2015-11-12 / Calendar

Calendar

Thursday

November 12

JAC Members’ Show Opening Reception The exhibit showcases works by local artists and beyond, Didi Suydam, winner of last year’s show will have a solo show in the small gallery, reception 6-8 p.m., exhibit Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Dec. 5, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Eight Bells Lecture “Whips to Walls: Naval Discipline from Flogging to Progressive Era Reform at Portsmouth Prison” will be discussed by Rodney Watterson, Brett Hall, Newport Naval Station, noon, free and open to the public but advance reservations are required for those without base access, limited seating, 401- 841-4052.

LEGO Thursdays LEGO bricks are provided, creations are dismantled at the end of the day, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30- 4:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Shakespeare in Middletown Fans gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 5-6 p.m., 401-846-0573, middletownlibrary.org.

Newport County YMCA Annual Wine Tasting More than 150 wines and beers are offered along with hors d’oeuvres and food shops, proceeds benefit the YMCA’s community support campaign, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 5-8 p.m., $65, VIP reception 4-5 p.m., $150, 401-847-9200 x109, newportcountyymca.org.

Gallery Night Area art galleries are open in the evening, Newport Art Museum galleries are also open and admission is free, 5-8 p.m., newportgalleries.org.

Art After Dark Enjoy guided tours, art-making opportunities, refreshments, demonstrations

and live music, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5-10 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Redwood Award Presentation and Lecture An evening to honor author, historian, and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough, who will receive the Abraham Redwood Medal for Contributions to American History and Culture and talk about his new book, “The Wright Brothers." Although event has been sold out, call 401-847- 0295 x115 to be added to waiting list, Salve’s Bazarsky Lecture Hall, O’Hare Academic Commons, 5:30 p.m., $35, redwoodlibrary.org.

Middle School Book Club Teens in grades 6-8 read and review books and then keep the books, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 7-7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Trivia Challenge $500 in weekly prizes, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., 401-849- 5000, newportgrand.com.

Dance Performance Salve Regina Dept. of Music, Theatre and Dance presents Winter ’15 Extensions Dance Co., Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 8 p.m., $5- $15, 401-341-3163, newportcasinotheatre.com.

Friday

November 13

‘Handmade Holiday’ Workshop Enjoy holiday merriment in this festive clay workshop, make ornaments, plates and other ceramics, no experience necessary, 12:30-3 p.m., Fridays through Dec. 11, sign up online or call 401-848-2787, newportartmuseum.org.

Celebrating Veterans Film Series Watch “The Best Years of Our Lives,” with Myrna Loy, Fredric March and Dana Andrews, three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have irreparably changed, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30

p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

High School Book Club Teens in grades 9-12 read and review new books and then keep the books, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2:30- 3:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Cornucopia Fine Arts Sale Preview Party Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth, 6-8 p.m., $25 donation, 401-849-4646, pennfield.org.

Climate Change Talk The Jamestown Democratic Town Committee presents Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on climate change, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Murder at the Museum Take part in the interactive murder mystery "Naughty or Nice," set during Christmas in 1892, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7-8:30 p.m., $10-$30, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Improv Interactive comedy with the Bit Players, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Dance Performance 8 p.m. See Nov. 12.

Saturday

November 14

Growers’ Market Get the freshest ingredients for your table from local farmers, purveyors and growers, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 401- 841-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Greenvale Harvest Festival Celebrate the completion of the annual grape harvest with live music, tractor rides and walking tours, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, 1-4 p.m., $3, 401-847-3777, greenvale.com.

Cornucopia Fine Arts Sale Artisans from all over New England, proceeds will benefit Pennfield School's arts education and enrichment programs, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $25 donation, 401-849-4646, pennfield.org.

Second Saturdays at the Museum Celebrate America Recycles Day, bring broken doll parts, the wheels missing a truck, and homeless puzzle pieces and transform them into sculptural art, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 10 a.m.-noon, children ages 3-10, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Story Fun Children ages 2-4 enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Seal Tours Take in 360-degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge, one-hour seal tours are entirely boat-based, two-hour tours include a tour of Rose Island Lighthouse, Bowen's Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, 1 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays, and public school vacation days through April 24, prices vary, 401-324-6020, savebay.org.

Girl Scout Adventures Team-building activities for girls, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-3 p.m., children ages 7-12, $5, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Live Jazz Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, 1-4 p.m., Saturdays through Dec. 12, 401- 847-3777, greenvale.com.

Opening Reception at Blink Blink Gallery will hold an opening reception of its first annul Mini Art Show, more than 20 artists display a wide-range of works, 2 - 5 p.m., 478 Thames St.

