A Trip to Broadway, Adopt-a-duck: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this weekend

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Final free show at the Island

Catch the final show in a free summer music series at The Island in North Smithfield put on by Burrillville native Rob Greyfox on Friday, Aug. 23.

Music by Vague Perception, Sunset Creatures & Screwtop Sommeliers will begin at 7 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m.

Read more about the series here.

At the Assembly

AssemblyACT, a new in-house theatre company at the Assembly Theatre, will hold their first production tonight, Friday, Aug. 23, dubbed A Ticket to Broadway. Catch local celebrity Emily Luther and some Burrillville-based talent in the performance, starting at 7 p.m.

According to producer/director Holly Dumaine-Picard, more than 200 tickets had already been sold for the event as of Friday afternoon. Tickets cost $15 and they will be sold, for cash only, at the door.

Read more about the production here.

On Sunday, return to the Assembly for “He Had A Southern Accent,” – the music of Tom Petty by Greg Klyma starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here.

At the pavilion

The Burrillville Farmer’s Market will continue on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with local food, art and music on display at the Stillwater Mill Pavilion.

Return to the pavilion Saturday night to catch a free performance by The Deloreans, playing music spanning from the 1950s to modern dance rock. The show, sponsored by Friends of the Jesse Smith Library as part of the Riverwalk Time Concert Series, begins at 6 p.m.

Read more about the effort to grow the concert series here. 

Totally Trains

Jesse Smith Memorial Library Children’s Department will host Totally Trains on Saturday, a drop-in program for kids and families in the children’s programming room.  Stop in between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to take part.

Adopt-a-duck

The Burrillville Lions Club and Harrisville Hose Company #1 will host their annual Adopt-a-Duck rally at the Harrisville Fire Department on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. Tickets cost $5.

Do you have a special event or news that should be on our radar? Email information to sandy@nrinow.news

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