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Rhode Island, History, Fun, Education, Museum, Roger William @ Rhode Island State House
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

January 3, 2017 – December 29, 2017

9:00AM – 2:00PM (50 Minutes per Tour)

The event occurs daily, every weekday.

The tour stops include the Rhode Island Charter Museum, which features the Royal Charter of 1663 and other historical documents and artifacts; the State Room, where Gilbert Stuart’s famous portrait of George Washington hangs; and the Rotunda, where you can gaze upward at one of the world’s largest self-supported marble domes. Be sure to visit the Visitor’s Center gift shop for Rhode Island produced books, postcards, and other unique gifts and mementoes.

Tours are available during school vacation weeks as a fun and educational family activity.

For more information, visit the State of Rhode Island website at www.sos.ri.gov or call 401-222-3983.

Greatist Hits @ Providence Children's Museum
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Greatist Hits @ Providence Children's Museum

We asked for your opinion, and you answered! Our “greatest hits” activities in Discovery Studio, the Museum’s open-ended art and science exploration space, will feature favorite throw-back activities from Discovery Studio programming. All of your favorite creating and exploring can be re-discovered during this week of program legacies!

Not-So-Spooky Halloween @ Edaville Family Theme Park
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Guests are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costumes and head on over to the park for a full day of kid friendly, parent approved, trick or treating at every ride!  Edaville features big kid rides, and family rides, designed to have the time of your lives!  Admission includes access to Thomas Land, Dino Land & Cran Central.

Get In The Game – Board Game Fun! (Ages 6-16) @ Washington Park Library
Oct 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
MetLife Family Friday @ Providence Children's Museum
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MetLife Family Friday @ Providence Children's Museum
The Museum is open free from 5:00 – 8:00 pm for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!,” sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and discover!
Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is back October 5 through November 5 delighting audiences of all ages.  This year we will travel through time and visit with dinosaurs, explore the ice age, and peek into the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Rome.  As guests wander the Wetlands trail they will delight in the history of the Middle Ages, discover the New World, and be fascinated by major inventions like cars, planes, space travel, and the computer.  Infused throughout will be the art and music associated with each era.  Imagine the history of us all on over 5000 intricately carved pumpkins.  Mark your calendars -Tickets on-sale NOW!

Important Information:

  • Prime Nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday): Available for purchase ONLINE ONLY and timed ticket entry requires pre-registration.
  • Value Nights (Monday through Thursday): Sold online and at Zoo admissions.
  • AAA Member Discount (Tuesdays): Available for purchase at Zoo admissions ONLY.
  • Please note: Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is open rain or shine. In the case of light to moderate rain, the show will be open.  There will be no refunds or rescheduling.

Pricing:

Prime Nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday): Available for purchase ONLINE ONLY and timed ticket entry requires pre-registration.
Adult $18; child $15 (ages 2-12) | Current RWP Zoo members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets.
Trail open 6:00 – 11:00 pm. LAST TICKET SOLD AT 10:30 PM
Children one and younger are always admitted free.

Value Nights (Monday through Thursday): Sold online and at Zoo admissions.
Adult $15, child $12 (ages 2-12) | Current RWP Zoo members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets.
Trail open 6:00 – 10:30 pm. LAST TICKET SOLD AT  10:00 PM
Children one and younger are always admitted free.

AAA Member Discount (Tuesdays): Available for purchase at Zoo admissions ONLY.
Current AAA members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets.
To receive the AAA discount, tickets must be purchased in-person and members must show a valid AAA membership card and a matching photo I.D.

RWP Zoo Membership Discount:​
To receive the member discount for online tickets, all members must log into their online member account and the discount will automatically apply at checkout.
Value Night ticket attendees may also purchase discounted member tickets in-person with a valid RWPZ membership card and matching photo I.D.
Reciprocal memberships do not apply.

Group Savings:
Host a Private Event: We offer the opportunity for organizations to host private events any night during our Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular.  No matter how big or small the event, we can provide you with an exciting evening. For more information please contact: gsales@rwpzoo.org.

Purchase Discounted Tickets: Group discounts are available to parties with 25 or more paying guests. These discounts are available exculsively on Value Night tickets.  For more information please contact gsales@rwpzoo.org.

 

Outdoor Movie: It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! @ Attleboro Farms
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a Charlie Brown outdoor movie & our straw maze! no tickets needed.

You can sign up to receive a reminder email here: http://bit.ly/AFJMML

The movie will be running a few times so don’t worry if you can’t make it on the dot. We’ll also have our FREE straw maze open!

Fall is FUN at Attleboro Farms!
*Don’t forget your lawn chair and blankets!

Bring your Own Improv family-friendly comedy show @ Warwick Museum of Art
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm
Bring your Own Improv family-friendly comedy show @ Warwick Museum of Art | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States

Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its ninth season! This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation! You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud at a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or if you feel you’re ready, jump up and get involved with us on stage!

Haunted Hayride @ Bateson's Apple Farm
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm