Thursday, Sept. 14, is the night for The Providence Journal’s Critic’s Choice Food & Drink Event, featuring more than 65 local restaurants, food artisans, brewers, food trucks, bakers and more. This unique event will be held at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston, from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $ 60 at the door, and include all food and drink samples. For information, contact Ann Marie Rathbun at (401) 277-7153 or email@example.com.
It’s not too late for some fun on the beach — it’s Fallfest at Misquamicut State Beach in Westerly. Rubix Kube performs on Friday, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band on Saturday. There’ll be a midway, a classic car show in Saturday, a food truck rodeo, antique fire trucks on Sunday, fire juggling, martial arts demonstrations and more. The event is held Friday 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $ 8, children 3 and younger free. (Midway rides not included.) For details call (401) 332-1026 or go to misquamicutfestival.org.
Miles Davis tribute
Trumpet player Doug Woolverton is bringing his “Tribute to Miles Davis” back to the Greenwich Odeum on Saturday at 8 p.m. This year’s concert will center around Davis’s music from the 1970s to the 1990s. Performing with Woolverton will be a versatile band that includes Rusty Scott on organ and electric piano, Johny Keys on synthesizer and keyboards, Jeff Lockhart on guitar, Lenny Stallworth on bass, Joe Davis Jr. on drums and Shari Puorto on vocals. The Odeum is at 59 Main St., East Greenwich. Tickets are $ 25-$ 30; details at greenwichodeum.com.
Hear Weird Al
The Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, presents a special screenings of Weird Al Yankovic’s 1989 cult classic film “UHF” on Saturday, with Weird Al himself on hand for a post screening Q & A. In the film, George Newman, played by Yankovic, takes over a failing TV station his uncle won in a poker game. Screening starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $ 40 and $ 85 (the latter includes a chance to meet Yankovic and get an autographed poster). For information go to columbustheatre.com.
Coggeshall Farm Museum in Bristol will hold its 44th annual Harvest Fair on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival, held on the grounds of the 48-acre living history museum at 1 Colt Drive, will include local musical talent, vendors, food, hay rides and pony rides, 18th-century games, interactive woodworking and blacksmithing demonstrations, and jonnycakes from Coggeshall’s 18th-century kitchen. Admission is $ 7 for adults; $ 5 for children 4-11, seniors and active members of the military; free for children under 4. For details go to coggeshallfarm.org/harvestfair or call (401) 253-9062.