Volvo Ocean Race Announces 2018 Newport Stopover Dates

The Volvo Ocean Race has announced that the next stopover in Newport, RI, will take place May 8 -20, 2018. It was also announced that the boats will leave New England for a first-time stopover in Cardiff, Wales. The boats are expected to arrive in Rhode Island between May 8 and 10. The in-port racing will take place May 17-19 with boats departing for Cardiff the … Continue reading Volvo Ocean Race Announces 2018 Newport Stopover Dates

Free Event: Newport Gallery Night Returns March 10

This post was written by Newport Gallery Night A new month is beginning and with it comes another Newport Gallery Night! This month Newport Gallery Night falls on March 10, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at participating galleries, museums and cultural institutions. If you’re still feeling the winter blues don’t miss the chance to visit our participating galleries which are all featuring wonderful … Continue reading Free Event: Newport Gallery Night Returns March 10

Norah Jones To Play 2016 Newport Folk & Jazz Festivals

Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals announced today that the 2016 festival lineup for both festivals will include Norah Jones, American singer, songwriter and actress. At 36, Jones has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. Jones will perform at Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 23 and at Newport Jazz Festival the following weekend on Saturday, July 30. For more details visit newportjazzfest.org “Norah Jones is one of America’s great … Continue reading Norah Jones To Play 2016 Newport Folk & Jazz Festivals

Free Event: The Citizens Bank Family Fun Day in Bristol

Grab the family and head over to the Audubon Environmental Education Center in Bristol on Saturday, March 5 for a day dedicated to Awesome Amphibians. Acquaint yourself with spring peepers, green frogs, bullfrogs, spotted salamanders and more. The event takes place from 9am-5pm. THE SCHEDULE 9am-5pm: Spot the Salamander: Spot all 10 salamanders hidden in the exhibit hall & win a prize 10am-2pm: Nature Craft Table 10am: Amphibian Stories 11am-2pm: … Continue reading Free Event: The Citizens Bank Family Fun Day in Bristol

Save the Date: Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour Offers Exclusive Entry Into Private Newport Homes

Get an exclusive inside look into the private homes of Newport during the 15th Annual Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour, where you’ll visit properties never before open to the public. Presented by St. Michael’s Country Day School, Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour takes place this year, rain or shine, on Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 10 am-4pm. Houses will be open until 4pm. Proceeds from the House … Continue reading Save the Date: Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour Offers Exclusive Entry Into Private Newport Homes

Engage Your Inner Chef with March Cooking Classes

Cooking is an acquired skill; one that takes time and patience to perfect, but in the end often proves rewarding. Foodies on Aquidneck Island need not worry about lacking the proper skills to engage their inner chef. With classes taught by knowledgeable experts, your inner Ramsay, Ray and even Batali is just waiting to surface. Wednesday, March 2 | 6-8pm Newport Cooks: The Art of Charcuterie with … Continue reading Engage Your Inner Chef with March Cooking Classes

Spread The Ed at Bike Newport Night at Midtown Oyster Bar

Every March Bike Newport throws a bike party to celebrate cycling in Newport and raise funds for a new initiatives. This year’s event takes place on Thursday, March 3rd from 6-9pm at Midtown Oyster Bar. Enjoy live music by the Slackwater String Band and Los Duderinos, supported by Common Fence Music. The grand prize raffle winner will take home a Cannondale Quick 6 hybrid, donated by Newport Bicycle. All funds from the evening support bike and road … Continue reading Spread The Ed at Bike Newport Night at Midtown Oyster Bar