Eight to the Bar

A fundraiser will be held for the WARM Center at the Windjammer Surf Club in Misquamicut on Friday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 10 p.m., featuring music by Eight to the Bar.

Photo courtesy WARM Center

Thursday, Nov. 14

Flute Recital

6:30 p.m.; Westerly Library, 44 Broad St., Westerly.

John Graham & Cheryl Casola will give a flute recital. The performance is free. For more information, visit westerlylibrary.org.

Lady Light Keeper

of Lime Rock

6:30 p.m.; Cross’ Mills Public Library, 4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

Cross Mills’ Library will host a talk by author and historian Brian Wallin about Ida Lewis, keeper of Newport’s Lime Rock Lighthouse in 1853. The talk is free. For more information, call 401-364-6211 or visit crossmills.org.

Guntis Goncarovs

6:30 p.m.; Bank Square Books, 53 West Main St., Mystic.

Bank Square Books Holiday Gift Guide Book Signing Series will host Guntis Goncarovs for a reading and book signing for his book “Convergence of Valor: The Men of the H.L. Hunley.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 860-536-3795.

Selah Saterstrom

5:30 p.m. McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown St., Providence.

Brown University’s Writers On Writing Reading Series will host novelist Selah Saterstrom who will read from her work. The reading is free. For more information, visit brown.edu/academics/literary-arts/events.

Nov. 14 - 17

“JQA”

Various times; The Gamm Theatre, 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick.

The Gamm Theatre will present the play “JQA,” by Aaron Posner and directed by Tony Estrella, about John Quincy Adams. For tickets or more information, call 401-723-4266 or visit gammtheatre.org.

Nov. 14 - 16

“Enter Laughing”

7 p.m.; Stonington High School, 176 South Broad St., Pawcatuck.

Stonington High School Drama Program will present the comedy, “Enter Laughing,” based on the novel by Carl Reiner. Tickets are $12, $10 for students and seniors. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance at the main office of Stonington High School. For more information, visit Stoningtonhighdrama.com.

“Hamlet”

Various times; Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St., Wakefield.

Contemporary Theatre Company will present Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” Performances will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, visit contemporarytheatercompany.com or call 401-218-0282.

Nov. 14 – Dec. 29

“A Christmas Carol”

Various times; Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence.

Trinity Rep will present “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, directed by Kate Bergstrom. For tickets or more information call 401-351-4242 or visit TrinityRep.com.

Nov. 14- 17

“Mrs. Dalloway”

Various times; AS220 Black Box, 95 Empire St., Providence.

Head Trick Theatre will present “Mrs. Dalloway,” by Virginia Woolf. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For tickets or more information, visit httmrsdalloway.brownpapertickets.com.

Nov. 14 – Dec. 8

“Hand to God”

Various times; Burbage Theatre Co., 59 Blackstone Ave., Pawtucket.

Burbage Theatre Co. will present dark comedy “Hand to God” by Robert Askins. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets or more information, visit burbagetheatre.org or call 401-484-0355.

Nov. 14 - 24

“Seussical the Musical”

Various times; Arctic Playhouse Theatre, 117 Washington St., West Warwick.

Arctic Playhouse Theatre will present the Broadway family musical, “Seussical the Musical.” Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday and on Sunday. For tickets or more information, visit thearcticplayhouse.com or call 401-573-3443.

Friday, Nov. 15

WARM Center

Fundraiser

6 to 10 p.m.; Windjammer Surf Club, 321 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut.

The WARM Center will hold a fundraiser featuring music from Eight to the Bar, a silent auction, raffles, food and dancing. Tickets are $25. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit warmcenter.org or call 401-596-9276.

Arts Café Mystic

7:30 p.m.; Mystic Museum of Art, 9 Water St., Mystic.

Arts Café Mystic will host a poetry reading by best-selling author Wally Lamb, with music by Swimming Bell and opening voice, Davyne Verstandig. Tickets are $15, $5 for students. For more information, call 860-912-2444 or visit theartscafemystic. org.

Nov. 15, 16

Blackfriars

Dance Concert

Various times; Angell Blackfriars Theatre, Providence College, 1 Cunningham Square, Providence.

Providence College Dance Company will present pieces in contemporary, tap and Haitian-influenced genres. Performances will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $13, $9 for seniors and Providence College employees and $5 for students. For tickets or more information, visit theatre.providence.edu or call 401-865-2218.

Nov. 15 - 17

“Matilda the Musical”

Various times; The Prout School, 4640 Tower Hill Road, Wakefield.

