Wicked Rhody: (9/8 - 9/10/17) Rhode Island 's Podcast About Life and Events in Providence, Newport and the Ocean State!

Wicked Rhody podcast hosts Mary and Ben discuss Rhode Island life, ideas, events, and stuff to do for the week of September 8th.

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Wicked Interesting:

RI Seafood Festival


Wicked Fun in the 401 

Block Island Rock Fest

Ballard's hosts the Block Island Rock Fest 2017 and it is FREE for all! The Ultimate Summer Party is at Ballard's and you can dance to the sounds of Classic Rock Music on our private beach, enjoy cocktails from our tiki bars, drink & eat and party all day long!
Come and party with Ballards Inn of Block Island, 94HJY-The Home of Rock and Roll & The River 105.9!
AC/DC Tribute Band DIRTY DEEDS & DIVER DOWN: The No.1 Van Halen Tribute Band will perform live!

Paul and Al 94 HJY & the entire crew fro 94HJY-The Home of Rock and Roll will host along with Renee of The River 105.9!

And remember - there is NEVER a cover charge at Ballard's!

Slater Park Fall Festival 

Sept 9&10 11am - 5pm
Greetings from Pawtucket will be at the Pawtucket Arts Festival - Slater Park Fall Festival on September 9th and 10th with lots of Greeting Cards and Fun items for sale.

Want to get a 10% discount for our booth at the festival? Sign up for our newsletter on our Facebook page (I will not share or sell your information - pinky swear!)

To enter to win a $25 Gift Certificate and a Greetings From Pawtucket TShirt (Postcard design) like our page on Facebook page and share this post - or drop into our booth at the Festival and enter to win!


This event brings 10,000+ people to Slater Memorial Park over the weekend where you'll find 100+ vendors & makers, Food Vendors and fun activities and events

Slater park also has a farm with multiple animals, a great children's park, Animal Shelter, Paddle Boats, and a gorgeous Carousel.

Swim Across Amercia - RI 

Saturday, Sept 9 2017 - Roger Wheeler State Beach
Swimmers of all ages are invited to take part in our annual event on beautiful Roger Wheeler Beach in Narragnsett, Rhode Island!

Since the initial RI Open Water Swim in 2010, they’ve supported oncology research and treatment at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence.
In 2016, our Wavemakers raised over $165,000! Whether you are a veteran swimmer or you're looking to do your first open water swim, we welcome you to help us Make Waves in the Ocean State!
Join our 1/2 mile or 1 mile open water swim in the beautiful Narragansett Bay at Roger Wheeler Beach. Swimmers of all ages and skill levels are welcome!

Man in Red Bandana

Showings at Providence Place Mall


New England Patriots Player - Duron Harmon at Cardi’s Furniture in South Attleboro
Monday, Sept 11 at 7pm


Including RI Philharmonic Pops concert - early! 5:30-7:30pm
Slater Park

1-2pm- Johnny Watson Jr. Blues Band
3-4pm- Greg Abate Jazz Quartet
8:15-8:30- Fireworks!

Rain date September 10th.
Please note that the program is subject to change and substitution:

Smith: National Anthem
Bernstein: Candide Overture
Rossini: William Tell Overture
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance
Puzzle Peace
Desenne: Tritsch Tratsch Triqui Traqui
Giacchino: Suite from "Star Trek: Into Darkness"
Badelt arr. Ricketts: Pirates of the Caribbean
Sousa: Washington Post March
Zimmer arr. Ford: Batman: The Dark Knight Rises
Ward arr. Dragon: America the Beautiful
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever

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