The Providence International Arts Festival June 11th-14th Providence Ri
Building off of Providence’s international recognition as a creative city, this first-ever signature event will be a jaw-dropping celebration featuring world-class arts, sculpture, music, food and spectacle in the heart of the city’s downtown. The centerpiece of Festival activities is Saturday, June 13, 2015 with events beginning on Kennedy Plaza at 4pm. From the largest stringed instrument on the planet, to the undisputed Queen of African Music, to the Grammy Award-winning ambassador of Mali, to visual transformations of city streets with murals, tape art, and photography, the Providence International Arts Festival will light up Rhode Island’s capital city over four days, and engage a diverse international audience.
Connecticut Open House Day Saturday Statewide
The Connecticut Office of Tourism is sponsoring the 11th annual Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 13th. The one-day statewide event is designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art, and tourism. Its a great way for residents to discover or rediscover all that is happening in the state.
Waterfire Saturday Providence RI
This Saturday, there will be another full lighting for the Waterfire Festival. Over eighty bonfires will be lit along the river in downtown Providence. As you walk along the paths in Waterfront Park, past the arched bridges and beautiful sculptures; your senses will be captivated by the flames, aromas of burning wood and music from around the world. You will see torch-lit vessels with gargoyles that travel down the river, street performers and live music. WaterFire has been enjoyed by of over ten million visitors since its flames were first lit in 1994.
International Festival of Arts & Ideas June 13th-27th New Haven Ct
A 15-day extravaganza of performing arts, lectures, and conversations that takes over theaters and open spaces in New Haven each June. More than 80% of festival events are completely free.
Barnum Festival June 12-28, 2015 Bridgeport Ct
The Barnum Festival, now in its 67th year, is the largest civic celebration of its kind in the region. Bridgeport resident P.T. Barnum was the inspiration, and a hardy core of volunteers, including the honored Ringmaster and Royal Family, produce a series of low and no-cost, family friendly events that include, the Wing Ding Parade for Kids, the Barnum's Got Talent Vocal Competition, a Barnum Festival-Bluefish Baseball Night, a Pops Concert and Skyblast Fireworks in Seaside Park, a drum corps competition and the culminating event -- the Great Street Parade on June 28, 2015, featuring bands, floats, dancers, giant inflatables, color guards and community groups representing the diversity of the city and the region.
Bascom Lodge Weekly Performances Adams Ma
Sitting atop Massachusetts’ highest peak in the Berkshires of Massachusetts is Bascom Lodge. There is a myriad of opportunities for fun for families throughout the summer and early fall. The season opener starts this weekend and continues through October 30th, the lodge offers workshops, lectures, music and explorations of all kinds.
The Berklee Sumer in the City Concerts Series Greater Boston Ma
This concert series, presents more than 200 free performances throughout the Greater Boston area from May through September. Bringing neighborhoods alive with free programs of pop, rock, jazz, Latin, and more, some of Berklee’s most promising young artists are poised to share the skills they hone on campus with the local community.
Free Fishing Days In the State of Vermont Saturday
During Free Fishing Days events, fishing license requirements are waived for recreational anglers. Free Fishing Days are the ideal time for adults who don’t yet have a license to introduce kids to fishing or for anglers to mentor beginner
Many museums in New England offer free admission during specified days of the week. You can find them here in the Good Diggin Museum Listing of New England.
There are many Cities and Towns that offer free weekly live music shows with a wide variety of music available. You can find a lot of options here on the Good Diggin Free Weekly Town Concert listings.