Top Weekend Picks: Bruins, Bikes, Brides & More
Friday, January 07, 2011
Let it snow, let it snow... you get the idea. But don't let it keep you from enjoying this mini-avalanche of fun stuff to do this weekend. And they're easy to get to... sled dogs or not.
Best Sports Pick
Providence Bruins, Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence
Get down to the Dunk and watch your PBruins take on the Manchester Monarchs. It's a great family outing, a great date night, and still affordable. Puck drops just after 7pm. Dunkin' Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Square, Providence, 273.5000, tickets $28, $24, $18.
Best Show Pick
1001 Tales in the Dark, Perishable Theater, Providence
You are not going to want to miss this. A first-ever theatrical showing of New England's best belly dance, burlesque, and performance artists. In this contemporary retelling of a classic tale each artist presents an unique storyline to add to the pages of history. Sassy, sexy, smart. 7-9 pm, Perishable Theater, 95 Empire St. Providence, 331-2695. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 18+.
Best He Pick
Northeast Motorcycle Expo, RI Convention Center, Providence
You wouldn’t want to be home missing this bike show. The Motorcycle Midget and Mayhem Tour is going to be here. Children, ladies, gear heads and family are all welcome to come and see this amazing event put together under one roof. RI Convention Center, 1 Sabin St, Providence, 978-688-8888. Adults $15, children 6-12 $7.
Best She Pick
SNE Bridal Show, RI Convention Center, Providence
Saving a date? Know someone who is? Wishing someone would get moving on that front? Here's your chance to get inspired, with 140 of Southern New England's top wedding professionals, great prizes and giveaways, and two professional fashion shows. First 200 brides recieve special offers and gifts! 10:15am-5pm, RI Convention Center,
Best Art Pick
Gilbert Stuart and His Times, William Vareika Fine Arts Ltd, Newport
Stroll wintery Bellevue Avenue and spend some time with Gilbert Stuart, the Rhode Island-born painter made forever famous by his portrait of George Washington. The exhibit features more than 50 artworks by Stuart, and benefits the Gilbert Stuart birthplace and museum in South County. 212 Bellevue Ave, Newport, 849-6149.