The Prout Theatre Company will perform Roald Dahl’s “Matilda the Musical.” Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 or $8 for students/seniors For tickets or more information, visit theproutschool.org/matilda.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Time & Tide

Film Festival

7:30 p.m.; Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly.

The fifth annual Time & Tide Film Festival, presented by The United Theatre, will showcase films from surf, skate, and outdoor/action sports filmmakers. This year’s festival will include an 80-minute short film showcase directly followed by an afterparty with surf rock trio The Z-Boys. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. For more information, visit knickmusic.com or unitedtheatre.org.

Fine Arts & Crafts Fair

9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington.

La Grua Center will hold its 11 annual Holiday Fine Arts & Crafts Fair. For more information, visit lagruacenter.org.

Lucretia Bingham

1 to 3 p.m.; Bank Square Books, 53 West Main St., Mystic.

Bank Square Books will host an open house book signing with local author Lucretia Bingham for her book “Absolute Cornelia.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 860-536-3795.

Milbre Burch

7 p.m.; Lily Pads, 27 North Road, Peace Dale.

Music ‘n More will host Grammy-nominated storyteller Milbre Burch for Tales from Beyond the Ban. Tickets are $15. For tickets or more information, visit musicatlilypads.org.

Romantic Tchaikovsky

8 p.m.; The VETS, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence.

Rhode Island Philharmonic, will present a concert featuring Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2; Still, In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy; and Shostakovich Symphony No. 10. For tickets or more information, visit tickets.riphil.org or call 401-248-7000.

“Swan Lake”

8 p.m.; Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London.

Garde Arts Center will host a performance of the Russian Ballet Theatre’s “Swan Lake.” The Russian Ballet Theatre will donate $1 per ticket sold local public schools. For tickets or more information, visit RussianBalletTheatre.com or gardearts.org or call 860-444-7373.

Sunday, Nov. 17

Joseph Ripka

4 p.m.; Christ Church, 7 Elm St., Westerly.

The Arts Commission of Christ Church will host a performance by organist Joseph Ripka. The concert is free and a reception will follow in the parish hall. For more information, visit christchurchwesterly.org.

Book signing

11:15 a.m.; Christ Church, 7 Elm St., Westerly.

Caswell Cooke will give a presentation and book signing for his book “The Death and Resurrection of the Episcopal Church.” For more information, call 401-596-0197.

Gunilla Norris and RiverFlow

6 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop & Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host a book reading by Guinlla Norris, author of “Great Love in Little Ways” and a musical performance by RiverFlow. All proceeds from the sales of RiverFlow’s CD will be donated to the WARM Center. The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Philip Martorella

2 p.m.; Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston.

Courthouse Center of the Arts will host pianist Philip Martorella for a performance of selections by Mozart, Brahms, Debussy, Stravinsky, Chopin, and Rachmaninoff. Tickets are $20. For tickets or more information, visit courthousearts.org or call 401-782-1018.

Nov 18, 20

“Oceans”

Various times; Westerly Library, 44 Broad St., Westerly.

Town of Westerly’s Plastic Reduction Committee will host a screening of the movie “Oceans” followed by a Q&A to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in Westerly. The event will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. and Wednesday at 5:30 a.m. For more information, visit facebook.com/westerlyplasticreductioncommittee.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

Spirituality, Atheism, and Religion Outside Institutions

7 p.m. Edwards Auditorium, University of Rhode Island, 64 Upper College Road, Kingston

The 2019 University of Rhode Island Honors Colloquium will cover the topic of Religion in America. This week’s speaker will be Christel Manning who will give a talk, “Spirituality, Atheism, and Religion Outside Institutions.” The talk is free. For more information, visit uri.edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 20

David James Madden

7 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop & Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an author discussion and book signing with local author David James Madden, the author of the new book “An Unknown Soldier.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Nov. 20 - 23

Holiday Book Sale

Various times; Wheeler Library, 101 Main St., North Stonington.

The Friends of Wheeler Library will hold a Holiday Book Sale during library hours, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1p.m. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Wheeler Library. For more information, visit wheeler library.org or call 860-535-0383.

Thursday, Nov. 21

William McKeever

7 to 8 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop & Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an author talk and book signing with William McKeever, the author of “Emperors of the Deep: Sharks—the Ocean’s Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians.” The event will be hosted in partnership with the Living Sharks Museum, and Savoy will donate 20 percent of profits to shark research and conservation. The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

History of Thanksgiving

6:30 p.m.; Tapped Apple Cidery & Winery, 37 High St., Westerly.

