish Festival

Head down to Portsmouth this weekend and take in the 46th Annual St. Barnabas Parish Festival. Enjoy a midway with amusements, games, entertainment and more all weekend long! 5-10 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Rd., Portsmouth.

Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Festival

The Assumption of the Virgin Mary’s Greek Festival returns. Head over to Pawtucket for this three day event featuring food and entertainment you don’t want to miss. 5-9 p.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Rhode Island, 97 Walcott St., Pawtucket.

Live Music at The Trap

Enjoy live music tonight featuring Vinny B. at The Trap in East Greenwich. 9 p.m. to midnight, The Trap, 195 Old Forge Road, East Greenwich. 

Saturday, August 21

“Resilience; a Juried Exhibit for Native American Artists”

Warwick Center for the Arts is excited to announce our upcoming exhibit entitled, “Resilience; a Juried Exhibit for Native American Artists.” This exhibit is a collaborative partnership between the Warwick Center for the Arts, Tomaquag Museum, and RISCA’s Atrium Gallery Travelling Exhibits. The original artwork ranges from installations to freestanding pieces as well as 2D and 3D media. The curator, Angel Beth Smith of the Narragansett Tribe, is a professional artist with more than 30 years of experience providing artistic content, teaching, and marketing support to academic institutions, churches, and private organizations. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Warwick Center for the Arts, 3273 Post Road, Warwick.

46th Annual St. Barnabas Parish Festival

Head down to Portsmouth this weekend and take in the 46th Annual St. Barnabas Parish Festival. Enjoy a midway with amusements, games, entertainment and more all weekend long! Noon to 10 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Rd., Portsmouth.

Fall Kids Fest

Grab the kiddos and take them to nearby Cranston Lanes for a fun day of bowling. Children under 18 can enjoy free bowling and shoe rental as well as a free $5 arcade card, plus there will also be loads of discounts on food and drink! 1-5 p.m., AMF Bowling Co. (Cranston Lanes), 1450 Elmwood 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.

Saturday Nights With DJ Face

Head on over to The Trap tonight in East Greenwich and enjoy music and fun with DJ Face. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Trap, 195 Old Forge Rd, East Greenwich. 

Sunday, August 22

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.

Providence Flea Summer Markets

If you love flea markets, don’t miss the Providence Flea Summer Markets happening every Sunday through September. Enjoy local vintage and artisan vendors, food trucks, community nonprofits, live music and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Greenway, across from 345 South Water St., Providence. 

46th Annual St. Barnabas Parish Festival

Head down to Portsmouth this weekend and take in the 46th Annual St. Barnabas Parish Festival. Enjoy a midway with amusements, games, entertainment and more all weekend long! 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Rd., Portsmouth.

Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Festival

The Assumption of the Virgin Mary’s Greek Festival returns. Head over to Pawtucket for this three day event featuring food and entertainment you don’t want to miss. Noon to 10 p.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Rhode Island, 97 Walcott St., Pawtucket.

Lincoln’s 150th Anniversary Food Truck Celebration

Lincoln, RI is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a food truck celebration open to all! Enjoy a variety of locally owned food trucks and local beer Trinity Brewhouse, while listening to live music with Grow Your Own Band and Keturah’s Dream. 4-8 p.m. Chase Farm, 667 Great Road, Lincoln. 

Sunday, August 22

Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Festival

The Assumption of the Virgin Mary’s Greek Festival returns. Head over to Pawtucket for this three day event featuring food and entertainment you don’t want to miss. Noon to 9 p.m., Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Rhode Island, 97 Walcott St., Pawtucket.

Bloom Collective’s Armory Artisan & Vintage Market

Head to Bloom Collectives weekly outdoor marketplace, the Armory Artisan & Vintage Market every Saturday and Sunday and visit with local artisans, crafters, local food trucks and more. Noon to 5 p.m., 1455 Westminster St, Providence.

Live Music at The Trap

Enjoy live music this afternoon featuring Jon Hollywood. at The Trap in East Greenwich. 4 p.m., The Trap, 195 Old Forge Road, East Greenwich. 

Jazz & Classic Music Concert

Asbury UMC brings you an outdoor music concert tonight on behalf of Zion Korean UMC and Haven UMC’s free music schools. Learn more about their unique programs and enjoy the outdoor concert. Don’t’ forget to bring a lawn chair. 6 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 143 Ann Mary Brown Drive, Warwick. 

The Warwick Weekend roundup is written weekly each Thursday. Want your event considered for the roundup? Email Warwick Weekend editor LizMThughes@gmail.com with the details and a photo we can use to illustrate your event.

Liz Taurasi
Author: Liz Taurasi

Liz Taurasi is an award-winning digital media editor with more than two decades of experience in newspaper, magazine and online media industries. Liz is a proven digital media strategist who has produced content and offered editorial support for a variety of web publications, including: Fast Company, NBC Boston, Street Fight, AOL/Patch Media, IoT World Today and Design News.

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