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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 Vodka, American Mussel Harvesters, Inc., Artifact Cider Project, Bellichi’s Best Biscotti, Blount Fine Foods, “Fat Free Bob” Tomassone, The Burgundian: Coffee & Waffles, Celestial Café, Cozy Caterers, Edible Arrangements (Providence), Emery’s Catering, FIFCO USA, Fire Works Catering, Foolproof Brewing Company, GG’s Pretzels, Gooseneck Vineyards, The Granny Squibb Company, Grey Sail Brewing Company, Gulf Stream Bar & Grille, Matunuck Oyster Bar, Narragansett Beer, Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co, Pranzi Catering & Events, Rhode Island Shellfisherman’s Association, Sarcastic Sweets, Sarto, Sin Desserts, Snapchef, Sons of Liberty Spirits, Two Ten Oyster Bar, and Whalers Brewing Company.
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.