The Tapped Apple Cidery & Winery will host a Literary Salon with author Harriet Grayson who will discuss the history of the Thanksgiving holiday. People are encouraged to bring their favorite books to read around Thanksgiving. For more information email graysonharriet@gmail.com or visit oceanbreezepress.net.

Exploring the

CT Wine Trail

6:30 p.m.; Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library St., Mystic.

The Mystic & Noank Library will host a talk by Michelle Griffis who will give insider tips about exploring the CT Wine Trail, followed by a question and answer session. The event is free. For more information, visit mysticnoanklibrary.org or call 860-536-7721.

November 21, 22

Christ the King Concert

7 p.m.; Christ the King Church, 180 Old North Rd, Kingston.

The 31st annual Christ the King Concert will feature Tom Kendzia and the Christ the King Choir and Youth Choir conducted by Heather Skidds, with special guest David Haas. Tickets are available at the church office during the week. A free will donation will be held. All proceeds to benefit parish outreach programs

Friday, Nov. 22

James Hazelwood Book Reading

7 p.m.; Cross’ Mills Public Library, 4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

James Hazelwood, Lutheran bishop, will discuss his book, “Everyday Spirituality: Discover a Life of Hope, Peace and Meaning.” There will be musical entertainment provided by Lisa Hazelwood and Mike Bussey. The event is free. For more information, call 401-364-6211 or visit crossmills.org.

Best Friend’s Girl

8 p.m.; Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston.

Courthouse Center of the Arts will host a performance by The Cars tribute band, Best Friend’s Girl. Tickets are $23. For tickets or more information, visit courthousearts.org or call 401-782-1018.

Nov. 22, 23

“The 25th Annual

Putnam County

Spelling Bee”

Various times; Westerly Middle School,10 Sandy Hill Road, Westerly.

Theatre Scrapbook will present ‘the 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Performances will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. and on Saturday at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For tickets and more information, visit theatrescrapbook.com.

“The Life of the

World to Come”

7 p.m.; First United Methodist Church, 23 Willow Street, Mystic

Emerson Theater Collaborative will present “The Life of the World to Come” by Darcy Parker Bruce, directed by Kato McNickle and produced by Theresa Broach. The play will be presented as a staged reading. A donation at the door is welcome. For more information call 860-705-9711.

Saturday, Nov. 23

Music Matters

5 p.m.; La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington.

La Grua Center’s Music Matters Series will host a performance, Hearfelt Salon, Intimate Stage, featuring Sonja Du Toit Tengblad, soprano; Emily Marvosh, contralto; and Joseph Turbessi, pianos. Tickets are $20, free for age 18 and under. For tickets or more information, visit lagruacenter.org or call 860-535-2300.

Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra

7:30 p.m.; Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London.

Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra will present a concert, Death & Transfiguration, featuring Brahms' Violin Concerto with Hannah Cho, soloist, and the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus. For tickets or more information, visit gardearts.org or call 860-444-7373, ext. 1.

Completely Unchained

8 p.m.; Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston.

Courthouse Center of the Arts will host a performance by Van Halen tribute band, Completely Unchained. Tickets are $25. For tickets or more information, visit courthousearts.org or call 401-782-1018.

Ukulele Concert

2 p.m.; Kingston Free Library, 2605 Kingstown Road, Kingston.

The Kingston Free Library will host a performance by The South County Ukulelians who will perform a variety of music from the 1950’s and on. To register or for more information, call 401-783-8254 or email bobertello@skpl.org.

Nov. 23, 24

Handel’s Messiah

Various times; George Kent Peformance Hall, 119 High St., Westerly.

The Chorus of Westerly and Handel Festival Orchestra, directed by Andrew Howell, will peform movements fro Handel’s Messiah. Performances will be held on Saturday at 6 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, visit chorusofwesterly.org or call 401-596-8663.

Nov. 23 - Dec. 22

Lantern Light Tours

5 p.m.; Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic.

Mystic Seaport’s Lantern Light Tours are a 70-minute progressive play based on Charles Dickens’ 1843 “A Christmas Carol,” in the setting of the historic buildings and vessels of the museum. Tours leave every 15 minutes. For tickets or more information, visit mysticseaport.org or call 860-572-0711.

Sunday, Nov. 24

U.S. Coast Guard Band

2 p.m.; Leamy Concert Hall, 15 Mohegan Ave., New London.

The U.S. Coast Guard Band will perform a concert featuring Alan Hovhaness’ Symphony No. 4 and Bernstein’s “Suite from Mass” for brass quintet and band. The event is free. To enter the Coast Guard Academy, drivers are required to present a valid photo ID. For more information, visit uscg.mil/band or call 860-701-6826.

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