Make Something Saturdays Children ages 3 and up drop in to make a craft to take home, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-826-1573, middletownlibrary.org.

Books and Authors Series Emergency room doctor Jay Baruch reads from a collection of fiction entitled “What’s Left Out,” Q & A to follow, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., seating limited, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Dance Performance 2 and 8 p.m. See Nov. 12.

Family Movie Children ages 6-12 and their families are invited to watch “Inside Out,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

9/11 Prose and Poetry Dr. Edward McCrorie, Professor Emeritus of English at Providence College, reads from his new book, “Pretend Ballads,” inspired by the children who lost their fathers on Sept. 11, 2001 and Dr. Beatrice Beebe, clinical professor of

medical psychology, provides psychoanalytic insights to the experiences the children of Sept. 11 encountered, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4:30 p.m., 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

3-D Printing FabNewport’s Steve Heath demonstrates 3-D printer usage, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Drama Presentation of ‘The Tempest’ Presented by Brown/Trinity Rep. MFA programs, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 401-560-0979, 8 p.m., tickets online and at the door, $12 general admission, $6 seniors and students, jamestownartcenter.org.

Gold Exchange Fundraiser Diamond Hill Jewelers will test and weigh jewelry, if an offer is accepted the owner will be paid immediately, a portion of the day’s buy-back sales will benefit Portsmouth Library, 2658 East Main Road, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Zumbathon Charity Event Dance to benefit the Housing Hotline energy program, no experience necessary, all ages welcome, turkey basket, door prize, raffles and refreshments, Florence Gray Center, 1 York St., 6:30 p.m., $10, bring a blanket, coat, hats, gloves or a heater, ggeorge@cityofnewport.com.

Common Fence Point Concert Enjoy music by the Kropp Dusters, Common Fence Point Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. concert, $15 in advance, $18 at the door, 401-683-0585, commonfencemusic.org.

Comedy Night Fundraiser The Portsmouth Lions Club hosts its first annual comedy night fundraiser featuring three professional comedians, Green Valley Country Club, 371 Union St., Portsmouth, 7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. show, $20, cash bar and appetizers available, proceeds benefit local charities and school and athletic organizations, portsmouthlc.org.

Improv 8 and 10 p.m. See Nov. 13.

Sunday

November 15

Hoop Shoot Contest Hoop shoot contest for boys and girls ages 8 to 13, St. George’s School, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown, registration 9 a.m., 401- 683-7436 or 401-835-1579.

Guided Hike Discover natural history and animal signs, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, 11 a.m.- noon, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org. Newport Seal Tours 1 p.m. See Nov. 14.

Conducting Handel’s ‘Messiah’ Dr. Edward Markward, music director of Rhode Island Civic

Chorale and Orchestra, discusses Handel's “Messiah” and his approach to conducting the famous oratorio, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 2:30 p.m., 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Drama Presentation of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Presented by Brown/Trinity Rep. MFA programs, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 401-560-0979, 3 p.m., tickets online and at the door, $12 general admission, $6 seniors and students, jamestownartcenter.org.

Genealogy Workshop Series Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Monday

November 16

Transcendental Meditation The session is presented by Carol Tavares of the Maharishi Foundation, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 9:30-11 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownlibrary.org.

Story Time For children ages 2-5 along with their parents or caregivers, the program features books, songs, finger plays, and a craft activity, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:15-11 a.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Multi-Age Story Time Children ages 2-6 enjoy stories, songs, games, rhymes and play time, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownlibrary.org.

Make It, Take It Crafts Children make a craft to take home, best for children ages 3 and up, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401- 846-1573, middletownlibrary.org.

Pizza and a Movie See “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” and have pizza, the film is rated PG-13 and is for children grades 5 and up, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 5:30-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Seamen's Annual Meeting Guest speaker from Coastal Resources Center and presentation to Harry Anderson, public welcome, 6 p.m., Seamen's Church Institute, Market Square.

Tuesday

November 17

Story Time Stories, songs and a craft for children ages 3-5, registration required, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Tales for Twos Two-year-olds enjoy read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Preschool Story Time Children ages 4-6 enjoy readalouds, songs, finger rhymes, flannel boards, a craft and playgroup, registration required, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownlibrary.org.

Tuesday Movie Matinee See “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” (2011), PG documentary, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Adult Coloring Program Detailed coloring sheets and colored pencils provided, participants may bring their own coloring utensils, no experience necessary, light refreshments served, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Shakespeare Enjoy reading with other Shakespeare fans, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Teen Paper Airplane Contests Create your own paper airplanes and compete for height, distance and more, bring a coat if weather permits outside contests, supplies and snacks provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Arts Around the Fire Tracy Jonsson will speak about Newport Art House, Salvation Café, 140 Broadway, 6-8 p.m., newportarts.org.

