NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (WPRI) — Lee passed by offshore as a post-tropical cyclone, bringing gusty winds and large waves to the Southern New England coast.
With the potential for adverse weather, some events decided ahead of time to alter or reschedule their plans.
Here’s what we know about some big local events:
This event, originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Fort Adams, has been canceled, according to a post on its Facebook page.
Organizers told 12 News it will instead be held on Sept. 28, 2024. All tickets will be good for next year’s event, but anyone who won’t be able to make it can email email@example.com to request an Eventbrite credit that can be used for any other Gray Matter Marketing event over the next two years.
The Rhode Island Calamari Festival and Cookoff at Veterans Park on Saturday has been canceled, along with the music events on Friday and Saturday nights, organizers announced Thursday.
“There will still be a number of events that will still occur throughout town as part of Gansett Days. Please see the Gansett Days brochure on Facebook and the town website,” Narragansett Parks and Recreation Director Michelle Kershaw said.
The festival’s website says it will be held rain or shine, and no changes have been announced as of yet. It takes place Saturday and Sunday at India Point Park in Providence.
This event is being held Thursday through Sunday in downtown Newport.
As of mid-day Thursday, the only changes were that in-water training has been canceled and there will be no Jamestown Ferry Service on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Updates will be posted on the event’s website and social media pages.
Featuring such acts as Willie Nelson, Bob Weir and Los Lobos, will be held as scheduled on Saturday at Xfinity Center in Mansfield. Organizers say they’re monitoring the weather situation and will post updates on social media.
This event has been postponed until Saturday, Oct. 28, according to its Facebook page.
This year’s walk and 5K fun run at Warwick City Park has been postponed until Saturday, Sept. 30. The fun run steps off at 10 a.m., followed by the walk at 11 a.m. Visit the event’s website to register or make a donation.
Caswell Cooke from the Misquamicut Business Association tweeted that the event will go on as planned, however, there’s a chance it opens late on Saturday due to the weather.
Organizers say they’ll make a call Friday morning for this event, which is held at 5 p.m. at Carousel Village.
East Providence End of Summer Concert
This free event, fearing a performance from Brass Attack and a classic car show, will be held Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Crescent Park in Riverside.
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