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15 RI Restaurants to be Featured at New England Outdoor Living & Garden Show

Thursday, February 07, 2019

The New England Outdoor Living & Garden Show

“We are extremely excited to have this opportunity to bring a new experience to all of New England. The New England Outdoor Living and Garden Show will provide an inspired, creative and beautiful environment that truly breathes our motto to Live Well and Live Inspired. Our talented artists, designers, and gardeners have created mini-outdoor oases that will be displayed indoors for our guests to walk through, experiencing the vision, the smells, the touch, and the feelings as if you are really outside on a beautiful day,” said Charles Carberry, Show Director.

The show will take place from March 8 to March 10 at the WaterFire Arts Center.

The Show

Some of the walk-through themes that guests will be able to enjoy are Wedding Garden, Farm to Table, Wine & Pizza, Backyard Paradise, Woodland Secret Garden, The Water’s Edge and Creature Feature.

Participating restaurants include:

Other show highlights include:

-Food and Beverage Tasting from local companies

-Hands-On Masterclass Experiences – learn from the best in design and entertaining with intimate opportunities to meet the experts in their craft including Wellness, Mindfulness, Cooking, Organic Growing, Mixology, Entertaining, and many others.

-Happy Hour in the Beer Garden, unwind after work for beer and food from local talent in the amazing providence food scene.

-Date Night on the rooftop garden bar to sample delectable plates and specialty cocktails, from the most talented Chefs and Mixologists in New England

-Demonstrations from celebrity chefs

-Elaborate garden displays and outdoor masterpieces

-Shopping opportunities for unique artisan built pieces

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