Third Tuesday Book Group Discuss “We Were Liars,” by E. Lockhart, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Karaoke Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m., 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Wednesday

November 18

Story Time Stories, songs and a craft for children ages 3-5, registration required, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Mother Goose Time Play-based program includes finger plays, songs, books, nursery rhymes for children ages birth-2 with a caregiver, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:15-10:45 a.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Toddler Story Time Children ages 2-3 enjoy readalouds, finger plays, rhymes, movement activities, songs, games, play time, a craft/and or snack, registration required, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., 401-846- 1573, middletownlibrary.org.

Children’s Story Time Books, songs, finger plays and a craft for children ages 2-5, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 11:15-noon, 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Ballard’s Birds of Prey Children ages 7-12 learn about the unique characteristics and abilities of owls, falcons, hawks and eagles, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., rain date Nov. 23, $5, preregistration recommended, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Youth Book Club Children in grades 7 and up discuss “Counting by 7s” by Holly Goldberg Sloan then blog about the conversation, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘Life of the Mind’ Series Marian Gagnon shows her documentary "America's Forgotten Heroine," based on the book “Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter: The Remarkable True Story of American Heroine Ida Lewis" by Lenore Skomal, Q&A after the film, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., wine and cheese served at 5:30 p.m., talk at 6 p.m., free for members, $10 nonmembers, seating limited, reserve at 401-847-0292 x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

Newport Photo Guild Meeting Three guild members will share their vision and artistry, Newport Art Museum, Ilgenfritz Gallery, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m. show and tell, 7 p.m. meeting, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Karaoke 8 p.m. See Nov. 17.

Thursday

November 19

Baby Bookworms Read-alouds, board books, nursery rhymes and play for children ages birth-2 with a caregiver, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Toddler Time Stories, songs and a simple craft for children ages 18 months-2 years, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10- 10:45 a.m., registration required, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Step-Up Story Time Activity rhymes, read-alouds, songs and a craft for children ages 3-4, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m., registration required, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Baby Time Socialization and group play, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 11-11:45 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Read/Eat/Chat Join art lovers and avid readers for the monthly meeting of the Newport Art Museum’s book club, read and discuss Mary Gabriel’s “The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone,” bring lunch, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, $5, members free, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Eight Bells Lecture David Manning presents “Global Arms of Seapower-The Newport Connection,” an examination of the international military officer programs at the U.S. Naval War College, noon, open to the public, advance reservations are required for those without base access, seating limited, 401-841-4052.

LEGO Thursdays 3:30-4:30 p.m. See Nov. 12.

After-School Adventure Songs, activity, stories and a craft for children ages 5-7, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:45 p.m., registration required, 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Popsicle Stick Pizzazz Children in grades 1-5 make popsicle sticks into games and activities, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 4-5 p.m., preregister, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Teen ‘Maker Space’ Program Make a 3-D printed object, your own sticker, or your own T-shirt decal, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Shakespeare in Middletown 5-6 p.m. See Nov. 12.

NBS Annual Meeting Public invited to the Norman Bird Sanctuary's volunteer appreciation recognition and annual meeting at Newport Vineyards, 5:30- 7:30 p.m., reservations requested, normanbirdsanctuary.org, 401- 846-2577.

3-D Printing Club Learn to design and edit your own files and print your own designs, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Architecture Lecture Ralph Harvard, architectural historian, preservationist and interior designer presents “A Baroque Virginia Treasure House: Landon Carter's Sabine Hall,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., Preservation Society members $10, general admission $15, advance registration required, newportmansions.org, 401-848-7000.

Thursday Evening Book Group The book group reads both fiction and nonfiction and meets on the third Thursday of the month, new members welcome, current selection is Kazuo Ishiguro’s “Never Let Me Go,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Jamestown Community Theatre’s 'Encore' Celebrate 25 years of JCT’s performances, Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., 7 p.m., 401-741-9818.

'Alice in Wonderland' The Portsmouth High School Drama Club presents Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland,” 120 Education Lane, 7 p.m., through Nov. 21, $5, 401-683-2124, portsmouthschoolsri.net.

Third Thursdays Short Film Series See five short documentaries from the Rhode Island International Film Festival, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7 p.m., 401-560- 0974, jamestownartcenter.org.

Trivia Challenge 7:30 p.m. See Nov. 12.

