Free Live Music

Enjoy live outdoor music in South County every week.  On the beach or in one of our many parks it’s the perfect way to get in the South County groove at the end of the day.

Monday Night Jams at Misquamicut Beach

Monday Night Jams at Misquamicut Beach

Where: Westerly Town Beach

When: Concert from 6-8pm

Free parking is available after 5pm and is limited. Paid parking is available close by.

Concerts are rain or shine.  Rain location is the Windjammer Lounge. Limited Seating capacity so first come, first served on rain nights.  NO beverages or food/coolers are allowed in the Windjammer Lounge.

NK Arts Council Summer Concerts 2019

Where: NK Town Beach

When: Tuesdays at 6:30pm

Del’s Lemonade, The Shuck Truck and others on site serving snacks and refreshments.

Wakefield RiverFire Summer Series

Stroll historic downtown Wakefield, listen to the sensational vibes of featured musicians, visit shops, restaurants and local artisans while sparkling bonfires are lit along the Saugatucket River. RiverFire & River Stage performers begin at 7 p.m.

Where: Downtown Wakefield-327 Main Street

When: Thursday  from 5-9 pm

Free Live Theatre Productions

Outdoor theater presentations are common throughout the summer.  Enjoy Shakespeare in beautiful outdoor settings this summer.

Contemporary Theater''s Shakespeare on the Saugatucket photo by: Dave Sarazen

Shakespeare on the Saugatucket- The Contemporary Theater Company         

Contemporary Theater Company  brings the wonderful work of William Shakespeare to life every summer on the beautiful patio on the banks of the Saugatucket River.  Enjoy the view, wander the gardens, and grab a drink at the patio bar before the show.

Where: 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI

When: 7:00 pm Wednesday and Sunday

Colonial Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer ​Night's Dream

Where: Wilcox Park, Westerly

When: 7:30-Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Keep Moving

Keep cool with free ice skate at URI's Boss Ice Arena

 Free Public Skating at Boss Ice Arena

Where: University of Rhode Island

When: 1:00-3:00pm Wednesday

Skate rentals $5

Salt Pond Safaris

Salt Pond Safari

Where: Ninigret Wild Life Refuge, East Entrance-50 Bend Road,Charlestown, RI

When: 10:00-11:30 am

An introduction for people of all ages to the wonders of salt ponds. Using a 30-foot seine net, catch a variety of aquatic creatures for participants to explore. Children enjoy hands-on experience with salt pond ecology. Prepare to get wet and sandy!

3rd Thursday Hike-South Kingstown Land Trust

Where: Crawley Preserve- 150 Glen Rock Road, West Kingstown

When: 8:30-9:30 am


Living Sharks Museum

Living Sharks Museum                                             

VISIT THE MUSEUM! Living Sharks Museum is a “pop-up style” museum and research center in downtown Westerly Rhode Island. Big things start small! Come visit and support our mission as we grow. Our knowledgeable educators will ensure you have a great experience! Admission is ALWAYS FREE!

Tomaquag Museum

Rhode Island’s only museum entirely dedicated to telling the story of the state’s original inhabitants, and the only museum operated by and for Native people.

Children’s Hour-Harvesting Cattails- Explore the many uses of cattails. Be ready to dissect and explore and help build a chart for all the parts of this amazing plant and its 1001 uses!

Where: 390A Summit Road, Exeter, RI

When: 10:00-11:00 Wednesday