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2023 gingerbread house decorating contest pgomo image with a gingerbread house and gingerbread man

19th annual
Gingerbread House
Decorating Contest

December 2nd  |  9am - 5pm

Steal away a few moments during the hectic holiday season to gather with friends and family to engage in an old world craft... be creative, sneak some candy, and have fun! Enjoy 20% off Class registrations, raffles, tasty treats, grab bags, Holiday Photo Stations, artisan craft sales, and more. Costumes welcome!

Space per time slot is limited & may fill. Reservations REQUIRED

Tickets $15 per house 

live bait logo of a fish bowl filled with pieces of paper, a microphone on top and the end of it depicting a fishing line and hook

Live Bait:
True Stories From Real People

December 9th  |  7:30pm

Theme: I didn't See That One Coming

“True Stories From Real People”, Rhode Island’s longest running adult story telling show for over 10 years.

No scripts or notes, no rants or stand-up, just true stories told in six minutes or less. Audience participation encouraged, performers and non-performers alike to come play or just watch an evening of Funny, Gut-Wrenching, Scary, Enlightening, Soul-Baring, True Stories. 

Tickets $10 in advance or at the door.


RISA Presents:
Songwriters in the Round

December 14th  |  7:00pm

4 Song writers, 4 rounds of original songs. Join in, listen, enjoy great original music, and become a part of next month's theme. Meets monthly on the second Thursday.

Suggested admission 

$5 RISA Members

$10 Non-Member

Weekly Events 

Monday - Friday: Open Studio, 4-8pm - REGISTRATION REQUIRED


Participants must have previous experience in a clay studio, as no instruction will be offered during this time. Includes use of all Artists' Exchange equipment including pottery wheels, canvas covered tables, extruder and clay tools as well as a bisque fire. Glazing fees charged separately. Supplies can also be purchased separately through Artists' Exchange. Call to sign up: 401.490.9475. $10 per session.

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