Wicked Rhody: (12/1 - 12/3/17) 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 December 1st.

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Wicked Interesting:

30th Annual Bristol Christmas Festival
Saturday Night, December 2 -  Grand Illumination 4-6pm
Ceremonies in front of Burnside Building, Bristol, RI    FREE
- Music and Entertainment
- Introduction of Dottie Cordeiro Spirit of Christmas Award Recipient
- Grand Illumination Countdown
- Christmas Music Sing-A-Long
Sunday Morning, December 3 - Breakfast with Santa - $5!!!   8a-12p
$5 (free for children 5 and under)
Pancake Breakfast
FREE pictures with Santa Claus
Craft Workshop
Face Painting
Balloon Twisting
Family Friendly Magic Show

Wicked Fun in the 401 

State House Tree Lighting
 Amica Downtown Jingle 5k & Elves Kids Run
Sunday at 11 AM - 1 PM
A Fun 5k in Downtown Providence RI. The event starts and finishes at the RI Convention Center. Santa will be prsent for the kids inside the RI Convention Center. Jingle Bells will be distributed for the 5k.

PawSox to Host 3rd Annual Enchanted Village Holiday Party for all fans December 2...
Jerry Remy, Rich Gedman, Paws, Sox and Santa to Visit McCoy Stadium.

The event, in which the ballpark becomes a Winter Wonderland, is free and open to fans of all ages. Red Sox Hall of Famer & NESN color analyst, Jerry Remy and former Red Sox All-Star catcher & current PawSox hitting coach, Rich Gedman will be in attendance at McCoy to meet fans. Mascots Paws and Sox as well as Santa Claus will also greet fans young and old.

In addition, the Boston Red Sox will provide access to their "Red Sox Virtual Reality" which will be set-up in one of the McCoy suites. The Virtual Reality offers viewers a 360 degree look around Fenway Park, giving fans the experience that they are standing on the field with the players, at batting practice, in the dugout, and other fun Fenway experiences.
Newport Mansions have decked their halls
Christmas at the Newport Mansions
November 18, 2017 to January 1, 2018

The glitter of gold and the sparkle of silver will dazzle you as you tour three magnificent mansions decked out in Yuletide finery. Music, tours, and spectacular decorations highlight the celebration of Christmas at the Newport Mansions.

Wicked Tasty

Sweenor's Chocolate Open House
Sunday at 12 PM - 5 PM
Annual Open House! We will be making our candy canes and lots of other goodies, and of course, Santa will be there. We will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Jonnycake Center. Who's coming?


The 33rd Annual Fall River Children’s Holiday Parade
Parade steps-off at 1 p.m.
Parade Route: Kennedy Park down South Main Street ending at the corner of Central and Bedford St. Marchers are to check-in at the PARADE TENT at the corner of Bradford Ave and South Main St no later than 11:30 a.m. Floats and large vehicles should check-in no later than 10 a.m. at the corner of Middle St and Broadway.
• One of the largest Children’s Holiday Parade in New England
• A number of High School Bands throughout New England, Bagpipe Bands, Drum and Bugle Corps, Brass Bands, including the Saints Brigade Drum & Bugle Corps from New York, the Hallamore Clydesdale Horses, 4 Giant Parade Balloons, Local Fire and Police Departments, 30 Beautifully Decorated Floats, 29 Marching Groups, 32 motorized units, 17 Bands and costume characters
• 100% participation from the Fall River Public Schools
• Santa arrives by helicopter heading up South Main Street towards Kennedy Park at 12:45p.m.

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