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October 2017

The storied streets of Providence

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017
John Brown House,
52 Power Street
Providence, RI United States
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  Live in Rhode Island? Have children? Here’s an idea that combines "street smarts" with history: the Rhode Island Historical Society's 2017 walking tour schedule has launched with loads of new ways to participate, including earlier start times, new routes, and special themes. Help your kids learn about the capital city and at the same time, gain confidence in knowing the “lay of the land” of Providence's iconic Benefit Street, located on the East Side. Made for walking, exploring and learning, these strolls are a great way to see the city with fresh eyes and hear a story of our city's center that touches on the past, present, and future. Admission: $15; $12 for seniors; $10 for RIHS members and students, $6 for children 8-17, and free for children under 8. Taking place Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays through Saturdays, beginning in May; tour departs at 10 a.m.  
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Walk Benefit Street’s history

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until October 30, 2017
John Brown House,
52 Power Street
Providence, RI United States
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Here’s an idea that combines "street smarts" with history: the Rhode Island Historical Society's 2017 walking tour schedule has launched with loads of new ways to participate, including earlier start times, new routes, and special themes. Help your kids learn about the capital city and at the same time, gain confidence in knowing the “lay of the land” of Providence's iconic Benefit Street, located on the East Side. Made for walking, exploring and learning, these strolls are a great way to see the city with fresh eyes and hear a story of our city's center that touches on the past, present, and future. Admission: $15; $12 for seniors; $10 for RIHS members and students, $6 for children 8-17, and free for children under 8. Taking place Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays through Saturdays, beginning in May; tour departs at 10 a.m.
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$10

Lanterns & Legends

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Washington County Jail,
2636 Kingstown Road
Kingston, RI United States
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Tour-goers for this excursion will hear about some of South County's creepiest history, including brazen murders, gruesome executions, and supposed vampires, all in the hallowed halls of the Old Washington County Jail. The tour highlights grim artifacts from the collection that are not usually on display. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for Center members and students (including college).  Tickets must be purchased prior to the event.  Tours will be also be offered on October 20th, 21st, and 28th at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.  Space is limited, and tours quickly sell out each year.
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$5

Creepy, Crawly Fun

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 29, 2017
Museum of Natural History & Planetarium,
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI United States
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Mysteries at the museum! Head to the Roger Williams Park Museum of Natural History and Planetarium for Halloween inspired fun, all weekend long! Spooky crafts, a museum quest, creature features, and a trick-or-treat bag full of Halloween delight! See bats, mini-beasts, vultures, spiders, and more! Visitors receive a complimentary treat bag and free museum and planetarium admission for costumed visitors. Cost: $5.00, includes museum admission/does not include planetarium admission.
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$10

Lanterns & Legends

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Washington County Jail,
2636 Kingstown Road
Kingston, RI United States
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Tour-goers for this excursion will hear about some of South County's creepiest history, including brazen murders, gruesome executions, and supposed vampires, all in the hallowed halls of the Old Washington County Jail. The tour highlights grim artifacts from the collection that are not usually on display. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for Center members and students (including college).  Tickets must be purchased prior to the event.  Tours will be also be offered on October 20th, 21st, and 27th at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.  Space is limited, and tours quickly sell out each year.
For more information, and to purchase tickets, please click here.
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