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Heritage Programs: December Calendar

December 1
12 – 5 pm


78 Carter Ave

There will be food, Glühwein, and vendors with a variety of gifts/merchandise! This is a free event and open to the public.

Contact: German American Cultural Society of RI   (401)  726-9873

December 4
5 – 7 pm


State House Holiday Celebration
RI State House

Please join the Governor and the First Family to celebrate the holiday season and light the Christmas Tree with live performances. Come see the Heroes’ Tree, the Gingerbread House, and all the decorations in the State Room. Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus There will be crafts for kids as well as treats and refreshments for all

December 7
4 pm

East Greenwich

St. Lucia Fest
99 Pierce Street, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

This candlelight traditional program will be followed by Swedish refreshments, dancing around the Christmas tree, and Scandinavian shopping. Entrance fee: Adult $10, Child $5.

Contact: Astrid Drew

December 7
6 - 7:30 pm


Christmas Cèilidh
7 Legion Way, American Legion-Auburn Post

The Christmas Cèilidh is a potluck event open to members and their guests. The evening will include dancing, musical performances by members of the Society, and raffle baskets. $5 per person and attendees are kindly asked to bring a non-perishable offering for a local food bank.

Contact: St. Andrew’s Society of RI

December 21
6 pm– 12 am


5to Parrandón Navideño

Salsa, trova and merengue orchestras, and socializing with all our friends and colleagues from all over New England; you can't miss this opportunity to dance, eat and enjoy while keeping the culture of parrandas alive!!! Ticketed event.

Contact: Puerto Rican Professional Association of Rhode Island (401) 491-9063