WESTERLY — Vendors from all around Rhode Island and Connecticut will sell annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and a plethora of garden accessories Sunday during the 37th annual Garden Market Fair in Wilcox Park, a festival of plants and all things garden-related. The fair …

WESTERLY — New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee and Fodera Guitar artist Dave Fields, whose songs have been recorded by the likes of British bluesman John Mayall, will present a night of blues-rock and beyond at The Knickerbocker Music Center Saturday night at a concert featuring Andy Huener…

WESTERLY — Aztec Two-Step, the American folk-rock band named after a line from a Lawrence Ferlinghetti poem, will perform in Misquamicut Saturday night as part of the ninth annual Springfest, a three-day extravaganza filled with music, food, carnival rides and a sky-high Ferris wheel … all i…

STONINGTON— Fusion, that much-anticipated celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts where local artists use paints to decorate the bodies of live guest models, returns for its seventh season Friday night at the Velvet Mill Studios in Stonington Borough.

MYSTIC — Noted American poet Marilyn Nelson — who on Tuesday was awarded a $100,000 lifetime achievement award from the Poetry Foundation — will be joined by Connecticut poet Sean Frederick Forbes and musician Nora Fox Friday night at the final program of the year at The Arts Café Mystic.

WAKEFIELD — "Love and Other Fables," a brand new romantic screwball musical comedy set on the Greek island of Samos in 600 B. C. will kick off the season at Theatre By The Sea. This will mark the world premiere for the the play, and the first fully-staged production of the musical, as it con…

WESTERLY — Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Booker T. Jones, the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Grammys and arguably the most famous Hammond B3 player in history, will perform at the Knickerbocker Music Center on Saturday, May 11.

MYSTIC — The Finer Line Gallery which has been a downtown Mystic fixture for 35 years, has expanded into a second-floor space and will feature only original paintings and sculptures from the region’s finest artists, according to Russ Kramer, the acclaimed marine artist whose gallery is next door.

WESTERLY — There will be plenty to quack about in downtown Westerly-Pawcatuck Saturday. That's the day when 20,000 bright yellow rubber duckies are dumped into the Pawcatuck River for a race that benefits more than 40 local schools and charities.

PEACE DALE — Epic Theatre Company, known for bringing provocative, contemporary work to Rhode Island, sharing new perspectives on classical theater, championing Rhode Island talent, and encouraging collaboration between theater organizations in the state, will venture into South County this month.

WAKEFIELD – Everything’s coming up roses at The Contemporary Theater Company this spring where former Charlestown resident Eden Casteel is playing the role of Mama Rose in the classic musical "Gypsy," on stage through May 11.

WESTERLY — Beloved piano classics from multiple eras will fill Westerly's George Kent Performance Hall on Sunday, April 28, when acclaimed pianist Michael Campbell will perform a benefit recital for the Chorus of Westerly as part of "Piano Classics and High Tea," a fundraiser for the chorus'…

NEW LONDON — Hygienic Art is accepting applications from artisans for the Hygienic Artisans Market at the New London Sailfest this summer. 

WESTERLY — Have a favorite Shakespeare sonnet? Read it aloud to fellow fans of the Bard Tuesday when the Colonial Theatre of Rhode Island hosts a Shakespeare Celebration at the Westerly Library from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

WESTERLY — Michael Gabrielle has been interested in fiber arts since his he was a little boy and his grandmother taught him how to knit and sew. When he stumbled upon macramé years later, after graduating from Brown, where he studied visual arts and psychology, he found it so tedious he reme…

WESTERLY — Music lovers of all ages are invited to spend an afternoon at the Knickerbocker Music Center Sunday, watching some top-notch musicians and dancing to their heart's content, all while supporting the Jonnycake Center of Westerly.

NEW LONDON — Pete and Maura Kennedy will bring their "folk-laced musical tapestry" along with "skill, surprises and sweet emotion" to the iconic Unity Hall in New London Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Friday Night Folk.

PAWCATUCK — Ten Directions, a local band featuring band founder Ken Serio on drums, Michael Coppola on string guitar, Morris Trent on acoustic bass and vocalist Faye Green, will perform at The Phoenix Saturday night.

WESTERLY — Project Fusion, a musical ensemble formed in 2010 by graduates of the Eastman School of Music, will perform Sunday, April 7, at 4 p.m. at Westerly's Christ Church. Presented by the Christ Church Arts Commission, the concert is free of admission.

    From Westerly to Warwick and in between, several theaters will be holding auditions for a number of different roles in the upcoming days and weeks. A list appears below:

    EXETER — Tomaquag Museum, a native-led nonprofit museum, and Rhode Island’s only museum dedicated entirely to telling the story of indigenous peoples from a first-person perspective, will be holding a series of workshops this spring led by the museum’s executive director, Lorén Spears, a tra…