Art Happenings in Little Rhody this Weekend

12 Jul

One of Festival Fete’s vendors, MadKnits is participating in a very cool event this weekend – RI’s first Designer Toy Show!

Blue Collar Toy Show
July 13th-14th, opening reception at 6pm
Hope Artiste Village
Bryce Studio (across from the Greenhouse)
1005 Main St, #8116B
Pawtucket, RI 02860

This will be a gallery show with a focus on customized vinyl toys, hand-cast resin figures, and designer plush. The show will encompass all things geek-tastic and pop-culture in the designer toy and art world. Collectors and novices welcome, all of the work will be for sale.


Also this weekend is the classic fine art festival run by the Wickford Art Association – the 51st Annual Wickford Art Festival.

Wickford Art Festival

Saturday & Sunday from 10am – 5pm you can swing on over to Bristol for the Mt. Hope Farm Artisan Fair.


Looks like it’s shaping up to be a fabulous weekend for outdoor art festivals and fun things to do! What are you doing this weekend? Please leave a comment if you have any other suggestions.

East Greenwich Art Festival

Wakefield Art Festival

Many thanks to our sponsor (who always has a weekend packed with fun) Smashing Photo!



One Response to “Art Happenings in Little Rhody this Weekend”


  1. Art Happenings This Weekend & Circus Smirkus! | Festival Fete - July 18, 2013

    […] Circus Smirkus, Vermont’s award-winning international youth circus, is back on the road with its 2012 Big Top Tour, celebrating a 26-year tradition of bringing joy and magic to towns all over the Northeast. The traveling youth circus performs approximately 70 shows this summer, from the mountains of Vermont to the shores of Maine, with stops along the way in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and upstate New York. The Circus will stage four performances in Rhode Island on July 19th and 20th at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Tickets prices are $17 for kids and $19 for adults.  Tickets are available at or by calling 1-877-SMIRKUS. […]

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