Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth. (401) 847-3777; greenvale.com, is now open daily with ample outdoor seating, picnicking areas and a wine garden. Their estate-grown wines are provided by the bottle, glass, or flight. Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Check their Instagram for special food and music events @greenvalevineyards.
The Dean Marketplace will be held Saturday, May 1 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Dean Hotel, 122 Fountain St., Providence, to showcase local eats, drinks and shops. Vendors include North, Bolt Coffee, Soulita Soap, Churros RI, MXR Cocktails and more.
Tiverton Library Services, 34 Roosevelt Ave., Tiverton, (401) 625-6796, tivertonlibrary.org, has some food-oriented online programs in May. Patrons are encouraged to go online or call to learn more and to register.
The Virtual Cookbook Club: May Breakfast will be Wednesday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. The Rhode Island tradition of the May Breakfast will be explored as they share recipes from a variety of brunch cookbooks. Copies are available at the Library and on the Ocean State Libraries eZone. Or, you may pick your own favorite recipe to share instead.
Celebrate spring with fresh cooking ideas on Monday, May 24, at 6:30 p.m. This “cook along” for fresh ideas highlights easy-to-make, heart-healthy spring dishes. Visit tivertonlibrary.org to register, and the library will send you the recipes and supply list for the class.
The Rhode Island Museum of Science & Art (RIMOSA) presents a virtual “Drink & Draw” program for adults with a discussion of the art of M.C. Escher on Thursday, May 20, at 6 p.m. This virtual program is open to adults only, 21 plus. It can be enjoyed with or without adult beverages and is BYOB. The cost is $5 per kit, delivered to your home prior to the program. Each kit contains all of the art materials needed for one person. They recommend purchasing a kit for each person participating. Registration is open now at tinyurl.com/MayEscherProgram. A brief discussion on the art of M.C. Escher – especially his tessellations (a type of art made by repeating shapes that cover the page like tiles) will be on Zoom. Then, the group will create its own tessellations using an easy technique lead by the RIMOSA educator. No prior art experience or talent necessary.
St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center, 84 Cumberland St., Woonsocket, (401) 356-0713, stannartsandculturalcenter.org/ is having a May Breakfast To Go! on Saturday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to noon. Menu will post online soon.
On the menu
Johnny’s Victory Diner. 2731 Victory Highway, Burrillville, (401) 765-2661, johnnysvictorydiner.com, starts its barbecue season on Friday, April 30. It now has a full liquor license.
Save the Date
The Crepe Corner, 2170 Broad St., Cranston, will have its grand opening celebration on Saturday, May 22, with owners Natacha Legein and Anthony Adagboyi. Cranston Mayor Kenneth Hopkins will do a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. There will be raffles for a macaron basket, a book basket and a Belgian chocolate basket at noon. All proceeds will be split equally and donated to The Autism Project and The Rhode Island Crime Victim Compensation Program. There will be menu specials for the day as well.
The new edition of “TV Maitre d’ with Joe Zito,” seen regularly on Sundays at 11 a.m. on Fox Providence and at 11:30 a.m. on WPRI-12, will feature: Maria’s Cucina, Harbor Lights, The Tiki Bar at The Hillside Country Club, DeWolf Tavern, Pat’s Italian, Richard’s Pub, Trattoria Romana, Costantino’s Venda Bar & Ristorante and Tavolo Wine Bar. Chef/owner Champe Speidel of Persimmon will prepare Beef Tartare. Learn more at tvmaitred.com. In the new edition of “Fresh & Local,” regularly seen on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. on The CW Providence, executive chef Ryan Mancini of Twin Oaks will prepare two new specials from his spring/summer menu.