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The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo


The acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, has returned to Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence with shows running nightly from through November 1st. This highly anticipated annual fall tradition features a breathtaking display of 5000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns, with over 125 of them artistically carved and displayed in scenes to play out the annual […]

Carving Up A Masterpiece!

Pumpkin Carving Secrets From the Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack O' Lantern Spectacular


Probably the most asked questions about the Roger William Zoo’s Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular have to do with carving technique – what are the secrets of the Spectacular’s expert carvers? Carving pictures courtesy of Passion for Pumpkins Here are some tips from the experts on how to get crafty with pumpkin carving. Carve the hole […]

English Holiday Celebration in New England

The Misquamicut Players Bring Guy Fawkes Day Reenactment and Bonfire to Rhode Island


  The folks in Misquamicut celebrate Guy Gawkes Day with a play, bonfire, and firewords, but  who the heck is Guy Fawkes? The story begins in 1605, when Guy Fawkes (also known as Guido-yes, really) and a group of coconspirators attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament. The conspirators were angered because King James […]

Images of a North Country Autumn

Poetic Thoughts, Driving along Route 102


Beautiful Scituate and Burrilville and Foster and Gloucester and Chepachet and so many more little towns and cities that are scattered throughout the northern area of Rhode Island make a drive in the country ever so inviting. Slipping down Route 102, you can see the autumn arena right before your eyes.   Pumpkins are displayed […]

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