It's Friday! Weather reports are saying that we're due for a beautiful weekend. Where are you going to dine this weekend while visiting South County, Rhode Island? We have a few suggestions. This week it's all about dining while being entertained.

4607189_origSmokey Joe's Cafe opens tonight at Theatre by the Sea. Enjoy dinner before the show at the Bistro by the Sea, the theater's onsite restaurant  that's now under new ownership. A RI culinary favorite, chef Rich Paolo will offer a creative menu that patrons will truly enjoy.

The Seared Scallops with tomato butter and saffron green pea risotto at the Charlestown Rathskeller  Jill Connor / The Westerly SunEnjoy music by Young Rust - a Neil Young tribute band tonight at the Charlestown Rathskeller as well as delicious dishes such as these seared scallops over risotto, a can-never-go-wrong burger and their amazing, famous fries. Also, tonight is Dogfish pint night - get a free glass with the purchase of a pint of Dogfish beer.

buck_a_shuck_eventEnjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres  Coast Guard House  during the Belmont Stakes horse race event happening this Saturday at 5:30 PM. Come watch the Belmont and sip on a Belmont Breeze or White Carnation.

phantomImage2630-originalEnjoy lakeside entertainment at the Nordic Lodge before or after gorging on their all-you-can-eat lobster buffet and more.