Event: Fantastic Finds: Holiday Magic
Venue:  Pequot Library – Southport
Date: January 5
Description: Enjoy a hands-on, visual and auditory experience with rare books, music, and vintage items. Special Collections consultant and curator Dr. Elizabeth Beaudin gives an abbreviated gallery tour of the exhibition Holiday Magic: Selections from the Children’s Historical Collection, with a focus on the interactive, element-based music on display in the gallery. She will also show selected items not on exhibit, including “The Golden Christmas Book,“ by Gertrude Crampton, New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1947.
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Event: Winter Blues Brew & BBQ Night Out
Venue: Hog RIver Brewing – Hartford
Date: January 6
Description: Enjoy great Hog River craft brews and Bears Smokehouse barbecue food truck serving one of Connecticut’s most succulent smoked meats and hand crafted side dishes to purchase for a great dinner. A fun and relaxing night out in “Hartford’s Living Room.” Event is open to all 21+, bring your friends.
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Rhode Island

Event: Ice Bumper Cars
Venue: Two Kennedy Plaza – Providence
Date: January 5-7
Description: What’s more fun than bumper cars? How about ice bumper cars! Slide, glide, bump and spin your way around the Alex and Ani City Center Ice Rink in brightly colored, round cars. A bumper car ride costs $12 per rider for 20 minutes. Riders must be 6 years old and at least 42 inches tall. Children 3 to 5 years old can ride free seated with an adult. Providence is the third city in the country, first in New England and first outdoor rink to offer this all ages entertainment. New hours of operation will accommodate shared and exclusive ice time for bumper cars and ice skating.
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Event: Coastal Growers Winter Farmers Market
Venue:  Lafeyette Mill – North Kingstown
Date: January 6
Description: This popular market moves from Casey Farm to the nearby Lafayette Mill, and showcases dozens of local food purveyors and artisans. Notable participants include: Barden Family Orchard, Beautiful Day, The Coffee Guy, The Delicious Deli, Fully Rooted, Knead Donuts, Matunuck Oyster and Vegetable Farm, Olga’s Cup + Saucer, Pat’s Pastured, Reynolds Barn, RI Mushroom Co., Skydog Farm, Schartner Farms, Sunfresh Proteins, Sweet Possibilities, Tallulah’s Taqueria, Willywaw, Zephyr Farm. And more, plus jewelry, pottery, hand-blown glass and other locally-made, artisan gifts. There’s also live music each week. Saturday’s until May 5th 2018.
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Event: Westchester Wedding & Bridal Expo
Venue: Westchester County Center – White Plains
Date: January 6
Description:  The Westchester County Bridal Expo opens for one sparkling day at the Westchester County Center! Westchester County is a hot spot for weddings and our bridal show format fits their needs perfectly. With the proven format of combining fashion shows with a large vendor presence, our bridal shows offer couples the unique opportunity to shop for every facet of their wedding needs in one location. What a time saver for busy working people, to find everything they need in one day and at one bridal show! And not just one, but several of each bridal product or service, providing a wide variety of styles and prices to suit every taste and budget. Elegant fashion shows, live bands, breathtaking displays, mouthwatering samples of fine foods and confections, and the convenience of finding it all in one place makes Jenks Productions’ bridal shows a must for busy, discerning couples-to-be!
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Event:  Mamaroneck Winter Farmers Market
Venue: St. Thomas Episcopal Church – Mamaroneck
Date: January 6
Description: Stay local this winter! Come shop for locally grown and made foods indoors at the Mamaroneck Winter Farmers Market, located in the St. Thomas Episcopal Church annex. Each Saturday from January to April you will find favorite farmers and food makers from the Larchmont and Rye Farmers Markets with locally grown fruits and vegetables, local meats, seafood, pantry items and prepared foods.
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