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The Valley Breeze & Observer 07-12-2018

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2 ENTERTAINMENT JULY 11-17, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION South Country Balloon Festival returns July 20-22 SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Roomful of Blues and Billy Gilman will headline the 40th South County Balloon Festival, set from the week- end of July 20-22 at the University of Rhode Island Athletic Fields, rain or shine. Roomful of Blues will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 20. The eight-piece band will open the fes- tival. Gilman, the Hope Valley native and runner-up in Season 11 of "The Voice" will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 21. During both concerts, balloonists offer tethered rides for $20, giv- ing riders a view of the festival and surrounding area. Admission is $10 per person and free for kids 10 and under. Festival hours are Friday, 4-10 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Parking is free and RV camping is available on site. For more information and an event schedule, visit www.south- countyballoonfest.com. Herman's Hermits to perform at Stadium Theatre WOONSOCKET – Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone will perform at the Stadium Theatre on Saturday, July 28, at 8 p.m. Peter Noone achieved international fame as "Herman," lead singer of pop band Herman's Hermits at the age of 15. Noone's classic hits include "I'm Into Something Good," "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" and "There's a Kind of Hush." Noone was born in Manchester, England, where he studied act- ing at St. Bede's College and the Manchester School of Music and Drama. As a child, he played Stanley Fairclough in the long-running British soap opera, "Coronation Street." He was also featured in the televi- sion series "Knight Errant," "Family Solicitor" and "Monro's Saki Stories." Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.sta- diumtheatre.com. Admission ranges between $46, $56 and $69. GILMAN Herman's Hermits starring PETER NOONE will perform at the Stadium Theatre on Saturday, July 28, at 8 p.m. Women's Day at the Range on Sunday, Aug. 12 LINCOLN – The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish & Wildlife's Hunter Education Program will offer its annu- al Women's Day at the Range event designed to introduce women to the world of shooting sports on Sunday, Aug. 12, at Manville Sportsmen's Rod and Gun Club, 250 High St. Women will be offered a two-hour segment in which they will be able to try shotguns, handguns, rifles, archery equipment and tomahawks. Participants will be allowed six shots per firearm with an instructor present. No prior experience is neces- sary. Registration is required. No walk-ins will be accepted. Register online at www.dem.ri.gov/womensrange. Eat Drink RI presents Live Jazz Brunch EAST PROVIDENCE – On Sunday, July 15, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Eat Drink RI is sponsoring the first Live Jazz Brunch featuring the New Providence Big Band at East Providence HeritageFest 2018. This 38th Annual HeritageFest takes place at Pierce Memorial Field in East Providence this weekend, July 13-15. Details can be found at ephe- ritagedays.com. Six local food businesses will prepare brunch specialties to enjoy during the show. Vendors include Borealis Coffee Roasters, The Burgundian: Coffee & Waffles, Gastros, GottaQ Smokehouse BBQ, Incred-A-Bowl and SoulFull. Mimosas will also be served. The concert is free and open to the public. Food and drink from these vendors is available for purchase dur- ing the show. Step back in time and enjoy the blaring horns, romantic melodies, and foot stomping rhythms of the New Providence Big Band, a 17-piece swing band, featuring the tones of Katie Kleyla. Visit https://eatdrinkri.com .

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