Wicked Rhody podcast hosts Mary and Ben discuss Rhode Island life, ideas, events, and stuff to do for the week of November 9th.  

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Wicked Interesting:

NOVEMBER 8, 2018 – DECEMBER 30, 2018
A CHRISTMAS CAROLBy Charles DickensOriginal music by Richard Cumming Directed by Mark Valdez
Celebrating 41 years at Trinity Rep, Rhode Island’s family holiday tradition brings Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Tiny Tim, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future to the stage in a glorious re-telling of the classic story that has delighted and inspired millions.
A local choir will be featured at each performance of A Christmas Carol.
The Providence Journal recently did a story about thier Sensory Friendly programming.
Best availability in November. Buy early for best seats and prices.
We’re looking for choirs to be in this year’s production.

Just Over The Border  

New England’s favorite family holiday tradition
We’re looking for choirs to be in this year’s production.
Please see the website for more information.

Please see the website for more information.


Wicked Fun in the 401
  • Beneath the Armor: Choral Music of War & Peace by Collegium Ancora
  • Two concerts this weekend
  • Saturday 6-730 in Providence, Sunday 4-530 in East Greenwich
  • 100 years after the end of WWI, we honor the sacrifices of those who have fought and died for freedom’s sake, and reflect on what it is about human nature that causes war to continue. Featuring the world premiere of Canadian composer Colin Eatock’s “Five Poems from the Great War”, with Sunday’s performance in an historic armory & museum.
  • Veterans’ and active duty military discounts at both performances.

  • The PawSox Foundation presents the 3rd Annual Veterans Home Run 5K Walk ‘n Run Saturday, November 10th, 2018 starting at 9am (registration begins at 7:30am) at McCoy Stadium.
  • This year’s race features a revised route that takes participants into scenic downtown Pawtucket before returning to McCoy Stadium for a finish at home plate. Thank you to our sponsors at W.B. Mason Co., Coast 93.3, National Grid, Planet Fitness                  b b
  • The Veterans Home Run 5K is held in honor of those who have served or are currently serving our country. Proceeds will benefit veterans causes in Rhode Island. This year, the PawSox Foundation is excited to partner with the 21 Heroes organization and Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, in honor of the 21 Pawtucket veterans who were killed while serving in the Vietnam War.
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/268271983814079/

  • Veterans Day – WaterFire
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Full Lighting – Sunset 4:30 pm
  • Lighting time – 5:30 pm
  • State House Ceremony – 4:00 pm on the South Steps
  • Veterans Resource Fair – Opens at 3:00 pm
  • https://waterfire.org/november-10-2018-waterfire-salute-to-veterans/

Wicked Family Friendly

This weeks “Wicked Family Friendly” Event is:
Family Hike at Roger Williams Park
Monday 1-3
Did you know that Roger Williams Park has several miles of peaceful woodland trails that wind along the water’s edge? You wouldn’t guess you’re in the middle of the city!

Join a moderate 2-mile hike of a portion of the Big Lakes Trail with the Roger Williams Park Conservancy, RI Families in Nature, and the Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership.

Hike will depart from the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center parking lot promptly at 1:00 PM; see a Park map: https://rwpconservancy.org/explore/maps/

We’ll end back at the Botanical Center for a fall-inspired nature art activity!

• Bring water and dress for the weather; tuck pants into socks as there may be ticks.
• Beware of possible poison ivy along the trails.
• For this hike, you can earn 5,000 points through the Zoo’s Nature Swap. Registered participants bring in natural “found” items to collect points for swapping with items in the Nature Swap collection. Learn more: http://natureswap.rwpzoo.org/

  • Brandon King at Cardi’s Furniture & Mattresses in South Attleboro, MA
  • Monday, November 12 – 7pm
  • Brandon King of the New England Patriots will be at Cardi’s Furniture for the Extra Point Football Show – which is broadcast live on WEEI 103.7 FM

The first 100 attendees will receive a free autographed photo of Brandon King

Source: WR