Events


GALA EVENTS

 

november 1
25TH ANNIVERSARY GRAND GALA CELEBRATION - AN EVENING OF STARS
$150 p.p. The Pawtucket Armory, Pawtucket, R.I. Black Tie optional. Serving families of critically ill children. Note: A block of rooms are reserved at the Providence Biltmore Hotel with shuttle service to and from the Gala. 401-274-4447; rmhprovidence.org.

 

november 8
MAKE-A-WISH® ~ EVENING OF WISHES
Individual Tickets: $200. Omni Providence Hotel, Providence, R.I. Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island. 401-781-9474; massri.wish.org.

 

november 13
18TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW PREVIEW & GALA
5:30-8:30 p.m. Individual Tickets: The 5:30 p.m. VIP Reception will be $250 and the 6:30 p.m. Gala Ticket will be $125. The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St. Boston. Will benefit The Friends of the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit. 617-363-0405. http://www.fineartboston.com

 

november 21
SHADES OF HOPE GALA
6 p.m. The Four Seasons Hotel, Boston. Room reservations/early booking recommended. “Education, prevention, and support for the most serious form of skin cancer.” 617-351-2074; shelby.spector@fourseasons.com; mfne.org.

 

november 21
17TH ANNUAL EVENING OF ANGELS GALA
5:30-11 p.m., $150. Seaport Hotel, One Seaport Ln., Boston. Paying tribute to the patients, pilots, sponsors, and supporters who make this mission possible. WBZ anchor David Wade is the Master of Ceremonies. 978-794-6868; angelflightne.org.

 

december 4
The Rhode Island Foundry Artists Show Opening Gala
Thursday, December 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, please visit foundryshow.com.

 

december 31
A NEW YEAR’S EVE BASH
7-10 p.m. $50 adults, $15 children. New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, Mass. Live music, dancing, roaming performers, children’s entertainment, and fireworks! Heavy hors d’oeuvres and champagne toast. Cash bar. 508-997-0046x116; whalingmuseum.org.

 

FINE ART

 

november 14-16
18TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW
Friday 1-8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. & Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $15. The Cyclorama, The Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St., Boston. 617-363-0405; fineartboston.com.

MANSIONS & GARDENS

 

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NEWPORT MANSIONS SERVANT LIFE TOUR
Offered hourly from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., adults $15, ages 6-17, $5. The Elms, Newport, R.I. newportmansions.org.

 

november 14
DAHLIA DAYS
10 a.m.-11:30 p.m., $45. Carriage House, Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Rd., (Rt. 114), Bristol, R.I. With Rick Peckham of Peckham’s Greenhouse, Little Compton, R.I. Light refreshments served. Limited selection of dahlias available to purchase. Indoor/outdoor event. Bring gardening gloves. 401-253-2707; blitheworld.org.

 

november 28 - january 2
SPARKLE! AN OUTDOOR FAMILY EVENT
6-8 p.m. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Rd., (Rt. 114), Bristol, R.I. 401-253-2707; blithewold.org.

 

ART PROGRAMS AND CLASSES

 

november 14-16, 21-23 & 28-30
SNOWFARM SECONDS SALE!
New art every weekend! 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $1 admission benefits the High School Program Scholarship Fund. “Make your own glass ornament,” fee $25. 5 Clary Rd., Williamsburg, Mass. Days only, (January through October), or overnight inclusive classes, (mid-April through October), studio workshops in Ceramics, Digital Arts, Glass Beads, Glassblowing, Kiln Glass/Stained Glass, Metalsmithing/Jewelry, Mixed Arts, Painting/Drawing, Textile Arts, Welding and Woodworking. Classes for beginners, as well as the more experienced student. 413-268-3101; public.snowfarm.org.

 

december 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 & 14
The Rhode Island Foundry Artists Show and Sale
The Rhode Island Foundry Artists Show and Sale is held at the historic Pawtucket Armory at 172 Exchange Street in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Opening Gala will take place Thursday, December 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The six remaining dates are December 5 and 12 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., and December 6, 7, 13, and 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free, though a donation of a non-perishable food item is encouraged. For more information, please visit foundryshow.com.

 

MUSEUMS

 

november 13 & 18
OLD DARTMOUTH LYCEUM-WHALING MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES
Reception: 6 p.m., Lecture: 7 p.m., $20 per lecture. Nov. 13th, Seth Rainville, professional potter, presents an overview of the exhibition Of Earth and Sea, to open Spring 2015 at the museum. Nov. 18th, Laela Sayigh and Michael Moore of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Their presentation will include whale behavior, acoustics, neurobiology, and conservation. Highlighting the museum’s recent acquisition of a marine mammal acoustics archive. 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, Mass. 508-997-0046; whalingmuseum.org.



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