Free concert in the park by the RI Philharmonic

The Rhode Island Foundation is inviting the public to a free concert by the Rhode Island Philharmonic at the Temple to Music in Roger Williams Park on Fri., Aug. 10, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The 60-piece orchestra will play two 45-minute sets …

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The Rhode Island Foundation is inviting the public to a free concert by the Rhode Island Philharmonic at the Temple to Music in Roger Williams Park on Fri., Aug. 10, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The 60-piece orchestra will play two 45-minute sets with a 20-minute intermission. The program will feature rousing standards, including the Star Spangled Banner, the 1812 Overture and “Harry’s Wondrous World” theme from the Harry Potter film series.

At least 25 food trucks food trucks will be at the Temple to Music and at the park’s normal Food Truck Friday location at Carousel Village, including a beer and wine garden. The trucks will serve everything from gourmet burgers and authentic Chinese street food to vegan ice cream and cannoli from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Parking is available throughout Roger Williams Park and there will be a secure area to leave bikes at the Temple to Music. Details are posted on the Foundation’s website.

For the first time, the concert will be paired with extended hours at the Roger Williams Park Zoo, which will be open until 7 p.m.