The weekend: 30 things to do in northern RI

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Catch Acoustically Dead at Bravo Brewing Company on Saturday

Northern, RI – The days of summer are dwindling fast, northern Rhode Island, but there’s still time to get out and enjoy what remains.

And you don’t have to travel far to find great entertainment and activities.

Below, we’ve gathered up all the fun you can find in a three-town radius.

Did we miss anything? Send your special events and local happenings to sandy@nrinow.news. And don’t forget to tell them: NRI NOW sent you!

Carnival of Jacks will play at The Island Friday night.

Friday, August 18

Event Cancelled: Family Fun Friday, Spring Lake Beach, 50 Old Hillside Drive, Glendale

Beginner Skeet, Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club, 200 Brook Road, Harrisville, 6-9 p.m. The cost is $4 per round for members or $6 per round for non-members

Pa’l Monte food truck, Bravo Brewing Company, 75 Pascoag Main St., Burrillville, 6-9 p.m.

The Illusions Band, Johnny’s Victory Diner, 2731 Victory Highway, Burrillville, 6-9 p.m. on the deck, weather permitting

Youth night, Chepachet Union Church, 1138 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, 6-8:30 p.m. For kids in grades 6 through 12, featuring a campfire, smores, doughboys, games and music. All teens are welcome to attend the fun night, and welcome bring a friend or two.

Rustic Tri-View Drive-In, 1195 Eddie Dowling Highway, North Smithfield, three screens with double features. Gates at 6:30 p.m. and first movie at 8:20 p.m. View tickets and schedule information here.

Willy Wonka Jr., Assembly Theatre, 26 East Ave., Harrisville, 7 p.m. Tickets $15

Carnival of Jacks, The Island, 1600 Victory Highway, North Smithfield, 7-10 p.m. Open to the public, cash bar

Table One, Uncle Ronnie’s Red Tavern, 2692 Victory Highway, Harrisville, 8 p.m.

Northeast Groove, Lindy’s Tavern, 98 School St., North Smithfield, 8 p.m.

Friday night karaoke with DJ Serge, Hill’s Tavern, 417 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, 8 p.m.-close. Drink specials, pool table, cornhole, volleyball and a fire pit.

The Aviators will play the final week of the Riverwalk Times Concert series.

Saturday, August 19

Community Yard Sale, First Universalist Church, 134 Harrisville Main St., Harrisville, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sweets from Something Sweet First, Dinolicious food truck at 11 a.m.

Book Sale, Jesse Smith Memorial Library, 100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville, 9 a.m.-noon

Indoor Yard Sale, St. Joseph’s Church basement, 183 Sayles Ave., Pascoag, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Burrillville Farmer’s Market, Stillwater Mill pavilion, 75 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Shop with local food vendors and artisans, enjoy live entertainment and more at the weekly markets, set to take place rain or shine every Saturday through September 30.

Bee crafts, The Art of You, 73 Eddie Dowling Highway, North Smithfield, 1-2:30 p.m. Drop in class $10 per child and $15 per adult. All skill levels welcomed

Cory’s Crusaders Pizza & Brew for a Cause, Bravo Brewing Company, 75 Pascoag Main St., Burrillville, 2-8 p.m. Acoustically Dead, 3 p.m.

Burrillville Democratic Town Committee meeting with Rhode Island State Treasurer James Diossa, Fountain Square Park, Main Street, Pascoag, 2-4 p.m. with representatives from Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus, Ocean State Ranked Voting, and Rhode Island Young Democrats. The gathering is an opportunity for members of the Burriliville community to stop by with any questions or feedback for Treasurer Diossa and the other organizations.

The Looney Bin fundraiser, Cady’s Tavern, 2168 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, 2 p.m. $20 per ticket with music by Ron Jones & Crossroad Blues

Rustic Tri-View Drive-In, 1195 Eddie Dowling Highway, North Smithfield, three screens with double features. Gates at 6:30 p.m. and first movie at 8:20 p.m. View tickets and schedule information here.

Willy Wonka Jr., Assembly Theatre, 26 East Ave., Harrisville, 7 & 2 p.m. Tickets $15

Street45 Band, The Island, 1600 Victory Highway, North Smithfield, 6-10 p.m.

Graniteville Reunion with Dirty Old Men, Hill’s Tavern & Grill, 417 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, 1-6 p.m. Crossfire Band 8 p.m. – midnight

Riverwalk Times Concert – The Aviators, Stillwater Mill Pavilion or inside Jesse Smith Memorial Library in the case of rain, 6-8 p.m. Dinolicious food truck on site

Amber Rose, Lindy’s Tavern, 98 School St., North Smithfield, 8 p.m.

Music Bingo, Uncle Ronnie’s Red Tavern, 2692 Victory Highway, Harrisville, 8 p.m.

Karaoke, Pascoag Cafe, 150 Pascoag Main St., Burrillville 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Catch Michael Sullivan at Mulberry Vineyards on Sunday

Sunday, August 20

Yoga, Beef Barn Restaurant, 200 Industrial Drive, North Smithfield (back fields), 9 a.m.

Indoor Yard Sale, St. Joseph’s Church basement, 183 Sayles Ave., Pascoag, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Michael Sullivan, Mulberry Vineyards, 95 Pound Road, Chepachet, 1-4 p.m. Visitors are invited to bring chairs and enjoy a glass or two of the vineyard’s wine in a relaxing outdoor setting.

Key West Kings Rob Benton & K-Rush, Nolan Leite, Hill’s Tavern & Grill, 417 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, 2-6 p.m.

Willy Wonka Jr., Assembly Theatre, 26 East Ave., Harrisville, 2 p.m. Tickets $15

Don Colt’s open mic, Lindy’s Tavern, 98 School St., North Smithfield, 1 p.m.

Roadhouse Blues Jam, Cady’s Tavern, 2168 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, 3 p.m.

Rustic Tri-View Drive-In, 1195 Eddie Dowling Highway, North Smithfield, three screens with double features. Gates at 6:30 p.m. and first movie at 8:20 p.m. View tickets and schedule information here.

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