Wicked Rhody: (7/20/18 - 7/22/18) A Podcast About Rhode Island Life and Events

Wicked Rhody podcast hosts Mary and Ben discuss Rhode Island life, ideas, events, and stuff to do for the week of July 20th.

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Wicked Interesting

July 20-22  South County Balloon Festival
2018 is the 40th Anniversary of this popular summer event. The festival is presented by the Wakefield Rotary Club, and proceeds from this event benefit several charities.
The South County Balloon Festival features Tethered Hot Air Balloon rides* in morning and evening, family entertainment, crafters, carnival rides, car show, food vendors, live music (Friday & Saturday Nights), Balloon Glow* (Fri, Sat), fishing pond, bounce houses, and lots of other family fun. Entry is payable at the gate. Balloon rides* and carnival rides have additional fee.
Roomful of Blues kicks off the festival Friday at 6:30 PM (rain or shine)
Billy Gilman Concert on Saturday 7:00 PM (rain or shine)
General admission to the festival is $10 and children 10 and under are free all weekend. Parking is free and plentiful.
*All balloon activities are weather dependent. Balloons ascend in morning and evening only.
Please see our website for all ballooning hours & details www.southcountyballoonfest.com

Wicked Fun in the 401 

Fox Point Folk Fest
Saturday 2-7pm
Paddle With Your PUP!
Hosted by East Coast Paddle Sports in Wakefield
SUP or Kayak with your Pup every Saturday morning!
Our experienced instructors will lead our pet-friendly paddling course and offer a new and exciting adventure for your furry friend! Beginning with land training,
Paddlers will learn the fundamentals for safely paddling with their dogs.
Once paddlers and pups are comfortable, we will explore Point Judith Pond and have a real Dog Party with our dogs showing us the real meaning of the Doggie Paddle!
Your furry friend is going to beg to come back for more!
ON-GOING - Every Saturday morning 10-11:30.
Movies on the Block - this week is Pulp Fiction
Thursday 6:30-11
78 Fountain St Pvd

Entrain at the Dockside in Newport - Returns Sunday Night - 8pm!
Martha's Vineyard's own Entrain performs every Sunday this summer at The Dockside on the water in Newport RI. Giant dance floor and the funky world beat sounds of Entrain will make Sunday the place to be in Newport!. "Their eclectic sound is like a funky, world, jam, ska, reggae rock stew...with enough drums to sink a battleship"... The Boston Globe -Tickets available at the door.

Wicked Family Friendly 

Carousel Summerfest at Slater Park in Pawtucket!
Saturday 10a-6p
Sunday 10a-5p
This two day festival brings crafts, food and entertainment together within the beautiful confines of Slater Memorial Park. Performing acts include Zydegroove, The Jesse Liam Band, Cool Banana Wig and Rock-a-Baby.
The mission of the Carousel Summerfest is to assist in the preservation of Pawtucket's historic gem, the Slater Park Looff Carousel.

The purpose of this fundraiser is not only to help generate funds to assist with the ongoing maintenance and preservation efforts, but to also bring awareness to the beauty, character and history of this carousel, built in 1895.

Free Summer Children's Performance Featuring T-Bone
Tuesday, July 24 at 6pm
He is known to his audiences as “America’s Musical Pied Piper.” His performances encourage audience participation, including “T-Bone’s Camp Muckalucka.”
A variety of free children’s performances, sponsored by Pride Hyundai will be presented in Slater Park for children and families from July 10th to August 21st. The stage is located between the Park Office and the Daggett House, across from the tennis courts. The Slater Park Pavilion will be the alternate location in the event of rain. (conditions may change)
Presented by: Pride Hyundai of Seekonk

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