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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 11-26-2019

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22 ENTERTAINMENT NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 3, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$45. Call 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadi- umtheatre.com . TRASH OR TREASURE SHOP – of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket, has re-opened with fall/winter merchandise. New and gently-used clothing and shoes for the family is avail- able along with handbags, books, home goods, etc. The shop is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon. WINTER FARMERS MARKET – at Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St, Pawtucket. Features over 80 vendors selling their locally-grown products, featuring an extensive variety of local farmers, fishers, and food producers. Visit www.farmfresh.org . 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Departments include furniture, decorative accessories, small appliances, domestics, household items, seasonal clothing, boots, shoes, toys and holiday decorations. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Call 401-725-1920. WATERFIRE HOLIDAY ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL – at 475 Valley St., Providence. More than 75 artists and makers, fine art, wood, ceramics, jewelry, metal- work and more. Also, live music and food trucks. Visit https://tinyurl.com/r3lt87n . Noon to 6 p.m. HOMECOMING CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER – at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, 7:30 p.m. For reservations, call 401-725-9272 or visit www.riverfolk.org for more information. Admission is $20. Doors open for silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Sunday December 1 PAWS & CLAUS – Pet photos with Santa hosted by the Pawtucket Dog Park Committee at Daggett Farm in Slater Park, 451 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. The event is open to all fur babies. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots collection bin and receive a raffle ticket to win prizes. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT – presented by the Carillon Women's Chorus at Greenwood Community Church, 805 Main Ave., Warwick. 3 p.m. Monday December 2 TAKE CONTROL OF DIABETES – program at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road. People with pre-diabetes, diabetes and their caregivers are welcome. Register for free classes by contacting Maria Kishfy at 401-440-8136. 11 a.m. for the day when the diner would open, he said, and now the time has come. Councilor Michael Araujo said the Miss Lorraine has generated a lot of buzz in town. "A lot of people are talking about it," he said. Arena said Savage did a wonderful job restoring the old dining car. "It's something that we real- ly all can be very proud of," said Savage, noting that this 1941 Worcester Streamliner Diner was one of the deluxe diners of its day, and is one of only seven such diners left in the world. Savage said he spent a long time trying to find just the right person to operate the restaurant. EATERIES From Page 3 Blackstone River Theatre 20th annual Homecoming Concert is Saturday CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present its 20th annual Homecoming Concert and Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature Atwater-Donnelly, Allysen Callery, Cathy Clasper-Torch and Shelley Katsh, Yacouba Diabate, Eastern Medicine Singers, Andrew McIntosh & Kyle Forsthoff, Partington & Sweeney, and Kim Trusty. At 6:30 p.m. and during intermission, Blackstone River Theatre will also hold a silent auction featuring CDs, jewelry, original artwork, Christmas items and gift cer- tificates. All of the proceeds from both the concert and the silent auction will go to support Blackstone River Theatre's programming and operating expenses. Says BRT executive direc- tor Russell Gusetti, "this is not only BRT's one big fundraiser for the year, but it also serves as an excellent sampler as audiences get to see eight different acts in one evening, all who will be per- forming concerts in the com- ing months." Having celebrated its 20th anniversary in September, Blackstone River Theatre has now presented more than 2,700 concerts, festivals, dances, arts classes and com- munity events in front of more than 126,000 people. Blackstone River Theatre received the 2019 "Best of" Award from Rhode Island Monthly for "Best Folk Venue." Featured performers, who are all donating their time, include Atwater~Donnelly who will perform Appalachian, original and Celtic-inspired folk music and clogging. Kim Trusty will play a set of her jazz and blues-based original music and Blackstone River Theatre welcomes the return of Yacouba Diabate, a master kora player from Burkina Faso, West Africa, now living in Rhode Island. Allysen Callery is an American folksinger from Bristol. Andrew McIntosh and Kyle Forsthoff, both of Fellswater, will play a set of Scottish music on pipes and percussion and the Eastern Medicine Singers, led by Daryl "Black Eagle" Jamieson, will perform Algonquin and other Native American drum and vocal music. The duo Partington & Sweeney sees guitarist and five-string banjo player Ed Sweeney playing folk music along with vocalist Mary Lee Partington. Cathy Clasper- Torch, on fiddle and cello, will be joined by accordion player Shelley Katsh. Admission is $20. The silent auction begins at 6:30 p.m. and continues at inter- mission. For reservations, call 401-725-9272 or visit www. riverfolk.org for more infor- mation. CALENDAR From Page 21 Holiday bazaar this Sunday at German American Society PAWTUCKET – Christkindlmarkt Holiday Bazaar will be held at the German American Cultural Society, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket, on Sunday, Dec. 1, from noon to 5 p.m. Holiday fun and shopping with local artisans and craftspeople. Home-cooked dinner from the kitchen. Glühwein and waffles outdoors in the Biergarten. Visit www.gacsri.org . AREA BAZAARS answers

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