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11 Events to Jump Start the New Year – January Lil Rhody Round-Up

Emma Sullivan | December 30, 2018 | Culture, Food, Things To Do
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We don’t know about you, but we are ready for some foodie fun in the New Year! Our January Lil Rhody Round-Up includes cooking classes, Providence Restaurant week, foodie fundraisers, and some non-foodie (but still fun!) events. Jump into the New Year with an open mind and ready to eat!


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Sushi Nights
Stoneacre Tapas
Every Thursday from 5:30 pm – 9 pm

Stoneacre Tapas has a special sushi menu on Thursday nights. If you are vegan or aren’t an adventurous eater there are plenty of non-sushi options. Perfect for date night or a dinner out with friends!

Stoneacre Tapas is located at 515 Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island.

Twelfth Night
Mount Hope Farm
Saturday, January 5 from 7 pm – 9:30 pm

What Cheer, Shakespeare? and The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater return to Mount Hope Farm with a performance of Twelfth Night. Both theater companies are known for bringing Shakespearean classics to life using modern costumes, simple scenery, and topical references. It’s an audience favorite and family-friendly show.

Twelfth Night tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance here.

Mount Hope Farm is located at 250 Metacom Avenue in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Super Art Sunday: Repair It!
RISD Museum
Sunday, January 6 from 11 am – 4 pm

Super Art Sunday: Repair It! at the RISD Museum explores how repairing art happens through science, imagination, live demonstrations, and interactive activities. Whether you’re just curious, love anything art or have a piece you’d like to restore, Super Art Sunday is a fun and educational event.

Find the full schedule of events here. Admission to Super Art Sunday is free.

The RISD Museum is located at 20 N Main Street in Providence, Rhode Island.

Pierogi Cooking Classes
Krakow Deli Bakery Smokehouse
January 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 and 30

There’s nothing like grandma’s humble pierogi’s but rest assure you can learn! Krakow Deli Bakery Smokehouse is hosting several classic Polish Pierogi Cooking Classes in the New Year. Tickets are $85 per person or $160 for two people. Tickets can be purchased in-store or over the phone.

Krakow Deli Bakery Smokehouse is located at 855 Social Street in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

January Marketplace
Shades of Vintage
Saturday, January 12 at 9 am and Sunday, January 13 at 10 am

Vintage vendors and artists are popping up at Shades of Vintage Marketplace and Cerulean in Warren. There are new items and surprises, making every pop-up extra special.

Shades of Vintage Marketplace is located at 26 Child Street in Warren, Rhode Island.

We offer private group tours year-round. Our private tours are perfect for extra special occasions like birthdays, corporate outings, team building, alumni events, and more! Find more information about planning your perfect private Rhode Island Red Food Tour here.

PVD Flea Winter Pop-Ups
Hope High School
Sunday, January 13 and Sunday, January 27 at 10 am

The PVD Flea is back in January! We love browsing the different weekly vendors and getting a coffee or lunch at the food trucks. The flea is popping up in the cafeteria at Hope High School til its triumphant return in the summer.

Hope High School is located at 324 Hope Street in Providence, Rhode Island.

7th Annual Spectacular Cookie Smackdown
RI Convention Center
Sunday, January 13 from 1 pm – 4 pm

Rhode Island’s bakers are competing for the title of Very Best Cookie in Rhode Island. Personally, we’re competing for who can eat the most cookies. The Spectacular Cookie Smackdown moved to an even bigger vendor this year and always sells out, so get your tickets soon!

Tickets are $20 and include all the cookies you can eat and all the Yacht Club Soda, New Harvest Coffee, and milk you can drink. Purchase your tickets here.

The RI Convention Center is located at 1 Sabin Street in Providence, Rhode Island.

Providence Winter Restaurant Week
Sunday, January 13 – Saturday, January 26

It’s baaack – Providence Restaurant Week returns this month and our taste buds are ready. Nearly 100 local restaurants are participating. Three-course lunches start are $16.95 and three-course dinners start at $29.95. Some restaurants are offering two-for-one specials.

Our Downcity Providence Food Tour partners Gracie’s and Oberlin are participating in Providence Winter Restaurant Week with dinner specials. Check them out for a real dinner treat.

Cooking with Joe Simone
Hope & Main
Tuesday, January 15

Chef Joe Simone is back from a European adventure and sharing new ideas and new recipes. The class’ recipes will be based on dishes from his trips to Switzerland and Italy. Chef Simone’s classes are popular and sell out quickly, so purchase your tickets soon!

Classes are $65 and include recipes, tastings, and wine. To book your spot, e-mail Joe at or call (401) 487-3931.

Hope & Main is located at 691 Main Street in Warren, Rhode Island.

Meet Your New Best Friend Special Adoption Event
Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RISPCA)
Saturday, January 19 at 10 am

New Year, new best friend! The RISPCA is holding special adoption events throughout the year and their first is in January. Meet and greet their available dogs, cats, and other furry friends. They will be sharing featured adoptable animals closer to the event.

The RISPCA is located at 186 Amaral Street in Riverside, Rhode Island.

Taste of the East Bay 2019
Hope & Main
Saturday, January 26 from 5 pm – 8 pm

Local chefs, purveyors, and restaurants will be showing off their goods at the Taste of the East Bay. Sip and savor the best local artisanal food and drinks during this intimate event benefiting the RISPCA. Vendors will be announced closer to the event, but our mouths are already watering.

Hope & Main is located at 691 Main Street in Warren, Rhode Island.


The winter months will fly by. Stay tuned for updates to our food tours and more information about our 2019 season!


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