Off The Block

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:45am
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Food Truck Fridays
Enjoy great food from some of the area's best food trucks, listen to live music, enjoy a brew from the beer tent, and ride the carousel. Every Friday night from 5 to 8 p.m. Carousel Village, Roger Williams Park, Providence. For more information visit foodtrucksin.com/carousel.
 
Newport History Walking Tours
Explore the streets and sites of Newport while listening to fascinating tales of colonial Newport, the War of Independence, the Gilded Age, pirates and rum runners, and the Triangle Trade. Visit historic homes, government buildings, houses of worship, and cemeteries. Prices vary; reservations recommended. Various venues in Newport. Tours run from Oct. 1, thru Oct. 31. For more information call (401) 841-8770 or visit newporthistorytours.org.
 
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular
This illuminating, one-of-a-kind, 'gotta glow' Halloween hot spot returns to the Zoo to transform our enchanting wetlands trail with gourd-ly grandeur! Experience the glow of thousands of pumpkins, set in a magical display of artistry during this night-time spectacular. Admission charged. Nightly, rain or shine. Oct. 5 - Oct. 31 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. For more information call (401) 785-3510 or visit rwpzoo.org.
 
Woonsocket Autumnfest
One of the largest annual fall festivals in the Blackstone River Valley. Celebrate city and regional heritage and culture with non-stop live entertainment, amusements, food court, family fun events, gigantic fireworks, and huge Columbus Day parade with special guests, marchers, and floats. Free admission. Saturday, Oct. 7, thru Monday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. World War II Memorial State Park, Social Street, Woonsocket. For more information call (401) 762-6400.