On Thursday, June 13, Save The Bay will hold its annual Taste of The Bay fundraiser from 7-9 p.m. The event, which follows Save The Bay’s annual meeting at 5:30 p.m., takes place in and around the organization’s coastal headquarters in Providence. Ticketholders attending this celebration of the flavors, sights and sounds of Narragansett Bay will enjoy tastings of locally-grown, -sourced and -harvested food and beverages from local restaurants, fishermen, bakeries, breweries and caterers, as well as live music and a raffle.

The rain-or-shine event will feature acoustic music by Bob Tomassone on the lawn and patio, as well as raffle gift cards and baskets donated by local food trucks, restaurants, entertainment and businesses. Taste of The Bay guests are also invited to arrive early to attend the organization’s annual meeting at 5:30 pm, during which Save The Bay will present its annual environmental awards.

Taste of The Bay will welcome more than two dozen Rhode Island vendors to the event this year, including: Absolut VodkaAmerican Mussel Harvesters, Inc.Artifact Cider ProjectBellichi’s Best BiscottiBlount Fine Foods“Fat Free Bob” TomassoneThe Burgundian: Coffee & WafflesCelestial CaféCozy CaterersEdible Arrangements (Providence)Emery’s CateringFIFCO USAFire Works CateringFoolproof Brewing CompanyGG’s PretzelsGooseneck VineyardsThe Granny Squibb CompanyGrey Sail Brewing CompanyGulf Stream Bar & GrilleMatunuck Oyster BarNarragansett BeerNewport Craft Brewing & Distilling CoPranzi Catering & EventsRhode Island Shellfisherman’s AssociationSarcastic SweetsSartoSin DessertsSnapchefSons of Liberty SpiritsTwo Ten Oyster Bar, and Whalers Brewing Company.

Tickets for Taste of The Bay ($50) are on sale now, and a full list of vendors and sponsors can be found at savebay.org/taste.- Advertisement –

The event will be held at Save The Bay’s headquarters at 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence. Ample parking will be available, including shuttle service to and from lots on the nearby Johnson and Wales University Harborside Campus.