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Exploring Diverse Cultures: From Poutine to Wearing of...

The Blackstone Valley is home to many diverse cultures, and March is a month we celebrate the food, drink and events of a few of them. From Irish to the French-Canadian, we will share the who, what and where for you all to enjoy. Celebrating...

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March is certainly coming in like a lion! Hopefully, with the recent snowfall, you had a chance to enjoy some of Blackstone Valley's winter activities like sledding, and perhaps get in a sleigh ride at Liberty Farm and Carriage Works before we settle into Spring.


Below is a sampling of events happening throughout Rhode Island's Blackstone Valley that you don't want to miss in March!



·     Thursday, March 2 @ 7 - 8 pm - Parked at Home Series - Featuring: Historian Megan Kate Nelson’s book Saving Yellowstone, Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, Virtual (Continues Thursdays through April 16 with a different topic) MORE INFO


·     Friday, March 3 @ 7 pm & Saturday, March 4 @ 2 & 7 pm - Newsies Jr, Presented by JDP Theatre of East Providence, Tolman High School Pawtucket MORE INFO


·     Saturday, March 4 @ 8 pm - Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Stadium Theatre, Woonsocket. MORE INFO


·     Friday, March 10 @ 7 pm - Comedy Night featuring Michael Petit, Crystal Lake Tavern, Mapleville - MORE INFO


·     Saturday, March 11 @ 11 am - 7 pm - A&W Root Beer Opening Day, Smithfield. MORE INFO


·     Sunday, March 12 & 26 @ 1 - 3 pm - Ukrainian Egg Decorating, The Hen House, Chepachet. MORE INFO


·     Sunday, March 12 @ 2 - 4 pm Music at the Farm - "Celebrate Family" Concert, Grace Note Farm, Pascoag MORE INFO


·     Friday, March 17 @ 8:30 pm - Wishbone Ash, The Met, Pawtucket MORE INFO


·     Sunday, March 19 @ 9 am - 12 pm - F.I.T. 'Rock Trail Race, The Monastery, Cumberland. MORE INFO


·     Friday, March 24 @ 8 pm - Kim Trusty, Chan's, Woonsocket. MORE INFO





Crowning of Cherry Blossom Princess

In a long-time partnership with the Japanese Consul and State of Rhode Island, Blackstone Valley Tourism Council has assisted with the Crowning of Rhode Island's Cherry Blossom Princess.


This year's crowning will take place Friday, March 10 at the State House in Rhode Island.






Look for the Cherry Blossoms in RI's Blackstone Valley in April/May

Cherry trees are planted along Roosevelt Avenue in

Central Falls, Pawtucket, River Island Park

& Train Depot in Woonsocket.