Friday

November 20

Friday Flicks and Fun Children ages 2-5 and a caregiver are invited to enjoy a picture book film and a simple craft, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Rum & Revolution Tour with Rum Tasting From the thriving Colonial rum trade through the temperance movement and Prohibition era smuggling, learn about the changing role of alcohol in the community in this tour that ends with a rum tasting, 3:30 p.m., participants must be 21 or older, $30, space limited to 20, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames Street, newporthistorical.org.

'Alice in Wonderland' 7 p.m. See Nov. 19.

Jamestown Community Theatre’s 'Encore' 7 p.m. See Nov. 19.

Saturday

November 21

‘Christmas at the Newport Mansions’ Begins Enjoy music, tours and decorations at three mansions decked out in Yuletide finery, through Jan. 3, 401-847-6000, newportmansions.org.

Thanksgiving Farmers’ Market Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Teen Fiction Book Club Discuss Meg Rosoff’s “There is No Dog,” Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-683-9457.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour From Newport’s Colonial age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-847-8770, newporthistory.org.

Bricks & Sticks Architecture Tour Explore Newport’s exquisitely preserved architecture, from the Colonial era to the Victorian splendor of lower Bellevue Avenue, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames Street, 11 a.m., newporthistorical.org.

Weekend LEGO Club Children ages 4 and up with an adult, drop in anytime between 11 a.m.-noon to build something amazing and build a surprise LEGO challenge, materials provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

LEGO Club Children ages 5-12 drop in and build with LEGOs, which are provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m.-noon, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Seal Tours 1 p.m. See Nov. 14.

Books and Authors Series Eamon McCarthy Earls discusses his book “Twisted Sisters: How Four Superstorms Forever Changed the Northeast in 1954 and 1955,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Tween Acorn Critters Tweens learn to make critters with acorns and felt, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Tween Movie Enjoy “Star Wars,” refreshments and a small project, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Owl Prowl Learn how to identify owl species by sight and call, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 4:30-6 p.m., rain date Nov. 22, $10 members, $12 nonmembers, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

'Alice in Wonderland' 7 p.m. See Nov. 19.

Jamestown Community Theatre’s 'Encore' 7 p.m. See Nov. 19.

Aztec Two-Step Concert Enjoy the legendary folk rock duo Aztec Two-Step, St. John’s Guild Hall, 61 Poplar St., 7:30 p.m., 401- 848-2561.

Common Fence Point Concert Enjoy “Horn of Plenty Music,” doors open at 7 p.m., concert at 8 p.m., $20 in advance, $23 at the door, Common Fence Music Hall, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 401-683-0585, commonfencemusic.org.

Sunday

November 22

‘Roll up the Rug’ Barn Dance Enjoy an old-time barn dance for the whole family featuring a master dance caller, a fiddle champ, and a performance by the young fiddlers and violinists from the Newport String Project, Boys and Girls Club, 95 Church St., 2-4 p.m., newportstringproject.org.

Jamestown Community Theatre’s 'Encore' 3 p.m. See Nov. 19.

Portsmouth Senior Center Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., knitted and crocheted items, homemade baked goods, thrift shop and kitchen will be open, 110 Bristol Ferry Road, 401-683- 4106.

The Church of the Holy Cross Craft Fair, Saturday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m–3 p.m., crafts, bake table, lunch will be available, the thrift shop will be open, 1439 West Main Road, Middletown, 401- 846-7076.

St. Peter’s Annual Old-Fashioned Country Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., theme baskets, white elephants, homemade craft items, a bake table, 525 Broadway, 401-846- 9567.

Pennfield School Cornucopia Fine Arts Sale, Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., more than 65 artisans from all over New England, $2 admission, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth, 401- 849-4646.

United Congregational Church, Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, Nov. 21, white elephants, gently-used toys and other children’s items, books, jewelry, baked goods, food, and crafts, 524 Valley Road, Middletown, 401-849-5444.

Emmanuel Church Holiday Fair, Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., local crafters, silent auction, bake sale, children's activities and more, 42 Dearborn St., 401-847-0675.

All Saints STEAM Academy’s Craft Fair, Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., 915 West Main Road, Middletown, 401-848- 4300.

Holiday Artisan Fair, Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m., Newport Athletic Club, 66 Valley Road, Middletown.

Graceway Community Church Christmas Craft Fair, Saturday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., all proceeds will go toward a new church roof, 215 Forest Ave., Middletown, 401-846-1552.

Holiday Fine Crafts Show, Saturday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., more than 40 New England crafters offer soy candles, baskets, soaps, photographs, wood crafts, wreaths, brass work and more, donations will be welcome and go toward the ALS Foundation, presented by Artisans by the Bay, Viking Hotel, 1 Bellevue Ave.

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