WaterFire is a highly unique public art experience that has attracted tens of thousands of visitors to Rhode Island’s creative capital city of Providence. The event is based on an original artistic installation of bonfires lit on the three waterways passing through downtown Providence. On select Saturday evenings throughout the year, WaterFire creates a magical artistic event celebrating earth, air, fire and water. Amidst the flickering firelight of 100 bonfires, stroll through Waterplace Park and enjoy music and entertainment from around the world. Please see complete schedule for event dates.
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The New Haven Open is prominently featured domestically on ESPN2 and also broadcast around the world. In addition to world class tennis, the tournament offers fans a host of off-court activities including the Aetna FitZone, New Haven Food & Wine Festival, autograph sessions, live entertainment and much more.
Traditional performers from across the country celebrate the richness and variety of American culture in this free, three-day, multi-stage event. The festival features four stages of music and dance; traditional craft demonstrations and exhibits; a children’s area with activities for the whole family; dozens of food vendors offering ethnic food, regional specialties and traditional festival favorites; and a marketplace offering unique, handcrafted items and “Taste of Maine” treats for sale.
An outdoor, juried arts and crafts exhibition and sale of fine arts and fine crafts, featuring high-quality works of more than 80 artists and craftspeople. The festival is held outdoors among the Meredith Village Shops and the Mill Falls Marketplace.
Come celebrate the rich heritage of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. Join in social dances, or watch exhibition dancers and contestants move with skill and power to the ancient rhythms of a grandfather drum! Experience 17th century life in an eastern woodland village environment. Try some authentic native food favorites and shop for special Native American crafts. Free scheduled bus service departs every 30 minutes from Mashantucket Pequot Museum, MGM Grand at Foxwoods Valet, Grand Pequot Tower Bus Loop, Great Cedar Hotel Bus Loop and Two Trees Inn (see website for details).
This is New England’s largest motorcycle touring rally and has earned praise from motorcycle press. The festival overlooks the Green Mountains of Vermont and provides access to unparalleled New England riding and an array of motorcycle events and entertainment each day. Enjoy a pig roast, bike show and grand parade to Rutland and the Vermont State Fair. The Killington region offers some of the best outdoor and scenic activities in New England. Take in the fall foliage from a gondola ride to the top of Killington peak, kayak through streams and lakes or enjoy a horseback ride through the valleys!