HOPKINTON — The Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers Stewardship Council will hold a celebration of seven local rivers this weekend with a series of events scheduled to occur on or around rivers in Rhode Island and nearby Connecticut.

WESTERLY — Ryan Saunders, Andrew Howell and John Tafone had good reason to be all jazzed up and full of good cheer.

WESTERLY — Novelist Mary Alice Monroe, whose "Beach House" series and other stories has captured the attention of millions of readers, will make her first Rhode Island appearance next week when she joins Ocean House owner and author Deborah Goodrich Royce to discuss "The Summer of Lost and F…

NEWPORT — Julian Fellowes, the writer, director, producer, novelist and actor who created "Downton Abbey" and "The Gilded Age," will be in Newport next month for an event sponsored by the Preservation Society of Newport County.

NEW LONDON — The Connecticut Early Music Society celebrates its 40th anniversary season this month with the annual Connecticut Early Music Festival, a return to the live stage and a series of six events — featuring more than 60 musicians — to be presented from Niantic to New London and from …

STONINGTON — The Stonington Historical Society will hold its major fundraiser of the year, the Cannon Ball, on Saturday, June 25 on the North Lawn at the Mystic Seaport Museum, 105 Greenmanville Avenue.

The outdoor music scene in our neck of the woods officially kicks off with the Chorus of Westerly's blockbuster Summer Pops concert in Wilcox Park. And while this year's pops concert — scheduled for June 18 and featuring another exciting program — is indeed the first large-scale musical even…

WESTERLY — From a concert with Connecticut’s first African American State Troubadour to lectures and free shuttles to story walks, there are many opportunities available to celebrate Juneteenth in the region this year. Juneteenth celebrations will kick off this Saturday in New London, when t…

STONINGTON — Members of the Stonington Garden Club are preparing for Gardens by the Sea, their popular triennial event, which is is expected to attract thousands of visitors. Twice postponed due to COVID concerns, this year's walking tour of rarely-seen private gardens in Stonington Borough …

SOUTH KINGSTOWN —  Lifelong surfer, environmentalist and singer-songwriter Will Evans will perform his first summer concert Saturday at Ocean Mist with with special guest Rory O’Neill, a musician who gained popularity during Season 19 of "American Idol."

STONINGTON — The James Merrill House, a National Historic Landmark located in the heart of Stonington Borough’s commercial district, will unveil its new visitors center to Connecticut officials on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

The Westerly High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2022 during the annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet at the Haversham.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — The Contemporary Theater Company will present a program called “The Voice of Gertrude Stein,” featuring a selection of art songs with text by Stein from LGBTQIA+ composers such as Virgil Thomson, Ned Rorem and Felix Jarrar from Rorem’s opera "Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters."

HARTFORD — Out Film CT, which produces Connecticut's longest-running film festival, announced the complete lineup of films in the 35th Connecticut LGBTQ Film Festival, a hybrid event that will feature both in-person and virtual screenings. This year's event features 113 feature-length movies…

STONINGTON — Rosanna Warren — an acclaimed poet, whose research interests include translation, literary biography, literature and the visual arts, and relations between classical and modern literature — will deliver this year’s Merrill Lecture, an annual program presented by the James Merril…

PROVIDENCE — Trinity Repertory Company will finish the 2021-22 season with "Fairview," a play by Jackie Sibblies Drury. Directed by Brown University and Trinity Repertory Company alum Christopher Windom, the show runs through June 19 and features resident company members Mia Ellis, Rebecca G…

WESTERLY — It will be a good weekend to be outside in Westerly except when it will be better to be inside to hear the Westerly Band perform. The band will perform at a free 2:30 p.m. concert at the United Theatre on Sunday. But first, to the park and to the streets.

WAKEFIELD — Theatre by the Sea open its 89th summer season next week with "Million Dollar Quartet," a Tony-nominated musical that is set on Dec. 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought together Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley at Sun Records in Memphi…

The Chariho Sports Boosters celebrated their 2020 Hall of Fame inductees during a banquet held at the Richmond Country Club in April.