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Warwick Weekend: Fireworks, Food Trucks, Fun

[CREDIT: Warwick Post] The first Warwick Weekend lineup in June has food, music, art and fireworks.

[CREDIT: Warwick Post] The first Warwick Weekend lineup in June has food, music, art and fireworks.
[CREDIT: Warwick Post] The first Warwick Weekend lineup in June has food, music, art and fireworks.
UPDATE, SATURDAY, JUNE 17: Tonight’s WSO performance and fireworks, already rescheduled once due to rain, has been cancelled due to rain.

The WSO will likely not move to Sunday night, the rain-rain date for the fireworks. The orchestra, unfortunately, is booked through the rest of the summer.

WARWICK, RI — The Warwick Weekend is packed with music, food trucks and a rescheduled Gaspee Days fireworks show at Salter Grove, though the weather forecast calls for rain all weekend.

Rain is expected to begin sometime Friday, with showers more likely Saturday and Sunday.

Do you have a community, non-profit or fundraising event you’d like to see included in an upcoming Warwick Weekend? Email your event details and contact information to [email protected].

Warwick Weekend Friday:

Goddard Park Farmer’s Market Every Friday through Columbus Day Weekend, RI Grown, DEM’s farmer’s market program, hosts farmer’s market at Goddard Park selling delicious and freshly-harvested local foods direct from the farm to your dinner table.

Roger Williams Food Truck FridaysThe Carousel campus at Roger Wiliams Park Zoo has a lot of open space and rolling hills shaded by trees, the perfect spot to grab dinner from a food truck and listen to music and entertainment during the park’s Food Truck Fridays event. If you miss this one, don’t worry. They’re going on every Friday till the fall.

Bring your own Improv This interactive improv show at the Warwick Center for the Arts welcomes voluntary audience participation! You can participate in one of three ways: applaud for a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or if you feel you’re ready, jump up and get involved with us on stage.

Warwick Weekend Saturday:

  The Girls Group Exhibit This show seeks to illuminate the experience of girlhood through women artists. Our girlhood experiences establish the foundation for how we view the world throughout our lives. Whether it be through our relationships, career or personal journey, these elements of childhood remain with us buried deeply within. The Warwick Center for the Arts is open Wednesday – Saturday from 11a.m. – 3 p.m..

Warwick Weekend Sunday:

Gaspee Days Fireworks @ Salter Grove (rain-rain date) 5 p.m. This annual display is set above Narragansett Bay just off the coast of Salter’s Grove in Warwick. For about 30 minutes, a colorful show illuminates the nighttime sky. Several food and novelty vendors will attend.

The Warwick Police Department warns spectators to mind the parking restrictions in the area, and have provided maps to help people steer clear of towing.




Rob Borkowski
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