Live music, comedy & Horror in the Stacks: Five things to know in Burrillville this weekend


Local music

Rock and dance band Shakedown will perform at Uncle Ronnie’s Red Tavern in a show starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18.

Rock band Radio Badlands returns to Oakley’s on Broncos Highway on Saturday, Oct. 19 for an 8 p.m. show.

Horror in the Stacks

Visit Jesse Smith Memorial Library on Friday, Oct. 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. for the 3rd annual Horror in the Stacks, a haunted tour of the facility with librarians serving as your guide. The event is best for ages 10 plus.

See a video from last year’s Horror in the Stacks here.

At the Assembly

Signs of the Spirit

Also on October 18, see medium Roland Comtois featuring his signature purple papers holding messages from the other side at the Assembly Theatre. Comtois shares how the audience can access their own intuitive abilities and be open to communications with those who crossed over.

The 18 plus event, starting at 7 p.m., will serve as a fundraiser for For Pete’s Sake and Rosies Two. Tickets cost $45 and can be purchased at the door.

Rock Hearts

On Saturday night, the Assembly will feature country and blue grass band Rock Hearts. Tickets for the show, which starts at 8 p.m., cost $15 and can be purchased at the door.

Comedy magic show

Magician Matt Roberts brings his New York hit comedy magic show 42nd Street Magic to the Assembly Theater in Burrillville on Sunday, Oct. 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. In this 90-minute magic show for all ages, the award-winning magician Matt Roberts will have the audience alternating between laughter and awe as he presents his one-man brand of sleight of hand, levitation, ‘mindreading’ and even a jaw-dropping twist on one of Houdini’s famous feats.

Tickets cost from $12 to $20 and can be purchased on or at the door.

Overlook Harvest Bazaar

Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center will host  Harvest Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 19 at their location at 14 Rock Ave. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featured items at the event will include ceramics, a penny social, autumn and Halloween wares and homemade products. There will be coffee, pastries and a raffle drawing at 2:30 p.m.

La Dolce Vita

On Saturday, resident Erin Todisco Place will host her annual fundraiser for the Gloria Gemma Foundation at Bella Restaurant. The event will include a meal, dancing, raffles and more. Tickets cost $40 and can be purchased here.

Read more about her efforts here.

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