Top 20 Rhode Island Events
AUG. 20-22: PAWTUCKET, Grecian Festival. This all-Greek food fete at Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church offers authentic cuisine, pastries, a kafenio (cafe), and ouzo, among other delicacies. Shop the Greek marketplace, take a baking class, and watch a Greek dance troupe in full ethnic costume. 401-725-3127; GreekFestivalRi.com
AUG. 21: ROSE ISLAND, Annual Clambake at Rose Island Lighthouse. This highly popular event on pristine Rose Island offers New England clam chowder, homemade cornbread, lobster, steamers, littlenecks, and mussels, along with Portuguese and Italian sausages, a variety of side dishes, desserts, and a cash bar. Don’t miss all the games, plus a special island tour and and live music, too. 401-847-4242; roseislandlighthouse.org
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